Wednesday, December 14, 2016


Internship / Job

Haqdarshak is a social enterprise working towards increasing awareness and accessibility of various government and private welfare programs through use of multilingual mobile technology platform. We are proud winners of many competitions including NASSCOM social innovation Forum, 2016, Anthah:Prerna, TIE, 2016  and has been ranked amongst the top slots at the Harvard SAI IIT Delhi, 2016, Innovate for Digital India Challenge. We have also partnered with organisations including Tata Trust, Save the Children, JPAL, Basix, Intel amongst many others. For more details, you can visit our 

Vacancies are available for following locations
Bihar (Patna), Haryana (Chandigarh/Rohtak), Rajasthan (Jaipur), Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow) and Gujarat (Ahmedabad). 

Associate/Senior Associate/Manager - Depending on number of years of relevant experience. 

Duties and Responsibilities The selected candidate shall be responsible for conducting research on various welfare programs and policies implemented by government and private organizations at all levels. The focus of the research is to understand a scheme from beneficiary perspective and collect information that is critical for him/her to apply for a scheme. 1. Build database of all welfare programs implemented by Government and Private Institutions for the benefit of the people 2. Prepare easily comprehensible and informative write-ups for all schemes/programme. The Haqdarshak will access this information in communities through a mobile platform to inform citizens about their rights. The research will include online research and interactions with implementing officers in government/private institutions. 3. Support operations team in conducting training of Haqdarshak and resolving on ground queries for schemes/services 4. Create new channels to popularise and create awareness amongst citizens and internally about various welfare schemes on the portal 5. Conduct field visits to take citizen feedback and suggestions 6. Coordinate and work with closely with the product team for digitizing the scheme information along with various documents required  7. Prepare questionnaire based on scheme eligibility and complete rules engine mapping for same 8. Routinely update the research with inputs from the operations team and/or any changes if announced by government 9. Be informed about all important current/upcoming government and private initiatives related to this field 

Qualifications and Skills 1. Minimum graduate (in any discipline) 2. Desired work experience of 1-5 years (preferably in related field). The position will vary depending on degree of relevant work experience as mentioned above. 3. Must be well versed with English and local language (read and write) 4. Self- interested and motivated to study about public policies and a research bent of mind. Prior experience is a plus. 5. Determined and motivated to reach targets and meet tight deadlines 6. Willingness to travel as per requirement including travel to low income communities for close interaction 7. Need to work in close coordination with the team and the Line Manager 

Nature of Positions Available Full time - 2-3 openings for each location mentioned above (one opening in Maharashtra) Part time* - 3-4 interns for each location mentioned above (one opening in Maharashtra) *Minimum duration of 2 months and min commitment of 25-30 hours per week Remuneration Will be competitive as per market standards and in accordance to the relevant work experience If interested, 

Students background:
Minimum educational qualification is graduate. Person should be interested to work on public policy and governance and have interest in research field. Relevant experience in this field is a plus. Please refer attached JD for detailed role description. 

Recruitment Process:
Telephonic/Face to face Interview and assignment

Rs. 3,00,000 per annum to Rs. 6,00,000 per annum (depending on experience level) - should have minimum 2-3 years experience.

Stipend for Internship: Rs.5000/- pm

Please drop us an email at or with your updated CV and a cover letter.

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