Field Visits
Sl. No. Field Visit Date Outcome
1. Visited Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar, Odisha 6th – 7th April, 2017 Identified the innovative practices to replicate in the Suggested Model for establishing Innovative School.
2. Visited Chetana, educational organization, Guntur 25th April, 2017
3. Visit to ITDA, Paderu April, 2017 Induction training and need assessment for designing modules under Tribal Welfare Project.
4. Visit to the ITDAs of Andhra Pradesh for Tribal Welfare activities 11th – 17th June, 2017
5. Site Inspection for setting up innovative model school for the tribal children in Andhra Pradesh 11th – 12th July, 2017 Representatives from CIPS, Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Tribal Welfare Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh and ITDA Seethampeta inspected the sites for establishing model school for tribal children as one of the many replications carried out based on the recommendations of CIPS.
6. Visit to Andhra University and TCR & TM, Visakhapatnam 9th October, 2017 Advisor visited and appraised the Hon’ble Minister, Tribal Welfare, Govt. of A.P and Principal Secretary to Govt., Tribal Welfare, Govt. of A.P on the progress of the project.
7. Visit to the Dept. of Tribal Welfare, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada 20th October, 2017 Advisor and Consultant, CIPS apprised the Director, Tribal Welfare, Govt. of A.P about the projects.
8. Visit to Seoul, South Korea for attending the 2017 Global Development Learning Network (GDLN) face-to-face training programme 29th October – 03rd November, 2017 The following are the key takeaways from the program:

  1. Capacity building of CIPS Staff
  2. A knowledge sharing forum to get acquainted with the global best practices and innovations
  3. A platform to represent India and share innovative practices at a global level
  4. A networking opportunity for CIPS to engage with organizations of similar mandate across the world
  5. Representation of CIPS and ASCI at a global forum
9. A team of experts from CIPS visited the areas of Andhra Pradesh of Tribal areas 14th – 20th December, 2017 CIPS has entered in to MoU with Tribal Welfare Department, Andhra Pradesh and taken up six (6) projects. One of the project is to prepare a training manual for the functionaries of Gramasabha in the Scheduled Areas.
In order to formulate the module a team of experts from CIPS are visiting the areas of Andhra Pradesh of Tribal areas and taken the photos of their interaction.
10. Pre-launch visit to guide the ITDA towards ‘Establishing Career Guidance and Counselling Centres for the ST students of Tribal Welfare Educational Institutions, ITDA Seethampeta, Srikakulam. 1st – 4th January, 2018 CIPS has successfully replicated the Career Guidance Program which is a joint initiative of UNDP and Telangana State.
11. On receipt of an invite from NITI Aayog, the Director (I/C) had attended a National Workshop on ‘Municipal Finance and Effective and Accelerated Implementation of Smart Cities Mission. 11th – 12th January, 2018 Director (I/C) and Prof. Chary, ASCI discussed about having a joint collaboration to impart training and conduct field visits for various personnel involved in smart cities mission popularizing best practices. This proposal was in principle agreed verbally by the officials of both NITI Aayog & Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Govt. of India. Shortly, the Director (I/C) will have discussions with Prof Chary to move forward with a joint proposal.
12. Field visit to ITDA RC Varam. 22nd – 25th January, 2018 The visual documentation for the preparation of: Training Module for the Head of the Educational Institutes in Tribal Areas Training module for the implementation PESA act