ALOK KUMAR SINGH
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I have around 9 years of experience in Social/Rural development sector related to the poorest of the poor. My experience comprises of Project Management, Integrated Community Development (ICD) Designing of Livelihood Activities, Facilitation of big projects at national level. I am completely involved in formulation of CSR strategy, Designing, Monitoring and Evaluation, Execution of CSR activities in areas of Sustainable Livelihood, Microfinance, Non-Conventional Energy, Skill Development and Enterpreneurship Program, Preparation of resettlement and rehabilitation plan and package in consultation with affected people, liasioning with Govt, NGO and institution for program support.
Main Areas of Operation/Expertise/ Skills:
Corporate Social Responsibility / Project Management and Implementation with innovative ideas, concept /Watershed development/ Integrated Community Development/Employee volunteer program/ Community relationship management /Education development/ Close Monitoring of NGOs strategically / Policy analysis/ capacity building / NGO’s / Team Leadership/ Organizational Development / Rural Development /Organizational Behavior/ Sustainable Development / Community Development / Results Based Management / Natural Resource Management / Capacity Building / Livelihood.
Corporate Team Member DS Group ( Dharampal Satyapal Ltd.)
Reporting :- CSR Management Committee From 5th Dec. 2014 Till date
Position :- Assistant Manager
Planning and conceptualization the programs and projects as per CSR policy of the company.
Designing detailed project plans including monitoring indicators and budget allocation.
Identification of suitable implementation partner as per the guidelines.
Ensuring all partnership modalities before implementation of the project.
Coordination with project units or implementation partners.
Timely collection and compilation of reports and MIS .
Monitoring of the programs execution and budget utilization through regular field visit and documentation review.
Preparing all required reports (progress reports, case study, photographs) for concern project including process and learning outcomes.
Documentation of project reports and financial documentation of respective projects.
Compilation of reports or articles for sharing with various internal or external stakeholders.
State Coordinator, Swavalamban Foundation, CSR of Raymond India from 21st Nov. 2013 To 4th December 2014
Reporting : Chief Operating Officer
Planning and Management: Leading a monitoring team of 100 members under Livestock (Livelihood) Development Project. Coordination with Company &Firms.
Networking with the other Agencies, Organizations and Govt.
Building up strategies to promote the program through various kinds of partnerships that would allow for sector based technical assistance.
Project Manager, J.K Trust Gram Vikas Yojana,CSR Of Raymond India 3rd Nov. 2008 to 20th Nov. 2013.
Project: Livelihood through Livestock Development,Central & State Govt. Of India.
Project Planning and Management: Leading a monitoring team of 150 members under Livestock (Livelihood) Development Project.
Community Mobilization: Working at the field level directly with the community. Overall responsible for implementation of Project in the assigned cluster of villages.
Networking with the other Agencies, Organizations and Govt.: Effective collaboration with other organizations working in the same area for the implementation of the project.
Overseeing effective implementation of livelihood improvement program for rural folks under “Cattle Breeds Improvement Programm (CBIP)” supported by The Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Govt of Haryana.
Verification with Dept. of Animal Husbandry and endorsement of actual calves to Deputy Director (Animal Husbandry).
Embedding Monitoring and Evaluation of Programs:
Providing technical assistance in the designing of new/revision of current programs, especially on baseline assessments, monitoring and evaluation plans. Overseeing the dissemination of key program and monitoring data. Developing and embedding system to track the collection, review, and use of monitoring data.
Selection of candidate for training, arrangement of training at the training center.
Managing production of upgrading/crossbreed cattle with better genetic make up for higher productivity resulting in enhanced milk production without any additional cost to the farmers.
Giving guidelines to the farmers to improve animal husbandry practices.
Directing the team to motivate the farmers in improving fodder growing practices.
Conducted various skill development programs related to Livestock Development Program (21 district), rural entrepreneurship development program for unemployed youths in Haryana,Punjab and Rajasthan.
Established 1145 Livestock Development centers under “CBIP” in 21 districts of Haryana.
Organized an event “ MURRAH ON RAMP” at Jind district in the month of Feb. 2012 under “Artificial Insemination” strengthening program promotion followed by 10,000 farmers which was inaugurated by Honorable Ag. Minister Sharad Pawar, Mr. Bhupendra Singh Hooda and other state officials.It was the first of its kind when a“MURRAH”(Buffalo Breed) was on ramp in India.
Organized exposure visits and training for farmers (Personal Dairy Farm) regarding Dairy
Development and Vermi-Compost Activity.
Assistant Project Manager, Chatrasaal Seva Sansthan. 1st May. 2007 to 30th Oct. 2008
Project: Non Conventional Energy Project,UNDP.
Ensuring community participation through formation and strengthening of Self Help Groups.
Conducting Awareness Generation camps.
Initiating income generation activities to stop migration from the villages.
Reduction of dependency on the forest for fuel, fodder and other requirements.
Implementing various infrastructure development programs.
Implementation of total sanitation program- Construction of rural toilets and awareness program for use of toilets.
Preparation and Documentation of monthly reports and monitoring formats.
Solar cooker promotion, Biogas etc.
With the intervention made by CSS and me, community dependants on forest for fuel and fodder was reduced by half in the winters and more than the in summers. The introduction of Bio-Gas plant as an alternative has been able to save wood per year within the users.
35 demonstration units of stoves were constructed under my guidelines.
Identified 3 entrepreneurs, trained in the construction of energy efficient, improved stoves for exposure of biogas plants. Out of which 56 barges were constructed under my guidance.
Project Officer, Chatrasaal Seva Sansthan. 1st Oct. 2005 to 30th April 2007
Project: Sir Ratan TATA Trust Livelihood Development Project, Rattan Tata Trust.
Designing of curriculum and implementation of livelihood program on Self Help Group, aimed specifically for the people of the villages. This included training of local people as a Trainer in the Program.
Organizing Awareness Generation camps. Sustainable Livelihood Creation, Rejuvenating the Resource Base. Promoting Livelihood Enterprises,Upgrading Village Infrastructure.
Activating Watersheds, Rejuvenation of Wastelands, Enhancing Farm Productivity.
Setting up Livelihoods related meetings /maintaining minutes and follow up tasks.
Preparation of monthly progress report,annual report, MIS, case studies and process Documentation for activities. Developing various farm and non farm livelihood enterprise, developing marketing strategy and establishing bank linkages.
Development of MIS for SHGs, strengthening, monitoring of SHGs and linking them with micro enterprise development.
Evaluation study on the status of SHGs and micro-enterprise development.
Feasibility study for the implementation of Livelihood generation program.
Established 10 CBRE shop (Community Based Retail Enterprise) centers for 300 SHGs members at block level [Which was run & managed by community based organization].
Managed to facilitate loan from State Bank of India and other banks to establish a “Milk Dairy”. The NGO is selling 20,000 liters worth of milk daily.
Managed team of 5 persons per block level federation (CBOs) along with recruitment and selection.
Managed Over 100 Self Help Group (SHG) Women Members linked with entrepreneurial activities like Jute bag making, Making wax article, stationery item, paper plate and Incense Stick making, Food processing [MAKAHANA] etc.
Facilitated livelihood through Nursery development for vegetables and forestry spices in various districts of Uttarakhand.
Trainings and Workshops Attended:
Fundraising Training experience at Orchha, Jhansi conducted by the Chatrasaal Seva Sansthan (CSS) in the year 2007.
Attended 2 days Business Summit with FICCI on 8th to 9th October, 2007 at FICCI Auditorium, New Delhi.
Attended 1 day International Skill Conclave on Skills Development on –“Building People- Building India” on 12th December 2007, Le Meridian, New Delhi.
MBA (Rural Management) : Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodaya University, Satna, M.P(2003-2005)
Specialization : Micro Credit Management, NGO Management & Sustainable Technology
Graduation (B.Sc.) :Purvanchal University, Jaunpur (U.P.), (2001-2003)
Native Place : Varanasi
Specialization : Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry
Passport Number: : L6810998
Task Accomplished During The Study:
Project work on “Implementation process of UNDP (Uttarakhand) under the guidance of Mr. Ravindra Singh Chauhan).
Conducted PRA exercises in many villages of Panna and Chitrakoot.
Field work with different NGO’s while pursuing MBA.