Register as a Partner to develop a Gram Panchayat (GP) or Ward of Your Interest

Responsible Citizens/Institutions/NGOs/NRIs/Corporates/Officers/Public Reps who are interested can register to become a Partner by following the steps below:

  1. Create a Partner account with your e-mail ID and mobile number by clicking on this link. Follow the instruction received on your mail
  2. After logging into your account, Fill the Partner Profile form with the required details.
  3. After successful submission of the Partner Profile form, you will see the Partner dashboard.
  4. Click on the Partner a Village/Ward button to view the partnership form
  5. Select the District, Mandal and GP/Ward of your interest, fill in all the details of the application form, accept the terms and conditions and click on Submit.

An acknowledgement email will come to the applicant immediately.
Once approved, an approval email will come with your login and password details, along with Mandal/Municipality and Gram Panchayat /Ward Representative contact details.

Become familiar with the Gram Panchayat (GP)/Ward and its Committee Members.

Once the Partnership is approved, the concerned MPDO/Municipal Commissioner, GP / Ward Committee members contact details are displayed on your Dashboard. Using these details, please contact the MPDO / Municipal Commissioner and Gram Panchayat Committee/Ward Committee members and arrange for a personal meeting with them in the Gram Panchayat or Ward partnered to develop. Become familiar and friendly with the GP/Ward and the citizens. You can also do this step by appointing your representative and /or using latest communication technologies like net meeting/ video chat. The Partner will have to get the contact details of Anganwadi Workers/Helpers, ANM (Health Department), FP Shop Owner, SHG Group Book Keepers, Cluster Resource Person(Education) and Agriculture Officer(AO) of that Gram Panchayat or Ward from the MPDO/Commissioner.

Establish the current conditions of the Gram Panchayat / Ward on the 20 Non- Negotiable Performance Indicators

Partner, along with the Village Ward Committee members will take a view of the present conditions of the GP/Ward related to 20 Non-Negotiable commitments of the program. Partner along with village committee members will do a Base Line Survey to gather the facts of 20 Non-Negotiable Developmental Commitments.
Base Line Survey can be done manually in a focussed group by downloading the Village/Ward Survey/QPA format from the SAPF portal in the Resources section. The group can be the GP/Ward Committee, Ration/FP Shop persons, Anganwadi Workers/Helpers, ANM (Health Department),
Agriculture Officer, SHG Book Keepers, VRO and some active members of that GP/Ward. The data of the manually filled up survey sheet can be entered using the data entry form.
This kind of survey can also be done by professionals for which you can contact partner@smartap.foundation. This can be a minimal first financial contribution from the Partner.

Establishment of Assets/Activities

Once the Baseline Survey is done, Partner along with the Gram Panchayat /Ward Committee should draft a Village Development plan though a visioning exercise, involving all the local community members and important Stakeholders.
This plan would identify specific Activities or assets that need to be created to achieve the 20 Non- Negotiables in the Village/Ward. Partner will be able to list out these key infrastructure gaps on the Village profile form. Partner along with the GP/Ward committee will use subject matter experts to create detailed estimations for each identified Activity/Asset of the GP/Ward.

Apply Government Schemes Available, Understand Sectoral Partner Role and Establish Gap Funding Required

For each of the 20 Non-Negotiable Commitments, there are government schemes available. Sector Partners might also have registered to take on development activities on certain specific sectors/interests. Using the partner login details, you can view these details along with contact details of sector partners. Work with the Village / Ward Committee and the MPDO / Municipal Commissioner and apply these schemes. Perform GAP Analysis and see which assets or activities require additional gap funding. The estimation can be done using subject matter experts.

Bring in Donors for Gap Funding

Partner can submit proposals for these activities/assets on the SAPF portal, mentioning their financial contributions. Partner, along with the Village Committee can invite Citizens/NRVs/NRIs who can view these proposals online and make donations or sponsor for any Activity/Asset and become a Support Partner. SAPF would also pitch these projects to potential donors on various social and media platforms.
Potential donors can view the Assets/Activities by clicking on the donations tab and searching for a specific Sector, District, Mandal, Panchayat or Municipality. All the Assets/Activities along with estimates can be seen. Donors can click on Donate button to register as Support Partners. Support Partners will also be provided with login details. Support Partners can use the login to monitor the progress, view comments of villagers and make payments for the sponsored activity.

Monitor Progress and Report

Partner along with the Village Committee will ensure that the progress is captured and update the activity/progress reports on a regular basis. Partner will look at the measurement of progress in terms of 20 Non-Negotiable Indicators and self declares as a Smart Village once all of them are met fully. If any best practices are followed to achieve a result of any Commitment Indicator, it can be published using the Best Practices Data Entry Form listed in the Partner Login. Awards can be obtained by the government for such best practices and achievements on the 20 Non-Negotiable Commitment Indicators. An officer will also be assigned (depending on the type of project) to oversee the progress and approve your entries on the portal.

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