Our Work

To understand the impact of the COVID-response interventions of STiR programmes.

Client: Ichuli Institute

Geography: Tamil Nadu and Karnataka

Sectors: Education

Outline India will be conducting a remote data collection exercise and conducting online ( telephonic) quantitative surveys along with qualitative interviews (KIIs and FGDs) for a study that aims to understand the impact... Read More

Measure political ideology and using it to predict opinions about current issues in India.

Client: University of Auckland

Geography: Delhi

Sectors: Governance

Outline India is working with The University of Auckland to Measure political ideology and using it to predict opinions about current issues in India. The survey would be conducted with roughly 900 participants.The study... Read More

Mental Health and Employee Productivity

Client: Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy (CDDEP)

Geography: Udaipur, Jamshedpur, Hubli, Bhopal, Vadodara and Surat  

Sectors: Health

Outline India has partnered with CDDEP(Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy) to conduct surveys with call centre employees and supervisors to understand their perception of their mental health, pollution and... Read More

Work environment, job satisfaction and motivation of community health workers (ASHAs) in India

Client: Indian School of Business

Geography: Bihar

Sectors: Livelihood

The objective of this exploratory survey-based study is to identify the specific characteristics of the task and work environment (e.g. job complexity, performance feedback, supervisor support) that are correlated with j... Read More

End Line Study : Play. Learn. Connect./Brightstart

Client: Sesame Workshop India

Geography: Delhi-NCR

Sectors: Education

Outline India partnered with Sesame Workshop India to conduct an Endline study for Project Bright Start/ Play.Learn.Connect.The overall aim of this intervention was to demonstrate a measurable impact on the learning and... Read More

CREA’s 'It's My Body' Project on Gender

Client: CREA

Geography: Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand

Sectors: Gender

CREA is implementing a process documentation of the ‘Action Project’ in Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. As CREA’s survey partner, Outline India will visit 5 partner organizations across UP and Jharkhand to understand the im... Read More

Public Health Survey on Long Covid

Client:  The Lancet COVID-19 Commission

Geography: Rohtak, Jhajjar in Haryana

Sectors: Health

Outline India has been contracted by the Lancet COVID 19 Commission to assess the prevalence of Post COVID Syndrome in India. This primary research study will aim to identify long-term health consequences experienced by... Read More

Impact assessment of Robotics labs and Digital classrooms

Client: Bharti Foundation

Geography: Delhi and Punjab

Sectors: Education

In collaboration with the Bharti Foundation, Outline India is set out to develop tools for the Impact assessment of Robotics labs and Digital classrooms in the Satya Bharti Schools of Delhi and Punjab. These tools would... Read More

Training Needs Assessment (TNA) study among the AWWs/Sahayikas/ICDS supervisors for Nandghar Anganwadi Centres.

Client: Sesame Workshop India (SWI)

Geography: Uttar Pradesh, India

Sectors: Education

Outline India will be partnering with Sesame Workshop India (SWI) to conduct a Training Needs Assessment (TNA) study among the AWWs/Sahayikas/ICDS supervisors at selected Nandghar Anganwadi Centres.The study will aim to... Read More

Online experiment through a mobile application, ‘BribeWatch’

Client: Hitotsubashi University and Kobe University

Geography: Delhi-NCR

Sectors:  Economy

Outline India was the India partner for a research project by Hitotsubashi University, Tsuda University, and Kobe University from Japan, that targeted building metrics around corruption and its awareness via strategy... Read More

Evaluation Study at Kumbh Mela, Nashik in 2015

Client: WASH United

Geography: Nashik, Maharashtra

Sectors: WASH

Outline India tested a series of innovative interventions with the objective of learning what public awareness strategies work to engage people on the issue of improved sanitation practices around mass gatherings.Outl... Read More

Beyond Safety: Understanding Open Defecation Programs through a Feminist Evaluation Approach

Client: Institute of Social Studies Trust

Geography: India

Sectors: Health

Outline India conducted feminist analysis on the dominant discourse of women’s safety being linked to OD in sanitation programming.OI published an article describing how women are targeted in the current policy and prog... Read More

Assessment of The Hunger Project's Strategy of Elected Women

Client: The Hunger Project

Geography: Odisha

Sectors: Livelihood

Assessment of The Hunger Project's strategy towards Strengthening and Building Leadership of Elected Women Representative (EWRs) to become effective leaders that influence development priorities in the local governance i... Read More

Integrated use of digital connectivity and data to improve woman and child health

Client: Indian School of Business

Geography: Haryana and Rajasthan

Sectors: Health 

 Outline India collaborated with the Indian School of Business (ISB) to evaluate the impact of Karma Healthcare Telemedicine Clinics on children, adolescents, women, and healthcare nurses in Rajasthan and Haryana.&n... Read More

Studying the impact of Swachh Bharat Mission on Soil‐transmitted helminth (STH) transmission and infections

Client: WHO

Geography: Pan-India

Sectors: Health and WASH

Soil‐transmitted helminth (STH) infections remain a significant global cause of morbidity, with a large proportion of the burden of STH infections befalling in India. In addition to the direct health impacts of these inf... Read More

Baseline assessment for an Eye health Project in urban slums of Uttar Pradesh

Client: Sightsavers India

Geography: Uttar Pradesh

Sectors: Health

Sightsavers India, as part of its new “Urban Eye Health Project” initiative in Uttar Pradesh, is supporting a baseline situation assessment for an Urban Eye Health Project in the slums of Kanpur and Prayagraj. Outline In... Read More

Rapid assessment on continuation of WASH Services in India

Client: WaterAid India

Geography: 10 States and 30 districts of India

Sectors: WASH and Health 

To understand the ground situation of WASH practices and services in the country WaterAid along with UNICEF had undertaken a rapid assessment in 10 States and 30 districts of India. The purpose of this assessment is to u... Read More

Surveys for a Pilot Study with Community Health Workers to Improve Vaccination in Bihar

Client: IIT

Geography: Muzaffarpur District, Bihar

Sectors: Health

Outline India is partnering with IIT for a pilot study to assess the technical feasibility of an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) platform designed to improve Frontline Health Workers’ (FHW) workflow, and c... Read More

Innovation in Education Sector Development in Asia and the Pacific

Client: Asian Development Bank

Geography: Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Philippines, USA 

Sectors: Education, Skills

ADB and LinkedIn are preparing a joint report on state of skills in Asia, focusing largely on digital skills for new technology occupations. As a complementary exercise, Outline India is undertaking a survey of employers... Read More

Building metrics around corruption and its awareness via strategy games

Client: Hitotsubashi University, Tsuda University, and Kobe University 

Geography: Pan India

Sectors: Governance 

Outline India is the India partner for a research project by Hitotsubashi University, Tsuda University, and Kobe University from Japan, that targeted building metrics around corruption and its awareness via strategy game... Read More

Improve the quality of services in the private healthcare sector

Client: Ariadne Labs


Sectors: Health

Outline India is partnering with Ariadne Labs, a joint centre for health systems innovation at the Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH), to develop and contribute toward... Read More

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on vulnerable communities

Client: Oxfam India

Geography: Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Kerala, Bihar and Odisha

Sectors: Health

Outline India is partnering with Oxfam India to study how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted vulnerable communities across Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Kerala, Bihar and Odisha and explore their acc... Read More

Assessment of Village Education Committees' functioning and capacity in Nagaland

Client: The World Bank

Geography: Nagaland

Sectors: Education

World Bank partnered with Outline India as the data collection and research partner to conduct an assessment wherein Outline India would look into the capacity and functioning of the VECs in accordance with the roles and... Read More

Needs assessment study for Sesame Workshop India’s ‘Play.Learn.Connect’ educational initiative for children on the move

Client: Sesame Workshop India

Geography: Delhi NCR

Sectors: Education

Outline India partnered with Sesame Workshop India Trust to conduct a study in New Delhi that aims to address the critical needs of children of temporary migrant families between the age of 3-8 years. The intervention se... Read More

Rapid assessment survey to assess remote learning during school closures across India due to COVID-19

Client: Asian Development Bank

Geography: Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Assam, Chattisgarh

Sectors: Education 

This study undertaken by Outline India and Asian Development Bank will help understand the challenges specifically related to access to ICT-based learning tools (e.g., electricity supply, adequate internet access, availa... Read More

Social Marketing Experiment to Conduct a Market Assessment for the Development of Nutrition Enterprises in Bihar

Client: The World Bank

Geography: Bihar

Sectors: Nutrition

Outline India supported the World Bank to conduct a social-marketing study in order to understand the demand-side constraints and opportunities for a specific nutrition-focused product, named Wheatamix, and services rela... Read More

Scoping Study To Build A Business Case For LINK Fund To Enhance SHGs Entrepreneurship In Odisha

Client: The LINK Fund

Geography: Odisha

Sectors: Livelihood, Gender

LINK-US negotiated an MOU with the Government of Odisha. The MOU aimed at forming forward linkages of SHGs to public procurement systems or large businesses and/or access to enterprise networks. At the request of the S... Read More

A qualitative study to understand the efficacy of safe sanitation and hand-washing habits across schools in Delhi-NCR

Client: Happy Creative Services Pvt. Ltd

Geography: Delhi-NCR

Sectors: WASH

Outline India conducted a qualitative study to understand the efficacy of the kit in spreading messages about safe sanitation and hand-washing habits and suggest improvements that could be made to the kit by administerin... Read More

To Study the Impact of RTE EWS Quota in Private Schools on Maternal Aspirations and Perceived Returns to Education

Client: University of Maryland

Geography: Delhi

Sectors: Education

Outline India collaborated with a researcher from the University of Maryland to study the impact of RTE EWS quota in private schools on maternal aspirations and perceived returns to education. A quantitative survey was c... Read More

Developing an insight into the Government initiative of popularizing the usage of Solar Energy

Client: Center for International Environment and Resource Policy (CIERP) & Tufts University and Shakti Foundation

Geography: Across India

Sectors: Environment

This study focused on developing an insight into the government initiative of popularizing the usage of solar energy by setting up Akshay Urja shops in different parts of the country. It enquired why certain solar ene... Read More

Epidemiological Study on Non-communicable Diseases on the Rural Health Systems in Bihar

Client: University of Oxford

Geography: Bihar

Sectors: Health

Outline India was deputed by the University of Oxford to conduct an epidemiological assessment of non-communicable diseases and selected associated risk factors in a representative sample of individuals via household sur... Read More

Documentation of the Application of Design Research to examine Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health in Bihar

Client: John Snow, Inc.

Geography: Samastipur, Bihar

Sectors: Sexual and Reproductive Health

Outline India along with JSI was involved in observing design research activities being carried out at Samastipur in Bihar. The intent was to document the process of design research being carried out as part of the CORE... Read More

Study on Travel, Environmental Impact and Well-being

Client: Prof. Andrew Mondschein, University of Virginia

Geography: Cannaught Place, New Delhi

Sectors: Mobility, Environment, Well-being, Economy

Outline India partnered with Prof. Andrew Mondschein from the University of Virginia to do a survey in Delhi on Travel, Environmental impact and well-being. The purpose of the study is to understand how mobility, the env... Read More

Study on Save the Children’s Parenting Programmes in India and Nepal

Client: Save the Children

Geography: Rajasthan, India and Kavre, Nepal

Sectors: Child well-being

Outline India was engaged in the pre-test findings of Save the Children’s Parenting Programmes in India and Nepal. Save the Children’s work in Dungarpur, India focuses on caregivers who have children from ages 12-14 year... Read More

Impact Evaluation of a Public Health Insurance Plan in India

Client: University of Chicago

Geography: Karnataka

Sectors: Health

The India Health Insurance Experiment is a 6 year-long randomized control trial on roughly 11,089 enlisted households (HH) in Gulbarga and Mysore districts to evaluate the health and financial benefits of expanding the R... Read More

Improving quality of Primary Education through Teacher Motivation

Client: STiR Education

Geography: Karnataka

Sectors: Education

As the data collection partner for STiR Education and the University of New York, Outline India undertook data collection for STiR Education’s project focusing on the improvement of quality primary education in governmen... Read More

Study on Risk Behaviour Assessment with Elected Gram Panchayat Representatives in West Bengal

Client: University of Auckland, Monash University and IIM Ahmedabad

Geography: West Bengal

Sectors: Governance

Outline India is about to commence study on risk behaviour assessment and economic decision making with elected Gram Panchayat representatives in West Bengal. This study is being conducted with Professors from University... Read More

Impact Assessment of Training and Equipment Donation to Medical Facilities

Client: Lifebox Foundation

Geography: Assam, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh

Sectors: Health

Lifebox Foundation, an international NGO, aims to improve the safety of surgery and anaesthesia in low resource settings by providing training to doctors, nurses, anesthesiologists and other OT staff on the WHO surgical... Read More

Baseline and Midline Evaluation for Corstone India’s Youth First Programme

Client: CorStone India Foundation

Geography: Bihar

Sectors: Education, Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Outline India as the India partner for CorStone India Foundation undertook data collection for the baseline and midline assessments of the Corstone’s Youth First Programme across two districts of Bihar (Patna and Darbhan... Read More

Marriage and the Human Capital of Men

Client: University of Pennsylvania, University of Toronto and University of Chicago

Geography: Delhi/NCR, Haryana

Sectors: Gender

Outline India partnered with academicians from the University of Pennsylvania, University of Toronto and the University of Chicago to undertake a study on dowry trends among migrant, married men and its relationship to e... Read More

Impact Assessment Report for a Leading NGO

Client: For a Leading NGO

Geography: PAN India

Sectors: Health, Disaster Management, Gender-Based Violence

Outline India prepared an Impact Assessment Report for one of the leading NGOs of the country. The organization works extensively in sectors of Health, Livelihood, Education, Disaster Management and Gender-Based Violence... Read More

Rapid Assessment of Inclusive WASH facilities in schools

Client: Water Aid, India

Geography: Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand

Sectors: Water, Children with special needs, Sanitation

Outline India undertook a project to gauge problems faced by adolescent girls and CWSN (Children with special needs) in the context of WASH facilities in schools across the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand.  ... Read More

Multi Dimensional Index measuring Poverty and Life Satisfaction

Client: Tsuda University

Geography: Delhi

Sectors: Health, Education, Livelihoods

This is an ongoing study, which aims to build an index in order to understand the overall life satisfaction of people from low and middle-income groups.The study focuses on assessing an individual’s life satisfaction bas... Read More

Role of Media in shaping Public Opinion related to Election

Client: Tsuda University

Geography: Gujarat

Sectors: Governance

The aim of the study is to understand the overall awareness of people in Gujarat about political and economic issues, which in turn affects their voting decision.The first section of the study is about personal informati... Read More

Rapid assessment to examine the progress of phasing out of Hazardous Pesticides

Client: Better Cotton Initiative

Geography: Gujarat

Sectors: Agriculture, Cotton Farming

Outline India was commissioned to undertake a rapid assessment case study by Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) with Action for Food Production (AFPRO) as it’s Implementing Partner (IP), with the goal to assess the progress... Read More

Evaluation of an Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Program

Client: Mathematica Policy Research

Geography: Bihar

Sectors: Health

Outline India worked with Mathematica Policy Research, which is the MEL partner for Packard Foundation’s and Pathfinder International’s Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) program based in Bihar.      The Sashakt pr... Read More

Social Impact Assessment Study on Cotton Farming

Client: American Institutes for Research

Geography: Madhya Pradesh

Sectors: Agriculture

Outline India partnered with American Institutes for Research and Laudes Foundation (erstwhile C&A Foundation) to conduct a follow-up study on the socio-economic and environmental outcomes of organic cotton farm initiati... Read More

Baseline Survey to Capture Current Roofing Conditions and the Benefits

Client: The University of Chicago, Delhi Centre

Geography: Delhi

Sectors: Environment, Energy

Outline India undertook a baseline evaluation to which seeks to capture current the roofing conditions and the benefits of cool roofing technology for a peri-urban settlement area in New Delhi.Indian peri-urban settlemen... Read More

Baseline and End line Evaluation of Business Management Diagnostic Test

Client: The University of Tokyo

Geography: Delhi/NCR

Sectors: Business Leadership

Outline India conducted an RCT with IT entrepreneurs on behalf of the University of Tokyo to gauge the impact of providing reminders about goal setting, on the performance and output of their startups.Using principles of... Read More

Collaboration Between Software Developers and Users

Client: Towson University

Geography: Delhi/NCR

Sectors: Business, Leadership

Outline India conducted a study to understand the interrelationship between software developers and their consumers. This intervention was undertaken to assist a senior professor’s research in the field. The information... Read More

Baseline Assessment for ‘Switching to Sustainable Auto-rickshaws System’ Project

Client: Fondazione ACRA

Geography: Tamil Nadu, Karnataka

Sectors: Environment, Sustainable livelihoods, Migration

Outline India conducted a baseline analysis to understand the economic viability and environmental sustainability for auto-rickshaw driving as a profession.  The objective of the study was to scale up the inter... Read More

Evaluation to Gauge Accessibility of Education for the Girl Child

Client: Fluent Research 

Geography: Bihar and Rajasthan

Sectors: Gender, Education

Outline India conducted a baseline, midline and endline study to understand levels of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours pertaining to the education of girl child in rural India.     As the India partner... Read More

Evaluating Interventions That Will Secure And Protect Rights Of Children Involved In Forced Labor

Client: IMPAQ International, LLC

Geography: Jharkhand

Sectors: Child rights, Labour

Outline India was the India partner of an international study across Malawi, Ecuador, Panama and Rwanda and India to evaluate the effects of interventions aimed at combating child labour through a randomized control tria... Read More

Strategic Review of Organisations Working in WASH

Client: Dasra

Geography: Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh

Sectors: Water, Sanitation, Governance

Outline India was commissioned by Dasra to conduct deep-dive research into the work of two partners of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) space. Study aimed at buildin... Read More

Understanding Hand Hygiene Behaviour in Four Indian States

Client: WaterAid (India)

Geography: Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Chattisgarh

Sectors: Water, Sanitation, Governance

Outline India undertook a formative evaluation with WaterAid India to gauge the awareness and practices of hand hygiene and its importance across 64 villages.     The study, based in Rajasthan, Bihar, Odis... Read More

Endline Evaluation for Water Aid’s program with H&M Conscious Foundation

Client: WaterAid (India)

Geography: Jharkhand, Odisa, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka

Sectors: Water, Sanitation, Governance

At the close of Water Aid’s three-year project to improve water and sanitation infrastructure and facilities in schools, Outline India conducted an end-line study to assess WASH infrastructure in the targeted schools.The... Read More

Evaluating Infrastructure and Service Provision in Schools

Client: Centre for Civil Society

Geography: Delhi

Sectors: Education, Governance, Infrastructure

Outline India partnered with the Centre for Civil Society to conduct an in-depth analysis of the status of private budget schools in Hastsal Village, West Delhi. The main objective of this intervention was to measure the... Read More

Post-Implementation Monitoring Survey

Client: WaterAid (India)

Geography: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh

Sectors: Water, Sanitation, Governance

The Post Implementation Monitoring Survey (PIMS) was developed and executed by Outline India to assess the long-term sustainability of WASH infrastructure in communities of Water Aid’s intervention.The study sought to in... Read More

Evaluation Study To Assess The Performance Of Five Above Average States Sanitation Coverage

Client: WaterAid (India)

Geography: Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Manipur

Sectors: Water, Sanitation, Governance

Outline India undertook an assessment of the five states in India, which performed above average in the water and sanitation domain, to explore the motivating factors that were instrumental in the success of the sanitati... Read More

Young India’s Perceptions on Political Engagement, International Relations, Education and Society

Client: British Council (India)

Geography: Delhi, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Karnataka

Sectors: Education, Employment, Youth, Politics

Outline India undertook a study of the core values and concerns of the urban Indian youth specifically pertaining to political processes, leadership, education and employment policies. Additionally, the study gauged the... Read More

Assessment of Value Chains in Agricultural Produce

Client: Indian Statistical Institute

Geography: Delhi

Sectors: Agriculture

To understand the impact of energy costs on food prices and the income of producers, Outline India conducted structured field surveys of 150 dairy and potato retailers in 25 wards across Delhi. The study entailed the ana... Read More

Content Testing of Financial Literacy in Young Children

Client: Sesame Street Workshop

Geography: Delhi/NCR

Sectors: Education and Financial Literacy

Outline India conducted a formative study in Delhi/NCR to gauge the reaction of children under the age of seven using three prototype games, for the Sesame Street Workshop Initiative. The study tested the usability, comp... Read More

Baseline Evaluation of Skills Development Programme

Client: Going to School

Geography: Bihar and Jharkhand

Sectors: Education

Outline undertook the baseline data collection for Going to School’s (GTS) student entrepreneurship program in the states of Bihar and Jharkhand. The study was conducted with middle and secondary school students using se... Read More

Need Assessment Study in Maharashtra: Early Grade Reading

Client: Sesame Street Workshop Initiative

Geography: Maharashtra

Sectors: Education

Outline India conducted a formative study to understand the socio-psychological barriers to native language learning among children between 5-7 years of age in Maharashtra.Through the exploration of attitudes, practices,... Read More

Assessment of the Organ Donor Network across Public and Private Medical Institutions

Client: Organ India

Geography: Delhi/ NCR

Sectors: Health, Governance

Outline India evaluated the organ donor industry to identify the best practices in countries governed by a system of centralized organ registry, and draw lessons for the organ donor market in the Delhi/NCR region. This w... Read More

Comparing Differences In Child Health Outcomes By Religious Affiliation

Client: Brandeis University

Geography: Kerala

Sectors: Health, Governance and Child Nutrition

Outline India investigated the relationship between child undernourishment and religious affiliation in Kerala, India to support a senior professor’s work in the field.The aim of this project was to investigate the puzzl... Read More

Establishment of Public-private Partnership Cell for the Health Ministries

Client: Health Ministries of Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka,Funded by the World Bank in association with Sanigest International

Geography: Uttar PradeshKarnataka

Sectors: GovernanceHealth

Outline India supported a World Bank initiative to establish and administer Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) between the Health Departments of Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka, as well as private health service providers.To... Read More


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