Title Terms of Reference (TOR) for onboarding data collection consultants
Timeline 1 Month
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Last Date for submission of proposal 20th Aug,2023

Project title: Baseline and midline assessment data collection of 100 no’s of Eri spinning DRE solutions for Assam and Meghalaya.

a) Background & Context

SELCO Foundation seeks to inspire and implement socially, financially, and environmentally inclusive solutions by improving access to sustainable energy. SF has deployed over 120 no’s of solar powered Eri spinning solutions in different geography of Assam and Meghalaya. As part of its regular process SELCO Foundation is conducting a study to review the functionality of the DRE base situations of these Eri spinning solutions and assess its effects on the livelihood empowerment of people.

b) Scope of Work/Assignment

The primary responsibility of the consultants is to provide support in data collection at the selected geographies. The consultants will work under the supervision of the Program Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation and Project Manager– Livelihood Innovation, SELCO Foundation. Following are the key tasks and activities

Field Interviewers

  • Participating in the in-depth training program organized by Foundation.
  • Planning the field data collection activities
  • Data collection at sericulture intervention sites using a structured questionnaire
         i Ensuring the good quality of data
         ii Ensuring confidentiality
  • Data entry
  • Timely transfer of filled-in questionnaires to NE regional office
  • Clarification of queries


  • Coordination services for the in-depth training program organized by SF
  • Planning the field data collection activities with SF program team
  • Liasoning between health center authorities and SF program team
  • Supervising and monitoring the data collection activities
         i. Ensuring the good quality of data
         ii. Timely receipt of the data sets at SF
         iii. Ensuring the safety and confidentiality of the filled in forms.

c) Location / Sites:

Locations Clusters Nos of sites targeted
Assam Lower Assam, BTR 100
Meghalaya Ri-Bhoi

d) Required Expertise and Qualification:

  • Excellent interviewing skills
  • Prior experience in data collection and research activities
  • Excellent verbal communication skills in local language
  • Flexible and Willingness to travel
  • Basic computer skills
  • Coordination skills
  • Minimum graduation and above

e) Duration of the consultancy

30 days from the date of the agreement.

f) Interested Candidates should apply by presenting the following Documents

  • Proposal with quotations
  • References of previous similar work as proof of experience
  • Personal CV
  • The Last date for sending the application is 20th August, 2023

Any further questions, please reach out to Procurement@selcofoundation.org