April 2018 – March 2019

Sr.No. Quarter Deliverables Remark (Ongoing Activity )
1. 1st Quarter : April-May-
  • Policy Retreat and Development of Strategic Framework for MHRD
  • Focus Group Discussions with Stakeholders, Capacity Building Training Programs, Workshops and Conferences
1st ,2nd, 3rd & 4th Quarter
  •  Development of Online M&E Framework
  •  Development of Strategic Framework and Action Plan for Higher Education for MHRD
1st ,2nd, 3rd & 4th Quarter
  • Provide expertise to the Ministry and State Higher Education System in policy inputs, advocacy and implementation strategies
1st ,2nd, 3rd & 4th Quarter
  • Monitoring Action Plan for 1st Quarter
2. 2nd Quarter : July-August-September
  • Analytic Reports from Data Generated by Online M&E Framework
2nd, 3rd & 4th Quarter
  •  Collation of RUSA best practices, international best practices and learnings applicable for India
2nd, 3rd & 4th Quarter
  •  Monitoring Action Plan for 2nd Quarter
3. 3rd Quarter : October-November-December
  • Qualitative and quantitative pilot studies on performance of RUSA institutions
3rd & 4th Quarter
  • Research reports assessing core state level institutional structures under RUSA
3rd & 4th Quarter
  •  Monitoring Action Plan for 3rd Quarter
4. 4th Quarter : January-February-March
  •  State Assessment and Evaluation Framework document
  • Creation of a uniform, reporting template for states and institutions covered under RUSA
  •  Monitoring Action Plan for 4th Quarter

January 2019 – March 2019

Sr.No. Particulars Current Status/Completion
1. Management Information System (MIS) for tracking institutional and state
level performance
Prototype completed
2. Capacity building training programs, workshops and conferences Ongoing till March, 2019
3.I Facilitating international collaboration between 10 State Universities and 10 Foreign Universities


Ongoing till March, 2019
3.II Workshops and Consultations with States, meetings with Principal Secretaries
3.III Preparatory Consultation and Policy Retreat to be held in April 2019 March-April, 2019
4. Publications, Documentation, Best Practices & Impact Evaluation
4.I Documentation of RUSA best practices, international best practices and learnings

(Travel, lodging, boarding/ documentation) for 35 states and then budget breakup per state (1 Lakh per state)

Ongoing to be completed in the 4th quarter of 18-19
4.II Frameworks, Tracer studies and Analytics on State Higher Education Systems Ongoing to be completed in the 4th quarter of 18-19