For Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Tiruchirapalli branch, Nathan conducted an impact assessment study of 21 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives that were undertaken by BHEL during the year 2013-14.
Nathan first designed the questionnaires for the survey. The team then visited Tiruchirapalli and held discussions and interviews with the various stakeholders, school principals as well as students, village heads, village residents, etc. In instances when the beneficiaries were not reachable in person, telephonic interviews were also held to obtain the relevant information.
The collected information was documented and collated for assessment of the impact. Nathan finally conducted a project-wise assessment of the impact of the 21 CSR initiatives on the beneficiaries, evaluating each projects’ relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact, and sustainability. Nathan was also responsible for writing the impact assessment report.