Given the significant role research can play in the CSR, Sigma offers its services to the public as well as private sector companies involved in CSR activities.  This could be in terms providing inputs for the CSR strategy through community needs assessment as well as analysis of secondary data. The Needs assessment can help in identifying the priorities of the community, which can become the basis for CSR initiatives to be implemented.

Our expertise lies beyond this formative stage and covers process audit, impact assessment etc. We also can take up pre (baseline) and post (endline) research to assess the impact of the CSR interventions in terms of outcomes.

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OUR SERVICES

Design and methodology

Questionnaire /Instrument Development

Sampling

Household listing and mapping

Recruitment of field staff and training

Field Work (Quantitative as well as Qualitative)

Data Processing

Tabulation Plan

Content Analysis

Report

Presentation

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TYPES OF STUDIES THE SRC TEAM HANDLES

Formative, Needs Assessment

Baseline survey

Mid term / End line survey

Monitoring study

Evaluation study

Mapping study

Needs assessment

Communication needs assessment study

Communication strategy development study

Rapid appraisal

Concurrent evaluation

Qualitative studies (using case study, FGD, IDI, Observation, PRA etc)

Policy research

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ISSUES COVERED

Formative, Needs Assessment

Baseline survey

Mid term / End line survey

Monitoring study

Evaluation study

Mapping study

Needs assessment

Communication needs assessment study

Communication strategy development study

Rapid appraisal

Concurrent evaluation

Qualitative studies (using case study, FGD, IDI, Observation, PRA etc)

Policy research