MONITORING, LEARNING & EVALUATION
The main objectives of monitoring, learning and evaluation of the project
• Facilitation of result based management by focusing on outputs and
outcomes and planning and designing the course of action.
• Setting up a system for baseline data collection, analysis and evaluation.
• Setting up a standard learning and evaluation process.
• Understand the effects of development interventions and comparison with
• Conduct implementation audit, monitoring, tracking, impact and outcome
analysis, evaluation and provide technical and capacity building support to
the implementing partners.
The sub-components of MLE units are Internal MLE, External MLE and
Participatory MLE Internal MLE unit During the year 2009-10 the Internal MLE
unit will undertake the following activities
• Liaise with the field level staff and community level institutions.
• Operationalise MLE system at different nodes viz. SPU, DPU, Pani Panchayat
(PP) and communities.
• Capacity building of SPU and Dept. of Water Resources to monitor the
inputs and results through MIS.
• Set up data base for internal monitoring by collating primary data from
the project and secondary from Govt. departments, institutions,
universities, published and unpublished data.
• Set up an electronic web based media.
• Collect and report physical and financial input and output indicators.
• All the data will be assimilated by a computerized MIS at the SPU.
• The SPU will constitute teams to undertake a field visit on a monthly
basis. The team will visit at least 10-12 tanks per month.
An external MLE agency will be undertaking the concurrent monitoring of the
project on a sample basis. The external MLE agency is likely to be in
position by March 2009. They will assist in following project activities.
• Baseline data collection on sample tanks and comparable control group
• Project wise monitoring, learning and evaluation by undertaking data
collection and reporting
• Undertake quarterly implementation audit
• Technical and capacity building support for MLE
• Biannual detailed implementation progress report including updated data on
key physical and financial indicators
• Social and environmental audit
Since this is a project based on participation and ownership of the
community, there will be monitoring at the community and tank level and self
evaluation process. This will include methods like
• Social audit
• Self status rating
• Use of community project cards
• Participatory assessment, procurement and reporting at district audit hall
• Technical work monitoring through OK cards and environmental check list
The Government of Odisha in partnership with Government of India has
initiated Odisha Community Tank Management Project (OCTMP) to repair and
rehabilitate approximately 900 minor irrigation tanks having a command area
of 40 ha to 2000 Ha and covering 1.20 lakh ha across the state of Odisha
with funding from World Bank.
NEWS & EVENTS