About Social and Environmental Security - Key Projects
Project Name: Evaluation of Beneficiary Participation for the UP Sodic Land Reclamation Project (Pilot Phase)
The assignment involved an evaluation of the village level institutions established under the project including Water User Groups (WUGs) and Women Self-help Groups (WSHGs). Interactions with these groups had focused on their operations, management and constraints and led to changes in the operational focus of the project.
Project Name: Social & Environment (ESIA) Impact Assessment Resettlement Action Plan for proposed High Speed Railway (HSR) Corridor between Mumbai and Ahmedabad
Client: Joint venture of Ministry of Railways (MoR), and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
The assignment constituted a Study Team comprising of Japan International Consultants for Transportation Co. Ltd., Oriental Consultants Co. Ltd. and Nippon Koei Co. Ltd. TARU has been engaged by this Study Team as local consultants to prepare the RAP document.
Project Name: Environmental and Social Safeguards, and Planning in Panchayati Raj Institutions in West Bengal: Capacity Assessment and Management Plans
Client: DFID India
The project included conducting Social Assessment, Environmental Assessment, an analysis of the policies, processes and capacities with respect to environmental and social safeguards pertaining to local planning activities of GPs, review of Safeguard policies including National and State Acts, legislation and policies with specific reference to GP activities and the assessment of the existing capacities of the Panchayati Raj Institutions.