Self-Reliant Initiatives through Joint Action

HRD Process


SRIJAN has an elaborate process of Recruitment and Selection. The procedure includes various psycho and socio-metric tests in order to ascertain the individual’s ability to work in a team and with the community. Our professionals are drawn from premium technical, social work and management institutes, as well as lateral entries of experienced professionals.

Training and Induction Programme

SRIJAN has developed a robust Induction Program with a focus to assimilate the newly acquired professionals into the SRIJAN community and to impart qualities that will help them to accommodate and work with the rural community. The programme has duration of one year and comprises three phases, sandwiching training and action. The programme is an exercise for building capacity of trainees, to make them acquainted with our culture and prepare them to work in teams.

Performance Review and Capacity Building

A critical component of staff development is an effective appraisal system. Through the performance appraisal process, SRIJANites’ strengths and areas for improvement are identified. It is during this process that any training requirements should be identified. The purpose of the Performance Appraisal Process is to manage and assess the performance of each SRIJANite. It assists both the staff members and SRIJAN to achieve clearly defined goals.

Capacity Building

Reviews of trainees that are organized in the first year, apart from being an evaluation exercise also aim at clarifying their vision and help them chalk out plan for their knowledge, skills and competencies enhancement in consultation with the core group of the organization.
In addition, the Organisation values professional and personal development of SRIJANites, and thus provides facility of Sabbatical for all professional staff, wherein a SRIJANite can take a break from work and return to the Organisation without loss of job or seniority.


Annual Retreats are organized for SRIJAN professionals to encourage introspection and to share their feelings with colleagues. They speak about their personal and professional growth. Besides, retreats are also crucial to foster bonding among SRIJANites across locations.

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