SEEDS has been working with various Ministries of Government of India, including Planning Commission, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Ministry of Rural Development, Ministry of Textile, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. It has also been working with the various State Governments including Government of Bihar and Government of Chhatisgarh. Besides, it has also worked for international organisations like, UNICEF, UNDP, UNESCO, CARE India and WINROCK International. Few of the research and evaluation assignments carried out by SEEDS in the recent past are listed below:
Concurrent Evaluation of Mukhya Mantri Akshar Aanchal Yojna in Siwan district of Bihar for Directorate of Mass Education, Department of HRD, Governmen of Bihar, Patna
Development of Guiding Document to build capacities of Elected Women Representatives of Bihar for UNDP-CDLG under Department of Panchayati Raj, Government of Bihar, Patna
Evaluation of flagship programmes viz. MNERGA, IAY and SGSY Rural Development department in all the 38 districts and 534 blocks of Bihar for Department of Rural Development, Government of Bihar.
Worked as Technical Support Institution (TSI) Prepared perspective plan under Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF) in the Darbhanga, Sheohar, Sekhpura, Khagaria, Supaul and Kishnaganj districts of Bihar on behalf of CARE India for Department of Panchayati Raj, Government of Bihar.
Assesment of Corporal Punishment in Jharkhand state: Violation of Child Rights in School under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) sponsered by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Jharkhand for ICRA Management and Consultancy Services (IMaCS), New Delhi
“Evaluation ICDS programme in the state of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh”. The project is sponsored by Ministry of HRD, Dept. of Women and Child Development, Government of India.
ü Preparation of perspective plan under Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF) in the Munger district of Bihar for Department of Panchayati Raj, Government of Bihar
ü Research study on “Success and Failure of SHG’s in India – Impediments and Paradigm of Success” in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhatisgarh, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh for VOICE, New Delhi.
ü Evaluation Study of Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation (DDRS) Scheme in the States of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana sponsored by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India.
ü Research study on “Tribal Handicraft – an option for livelihood of the tribal community in the state of Rajasthan, Uttranchal, Chhattisgarh and Arunachal Pradesh”. The study assigned by Planning Commission, Government of India.
ü Research study on “Socio Economic condition of Sulung Tribes released from Bondage and Rehabilitation under Centrally sponsored Bonded Labour Rehabilitation Scheme in the state of Arunachal Pradesh for Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India.
ü Research study on “Livelihood options, Assets Creation out of special component Plan (SCP) and Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) scheme and programmes and its impact among SCs & STs in the states of Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Orissa, Punjab, Haryana and Tamil Nadu” for Planning Commission, Govt. of India.
ü Study on pattern of migration of tribal (especially Bhills and Garasias) and its effect on their quality of life in Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Banswsara and Dungarpur districts of Rajasthan for Ministry of Tribal Affaire, Government of India
ü A Study on Status of Women in Urban Informal Labour Sector in NOIDA and GREATER NOIDA in Uttar Pradesh for National Commission for Women, GOI.
ü External Evaluation of Post Literacy Programme (PLP) in Champawat district of Uttranchal for Mott MacDonald (P) Ltd sponsored by National Literacy Mission (NLM), Govt. of India
ü External Evaluation Study of Total Literacy Campaign (TLC) in the Sitamarhi District, Bihar for for Mott MacDonald (P) Ltd sponsored by National Literacy Mission (NLM), Govt. of India
ü Evaluation study of the Crimes and Atrocities against SCs & STs with special reference to Implementation of the Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955 and the Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989 in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Orissa, Chhatisgarh and Uttar Pradesh for Planning Commission , Government of India
ü Monitoring and Impact Assessment Study on Government assisted projects/schemes for rehabilitation of disabled persons under Deendayal Disability Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS) in the States of Delhi, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and West Benga for Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India