Activity Processes

15 Activity Processes are taken up by the Tech Team for each Project that they undertake. These are further exploded into 43 Jobs, and 140 Tasks under them. Tech Team Members monitor the below Tasks in order to keep a continuous tab on progress.

Activity ProcessJobTaskStakeholder
1. Deciding to Undertake CDM1.1. Develop Comfort Level1.1.1. Visit running CDM Project & Learn from Experienced StakeholdersNGO Leadership
1.1.2. Explain Implications in Dealing with Commercial MoneysFCN Convenor
1.1.3. Explain Process, Cost & Timeframe to Develop a CDM ProjectTech Team
1.1.4. Discuss Implementation & Monitoring Commitments in a Participatory Workshop with all NGO StaffCDM Preparation Team
1.2. Assess Capacity1.2.1. Study Organisational Structure and Assess Implementation CapacityTech Team
1.2.2. Assess Staying Capacity and Intimacy with CommunitiesTech Team
1.2.3. Share Findings with the NGO LeadershipFCN Convenor
1.3. Decide to Undertake CDM1.3.1. Pass Board Resolution to Undertake CDM ProjectProject Proponent
1.3.2. Assemble a CDM Preparation Team & Appoint Contact PersonProject Proponent
1.3.3. Sign Service Contract with the FCN Tech TeamProject Proponent
2. Selecting CDM Project2.1. Identify Technologies2.1.1. Make Windscreen Survey of Project Area & Interact with CommunitiesTech Team
2.1.2. Suggest & Explain Possible TechnologiesTech Team
2.1.3. Determine Feasibility of Technology vis-à-vis Resource Avaibility & Absorbtion CapacityNGO Leadership
2.2. Choose Methodology2.2.1. Scan CDM Methodologies for Identified TechnologiesTech Team
2.2.2. Determine the baseline scenario in the project areaTech Team
2.2.3. Determine if Baseline Satisfies Applicability Criteria of the MethodologyTech Team
2.2.4. Calculate Approximate Scale of Project ActivityTech Team
2.3. Decide Project Boundary2.3.1. Decide on Geographic Boundary & Scale of Project ActivityProject Proponent
3. Collecting Demographic Data3.1. Design Questionnaire3.1.1. Design Preliminary QuestionnaireTech Team
3.1.2. Translate to Local LanguageCDM Preparation Team
3.1.3. Administer the Questionnaire to about 50 HouseholdsCDM Preparation Team
3.1.4. Enter data in Microsoft ExcelCDM Preparation Team
3.1.5. Analyse the DataTech Team
3.1.6. Make Changes to Questionnaire if neededTech Team
3.1.7. Print the Survey SheetsCDM Preparation Team
3.2. Obtain Monitoring Solution3.2.1. Negotiate with Tristle Technologies Pvt. Ltd.Project Proponent
3.2.2. Create Customised Monitoring Solution for Chosen Technology & MethodologyTristle
3.3. Collect Demographic Data3.3.1. Collect Household DataCDM Preparation Team
3.3.2. Enter Data into the Module & Retain Survey Sheets till ValidationCDM Preparation Team
3.3.3. Analyse Data for PDDCDM Preparation Team
4. Determining Baseline (PDD)4.1. Scan Literature4.1.1. Refer Scientific Literature, Reports, Working Papers, etc.Tech Team
4.1.2. Introduce Tech Team Members to District OfficialaProject Proponent
4.1.3. Collect District Level StatisticsProject Proponent & Tech Team
4.2. Design Sample Survey Format4.2.1. Design Test QuestionnaireTech Team
4.2.2. Translate into Local LanguageCDM Preparation Team
4.2.3. Field test in 50 householdsCDM Preparation Team
4.2.4. Make changes in questionnaire if requiredTech Team
4.2.5. Enter data in Microsoft Excel sheetCDM Preparation Team
4.2.6. Analyse the dataTech Team
4.2.7. Re-design and Finalise Questionnaire if requiredTech Team
4.3. Conduct Baseline Survey(s)4.3.1. Prepare Sampling Plan Document with detailed InstructionsTech Team
4.3.2. Determine Sample Size for Baseline SurveyTech Team
4.3.3. Collect Household Data using the Finalised Format & ProcedureCDM Preparation Team
4.3.4. Enter data in Microsoft Excel sheetCDM Preparation Team
4.4. Calculate expected CERs for the Project4.4.1. Analyse Baseline Data for PDDTech Team
4.4.2. Calculate the emission reduction potential for the project activityTech Team
5. Determining Technology (PDD)5.1. Detail the Technology5.1.1. Describe Details of Chosen TechnologyProject Proponent & Tech Team
5.1.2. Provide Laboratory Tests, Efficiency Certification, etc.Project Proponent
5.2. Prove Cost Efficiency of Chosen Technology5.2.1. Obtain Quotations from Technology ProvidersProject Proponent
5.2.2. Demonstrate that Costing is Realistic and Not InflatedProject Proponent
5.3. Apply Baseline and Monitoring Methdology5.3.1. Apply Title & Reference of the Approved MethodologyTech Team
5.3.2. Justify Choice of the Project CategoryTech Team
6. Developing Monitoring Plan (PDD)6.1. Determine Monitoring Parameters6.1.1. List Monitoring ParametersTech Team
6.1.2. Determine Monitoring Frequency for these ParametersTech Team
6.1.3. Determine Monitoring Duration of Project ActivityTech Team
6.1.4. Determine Maintainence & Servicing Mechanism of the TechnologyCDM Preparation Team
6.2. Institutional Structure for Monitoring6.2.1. Describe Institutional Structure of NGOProject Proponent
6.2.2. Describe Management Plan for MonitoringProject Proponent
6.2.3. Describe Roles & Responsibilities of Monitoring TeamProject Proponent
6.2.4. Recheck and Introduce Monitoring Parameters into the digitized Monitoring Solution after ValidationTristle
7. Assessing Project Financials (PDD)7.1. Conduct Background Research7.1.1. Study Requirements for the TechnologyCDM Preparation Team
7.1.2. Identify Sources, Suppliers & Obtain QuotationsCDM Preparation Team
7.2. Assess the Financials of the project7.2.1. Assess Financial Viability of the ProjectProject Proponent
7.2.2. Determine Financing Mechanism for the CDM ProjectProject Proponent
7.2.3. Determine End User Contribution to CostingProject Proponent
7.2.4. Spell out the Carbon Revenue Sharing AgreementProject Proponent
8. Proving Additionality (PDD)8.1. Demystify Additionality8.1.1. Conduct Workshop to Explain Additionality to NGO Leadership & CDM TeamTech Team
8.1.2. Involve Project Staff to Provide Field Information, Local Insights & Arguments to Prove AdditionalityTech Team
8.2. Address Investment Barrier8.2.1. Describe Scale, Extent & Field Reality Check of Government Subsidies & Incentives Available for Chosen TechnologyProject Proponent
8.2.2. Describe Loans & Institutional Finance Available for Project ActivityTech Team
8.2.3. Describe Financing Mechanism for the CDM ProjectProject Proponent
8.3. Address Technology Barrier8.3.1. Make a Literature ScanTech Team
8.3.2. Prove Technology Barrier through a Macro SurveyTech Team
8.4. Address Barriers due to Prevailing Practices8.4.1. Map the Sociocultural Behavioural Patterns of Participating FamiliesProject Proponent
8.4.2. Conduct PRA Exercises to Discern Rational Choices that Participating Families would Normally MakeCDM Preparation Team
8.5. Address Other Barriers8.5.1. Make a Literature Scan and Apply Wild ImaginationTech Team
9. Determining Project Duration (PDD)9.1. Address Project Duration Issues9.1.1. Anticipate a Realistic Start Date for the CDM ProjectProject Proponent
9.1.2. Assess the Operational Lifetime of the Chosen TechnologyTech Team
9.1.3. Choose the Crediting Period for the Project ActivityTech Team
10. Evaluating Environmental Impacts (PDD)10.1. Conduct EIA if required10.1.1. Contract an External Consultant to Conduct Environmnetl Impact Assessment, if required by MoEFProject Proponent
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification11.1. Conduct GS Stakeholder Meeting11.1.1. Familiarise CDM Team & NGO Staff on ProcedureTech Team
11.1.2. Prepare Non-Technical SummaryTech Team
11.1.3. Translate Non-technical summary into Local LanguageCDM Preparation Team
11.1.4. Prepare Draft Invitation Letters & Emails, Write-ups, Posters, matter for Newpaper Ads, etc.Tech Team
11.1.5. Translate Texts into Local LanguageCDM Preparation Team
11.1.6. Decide on Date(s) & Venue(s) for the GS Stakeholder Meeting(s)Project Proponent
11.1.7. Assist in Drawing up Invitation ListTech Team
11.1.8. Place Newspaper Ads & Send Out Invitations with Support DocumentsCDM Preparation Team
11.1.9. Conduct GS Stakeholders Meeting(s)CDM Preparation Team
11.2. Prepare GS Stakeholders Meeting Report11.2.1. Provide Proof of InvitationCDM Preparation Team
11.2.2. Provide Photos of the GS Stakeholders Meeting(s)CDM Preparation Team
11.2.3. Provide Scanned Copies of Evaluations Forms, Participants List, etc.CDM Preparation Team
11.2.4. Translate Sample Evaluation Forms from Local Language into EnglishCDM Preparation Team
11.2.5. Prepare Sustainable Development MatrixTech Team
11.2.6. Finalise the GS Stakeholder Meeting ReportTech Team
11.3. Open Account at the GS Registry11.3.1. Explain Procedure to Open an Account at the GS RegistryTech Team
11.3.2. Open the AccountProject Proponent
11.3.3. Send Signed Copies of GS Agreement to GS RegistryProject Proponent
11.3.4. Upload GS Stakeholders Meeting Report onto the GS RegistryProject Proponent
11.4. Review of the Stakeholder Meeting Report11.4.1. Receive Comments & Feedbacks from the Gold StandardProject Proponent
11.4.2. Address Issues Raised & Revise GS Stakeholder Meeting Report accordinglyTech Team
11.4.3. Upload Revised GS Stakeholders Meeting Report onto the GS RegistryProject Proponent
11.5. GS Passport & Feedback11.5.1. Prepare GS PassportTech Team
11.5.2. Webhost GS Stakeholder Meeting Report and Draft Passport Report for public comments for 60 daysProject Proponent
12. Finalising PDD12.1. Finalise the PDD12.1.1. Finalise all Sections of the PDD & Submit to Project ProponentTech Team
12.1.2. Revise PDD based on NGO FeedbackTech Team
13. Obtaining Host Country Approval13.1. Submit PIN & PDD to MoEF13.1.1. Prepare Project Idea Note (PIN)Tech Team
13.1.2. Make 20 Hard Copies and 2 CDs of PIN & PDDCDM Preparation Team
13.1.3. Mail Hard Copies and CDs to MoEF, New DelhiCDM Preparation Team
13.2. Attend Personal Interview with Designated National13.2.1. Receive Letter from DNA for the Personal InterviewProject Proponent
13.2.2. List Documents to be Submitted to the DNATech Team
13.2.3. Prepare Documents for Submission at the Personal InterviewProject Proponent
13.2.4. Attend the Personal Interview at New DelhiProject Proponent & Tech Team
13.2.5. Prepare & Submit Additional Documents, if requiredTech Team
13.2.6. Grant Host Country ApprovalDNA
14. Validating the PDD14.1. Appoint a DOE14.1.1. Advise the Project Proponent on Strengths, Capabilities, Fees, etc. of various ValidatorsTech Team
14.1.2. Appoint a DOE for the projectProject Proponent
14.1.3. Submit the PDD for ValidationProject Proponent
14.2. Site Visit14.2.1. Communicate Date & Agenda for Site VisitDOE
14.2.2. List Desk Review Documents required during Site VisitTech Team
14.2.3. Accompany the DOE on Site VisitProject Proponent & Tech Team
14.2.4. Respond to DOE Queries during Desk Review & Site VisitProject Proponent & Tech Team
14.3. Draft Validation Report14.3.1. Receive Draft Validation ReportTech Team
14.3.2. Prepare Additional Documents & Provide Information to answer CLs and CARsProject Proponent
14.3.3. Respond to Clarifications (CLs) and Corrective Action Requests (CARs)Tech Team
14.3.4. Revise PDD based on Draft Validation Report, CLs & CARsTech Team
14.3.5. Technical Review of PDDDOE
14.3.6. Respond to Queries & Revise PDD based on Technical ReviewTech Team
14.3.7. Issue Final Validation ReportDOE
14.4. Modalities of Communication (MoC)14.4.1. Choose Contact Person(s) for Modalities of Communication and Submit Form to DOEProject Proponent
14.4.2. Submit PDD, Validation Report and MoC to the E.B., UNFCCCProject Proponent
15. Registration15.1. Registration Fee15.1.1. Webhost for Paying Registration Fee & send EmailUNFCCC
15.1.2. Pay the CDM Registration Fee to the E.B., UNFCCCProject Proponent
15.2. Completeness Check15.2.1. Webhost for Completeness CheckUNFCCC
15.2.2. Answer Queries, if any, by Revising PDDTech Team
15.3. Webhost for Registration15.3.1. 4 weeks Webhosting for SSC projectsUNFCCC
15.3.2. Minor Corrections & PDD Review, if anyUNFCCC
15.3.3. Revise PDD to Address Minor Corrections and/or Review QuestionsProject Proponent & Tech Team
15.3.4. Resubmit Revised PDD to UNFCCCDOE
15.3.5. PDD RegisteredUNFCCC