2. Immediate Actions
To achieve the stated targets, TJI will take up the following actions:
To undertake the stated actions, TJI will garner the following resources:
TJI will bring in research and policy planning to advise these groups as well as help utilising existing bandwidth.
In the long run, TJI can plan for setting up a youth development institute, like the Youth Development Institute of New York, which is partnered with the fund for City of New York. The city of Jodhpur can consider such a research and development centre, which in turn benefits the city.
4. Time Frame
The Jodhpur Initiative is an ongoing and unending process... But, the immediate actions could include requesting IIT Jodhpur, AIIMS Jodhpur and Defence Laboratory Jodhpur to host specific targeted programmes and workshops for local students, professionals and entrepreneurs to share their knowledge with the local eco-system.
2. Target Group
For successful implementation of the "TJI" projects, it is necessary that all the citizens of the city irrespective of their age and gender must be involved in the process of its implementation. The strategy is to plan in a horizontal as well as vertical perspective i.e. while planning the specific involvement of all age group of male as well as female members of the society.
2.1 Students of Schools and Colleges
TJI will target the educational institutions up to senior secondary level, and the institutions of higher education. The involvement of Students will be ensured by inviting students as well as school managements to undertake project specific activities within and outside the schools. Similarly, projects, issues and agendas of the TJI will be discussed with the members of student bodies as well as administration of Universities and College for implementation.
2.2 Involvement of Public Representatives
TJI will request the Members of Parliament as well as Members of Legislative Assembly to adopt a ward of the city to ensure implementation of projects specific activities of TJI within their ward, and thereby make them Model Wards for other wards to emulate. The said implementation of TJI campaign shall be ensured through Sub-committees formed within the wards, comprising of volunteer youth, especially women.
2.3 Involvement of Government Offices and Institutions
TJI will target the Heads of Department of all Government Departments, as well as heads of the Government and Semi-Government Institutions or autonomous bodies, inviting the direct engagement of their employees to implement the projects and issues under the TJI campaign.
2.4 Involvement of Local NGOs and CSOs
TJI will request the NGOs and CSOs, which are already active in the local area, to own and take up the issues and agendas pursued under TJI campaign, and to implement the same along with their regular course of social activities.
2.5 Involvement of Media Houses
For ensuring larger public attention and involvement, the media can play very big role. TJI will call upon the representatives of the (print as well as electronic) media houses, and engage with them to ensure regular and continuous coverage of TJI activities so that the larger portion of the society is encouraged to join hands in the said campaign. Also, TJI will arrange through the city administration for large hoardings to be hoisted at select locations in the city, which will display the activities undertaken by it for the good of the city and showcase its success stories.
3. Strategy To Connect To Citizens
The specific citizen-connect activities proposed include: