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Client Type : Civil Society Organisation , Multilateral and Bi-lateral Agencies
Practice Area : Development Sector Consulting , NGO Engagement
Project Type : Monitoring & Evaluation , Research
Project Status : Completed Projects
Sectors : Public Health (Water and Sanitation, Health and Hygiene)

Client: GIZ

Timelines:October 2013-March 2014,

Scale:Gujarat, Kerala, Mizoram, Tripura

Objective:In the backdrop of the completion of 5 years of rolling out of RSBY, there was an imperative need to measure results across different levels. This GIZ sponsored study focuses on processes, use of outputs, outcomes and impact with a special focus on hospitalization. The assignment is underpinned by two different components. The first components is to undertake a Panel evaluation with RSBY eligible families while the second component is to undertake cross-sectional evaluation with RSBY enrolled and hospitalised families and RSBY non-enrolled and hospitalised families.

NRMC India’s Role:

The assignment spans over 2 phases with second phase spanning over 2.5 years. NRMC is currently conducting the second phase of the study. In the first phase, NRMC undertook a Longitudinal Panel evaluation with RSBY eligible families and a cross-sectional evaluation with RSBY enrolled and hospitalized families and RSBY non-enrolled and hospitalized families. NRMC is responsible for:
  • Evaluating the knowledge and perceptions of the BPL families on health insurance and particularly RSBY.
  • Engaging different stakeholders related to the RSBY programme at the State, District and Village level across four states of Gujarat, Kerala, Mizoram and Tripura.
  • Evaluating the health facilities belonging to different categories such as Empanelled Public Facility, Empanelled Private Facility, Non-empanelled Public Facility and Non-empanelled Private Facility.
  • Assessing the infrastructure currently being provided to the beneficiaries and procedural issues of the programme in relation to the health facilities.