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Individual Consultant - Good Practices Documentation – Haryana (For Indian National only)
|Location :||Haryana (Chandigarh) with travel to Districts, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||06-Jun-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
The UN General Assembly, and all its 193-member countries, in September 2015 adopted a global development vision entitled Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This 2030 Agenda was designed as a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. It lays out 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets, to stimulate global action over the next 15 years on issues critical to humanity and the planet. India committed to these SDGs at the September 2015 UN Summit and the SDGs officially came into force on 1 January 2016.
The UNDP India Country Programme Document (CPD 2018-2022) signed with the Government of India (GoI) aims at transformative change and development impact at scale. In line with this, UNDP has initiated active support to many state governments in mainstreaming SDG’s within their schemes and programmes as a part of an UN system wide to SDG roll out for visioning and planning in India.
In view of India’s commitment to the 2030 Agenda, Haryana has set ambitious targets for itself for achieving the SDGs within the state and has formulated its SDG Vision 2030 document. To implement the ambitious targets set for itself in SDG VISION 2030, the Government of Haryana has partnered with UNDP to establish SDG Coordination Centre (SDGCC) under the aegis of Swarna Jayanti Haryana Institute of Fiscal Management (SJHIFM) as part of the Finance and Planning Department. UNDP is looking for an expert individual consultant to develop and document 30-35 good practice cases from the departments of Haryana with an aim to facilitate learning and scale up replication in other areas. This Terms of Reference (TOR) outlines the basic framework and deliverables in documentation of good practice cases from various departments of Haryana Government.
Objectives of the assignment:
Possible thematic areas for good practice cases
Child Protection, Education, Environment, Income Generation, Financial Inclusion, Food Security and Public Distribution, Health, Infrastructure and Development, Local Governance, Strong Institution, Social Security, Water and Sanitation and Women’s Empowerment.
Criteria to assess cases of good practice
Six evaluation criteria will be used for short listing good practices:
Process of documenting case studies
Structure of Case study
The case will be presented in a simplified format for easy reference and understanding. The sections will describe the various features of the good practice:
Duties and Responsibilities
Good Practice Information Template
Name of the Department: ________________________________________________________
NB: The purpose is to facilitate learning from ‘good practice’ initiatives through proper process documentation. A ‘good practice’ will have innovativeness, ability to lead to an actual change, having an impact on policy environment, replicability and sustainability (ability to self-support)’.
Required Skills and Experience
Duration of the assignment:
8-10 working days per case study of 6-8 pages + 100 high resolution digital images.
The budget for each case study is Rs 1,25,000/-
Evaluation Method and Criteria: Evaluation and ranking will be done based on the following criteria:
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their proposal (for case development) along with resume and sample writing work to firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com. Candidates in and around Chandigarh will be given preference for the assignment.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.