Ajit Mani : Major Management & Consulting Assignments

  • 1985-86 Planned and executed a socio-economic survey for an Indo-Swiss Watershed Management Project in Gulbarga district of Karnataka State
  • 1986/4 Rural Development Project identification for ITC LTD., Virginia House, Chowringhee, Calcutta, at Saharanpur and Monghyr districts of Bihar
  • 1986/7 Organised and participated as faculty in Training Programme for All India Voluntary Agency Staff, on behalf of AFPRO, New Delhi on Watershed Management
  • 1986 – Planning an extensive Social Forestry Project for GRAM VIKAS, Ganjam district, Orissa
  • 1986-89 Planned and executed the rationalisation of some 150 scattered projects, and identified projects for concentrated growth for ActionAid
  • 1989 Led a Study Mission to Bhola Island, Bangladesh to study ActionAid Bangladesh’s Rural Credit Programme. Subsequently, a project on the same lines was set up in a fishing village on Pamban Island, Ramnad district, Tamilnadu
  • 1990 Planned and commissioned Marketing Research (9 Cities) for Charity Fundraising in India on behalf of ActionAid. Subsequently, developed Strategic Marketing Plan for a planned Indian affiliate of ActionAid. Presented findings to Director, Marketing & Fundraising, ActionAid UK in March 1990
  • 1990 Planning and Organising Relief for Gulf War Returnees. An assignment involving top INGOs in New Delhi, led by Oxfam (India) Trust
  • 1990 Developed Policies for Sista’s Social Marketing Division
  • 1991 Carried out detailed quantitative and qualitative research on Bangalore Traffic for the Commissioner of Police, Bangalore
  • 1991 Co-ordinated study on Environmental Awareness in Hyderabad city on behalf of Principal Secretary for Municipal Administration and Urban Development to Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • 1991 Co-ordinated study on Garbage Disposal System in Hyderabad City for the Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • 1991 Co-ordinated study on Crime Patterns in Hyderabad City for the Police Commissioner, Hyderabad City.
  • 1992 Prepared Concept Paper on Technology Development for Director of APCOST, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad.
  • Co-ordinated Workshop for Project Accountants of HIVOS, Bangalore
  • Organisation Evaluation over a one year period of RTU, Madurai, Tamilnadu