A RESEARCH STUDY ON URBAN GOVERNANCE – FOCUSING ON POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY IN DELHI / MUMBAI
A part objective of this project is to assist organizations working in the areas of urban governance, accountability and transparency. This will enable their capacity and thus put in place long term sustainability for better governance in India. Concern over safety and security in urban areas has grown acutely over the past years, especially as it relates to police efficiency and ability to respond. Information about policing is not always easy to come by.
We are inviting proposals from organizations working in the field of police accountability and reforms, transparency in the policing systems and oversight mechanisms in one of the two cities of Mumbai or Delhi. The selected organization will gather relevant objective data on complaints against the police and analyze the data to work towards creating a data outreach.
FUNDING & TIMELINE:
This call for proposals is for a sub-grant of up to a maximum of 10,000 Euros, for a period of 18 months from August 25, 2017 - January 25 2019.
The proposal must include the following aspects:
* Credentials and qualifications of the applicant including details of previous work in urban governance and /or policing issues
* Brief outline of the proposed research, and how it fits into the organisation’s priorities
* Break up of activities and timeline
The applicant should have demonstrable previous experience (preferably at least three years) of data collection, research and writing on issues relating to policing and urban governance;
The applicant should have a Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) clearance.
The applicant should be committed to working on transparency, accountability and urban governance in the long-term, and be willing to engage with stakeholders along with Praja in taking forward the advocacy based on the research findings.
5 pm on 10th August, 2017.