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OVERVIEW

At TRIOs we believe in ‘deliver with excellence’. With non-negotiable values, and strong ethos we ensure value for money to all our clients in different services. In over a decade now, TRIOs has built its reputation by undertaking studies customized to the clients’ needs to form policy, program and market initiatives. It has successfully accomplished 100+ assignments across India.

TRIOs as a reliable research and consultancy support organisation offers well-researched, good quality, result-oriented, as well as cost-effective services to its clients. Here is a glance to our strengths and to which we stand by all the time.

Highly skilled and accomplished teams of experts

The core team includes nationally and internationally recognized professionals from various disciplines. The team is passionate and creative, it works round the clock to deliver projects on time.

Experts in diverse sectors, organisations and roles

The diverse team of TRIOs creates a pool of knowledge from various sectors which helps to deliver quality and sustainable solutions to our client.

Client-centric services

TRIOs approach is innovative, strategic and client centred. The team follows simple drill of understanding the client needs comprehensively by paying attention to every detail.

Scientific, professional and result-driven approach

TRIOs works with an evidence-based approach to identify replicable and sustainable models and best practices that serve to accelerate socio-economic development.

Our Core Values

A commitment to innovation and excellence forms the basis of our core values. This is well embodied in our work culture and lies at the heart of our business model

Our Credentials

Institutional Review Board, TRIOs (TRIOs-IRB) for Review of Research / Evaluation of Health and Social Research (Non-Clinical) Protocols for Ethical Standards

TRIOs has set up an IRB to review, approve, and regulate research conducted by the organisation and its members. It follows the ICMR ethical guidelines for biomedical and health research involving human participants.

TRIOs- IRB is registered with the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

TRIOS Development Support Pvt Ltd IRB #1 (Social and Behaviour Research)
Organization Number # IORG0010506
IRB Registration Number: IRB00012457

The IRB consists of the following members with varying backgrounds in respect to gender, cultural background, and profession. The review meetings are being organised with a minimum forum of 5 members. The IRB members have expertise and experience in the areas of health and social research, and among the members, two are females. Besides review of TRIOs research projects, the IRB also takes up review of external health and social research protocols/ projects, selectively.

Dr Padam Singh PhD (Ex Addl. Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is the chairman of the IRB.

  • Dr Padam Singh PhD (Bio Statistician)- Chairman
  • Dr Shubhank Singh MBBS (Public Health Specialist)
  • Ms. Mamta Chaudhary MSc, PGD (NGO, Women & Child Rights Expert)
  • Mr. Rajesh Rai LLB (Advocate, Supreme Court)
  • Dr Rajani Kant Juyal PhD, MSc (Health Economist and Finance Expert)
  • Mr. Anil Sukumaran MA, M Phil (Social Scientist)
  • Mr. Sumit Agarwal CA (Chartered Accountant)
  • Ms. Pallavi Singh, MBA (Ex Officio- Member Secretary)

Besides the above members, as and when required, IRB invites experts of relevant field to the meetings for expert opinions on specific topics of review. The IRB is functioning effectively from 14 February 2020.

Minimum documents to be submitted to IRB for review.

  • Application form for Ethical Approval
  • Study Protocol in the prescribed format
  • Consent and Data Collection Tools
  • Technical Presentation
Review Schedule:
1) Routine review

Quarterly basis meeting will be held for reviews.

2) Expedited Review

The expedited review is considered for the projects such as;

  • The duration of project is six months or less
  • The study is related to emergency responses
  • Any other justifiable special circumstances

For each expedited review a separate meeting of the Committee is called fulfilling the quorum in about 10 days’ time, after the proposal is received in its totality. The review decision of the IRB is communicated within 3 days, post review. The proposal submitted under routine review may also be considered during expedited review meeting, if it falls under the time frame of such meetings.

Suggested decisions to be made by IRB

For all new proposals reviewed by the IRB, one of the following decisions are taken:

  • Approved as per submission (without any change)
  • Conditional approval, contingent upon specific revisions (Pending/ conditional) – Chairperson alone will approve the revisions
  • Tabled for substantive change –EC will approve changes
  • Disapproval/ Not approved.

Process of communicating Decision: The decision documented by the Secretary and approved by the chairperson will be sent in the form of soft copy and Hard copy to PI.

  • Communication to the PI will be done by the Member Secretary.
  • After the review, an Approval Letter signed by Chairperson/Member Secretary is shared with PI.
  • PI has to duly sign and stamp the Approval Letter and a scanned/hard copy of the same is to be submitted to IRB-TRIOs for records. This completes the review process.

Contact / Address: Pallavi Singh
Member Secretary, IRB-TRIOs
TRIOs Development Support(P) Ltd
Plot No: 72, First Floor, Sai Enclave
Behind EPFO Complex, Sector: 23
Dwarka, New Delhi- 110 077, INDIA
Email: irbtrios@triosdev.org; trios@triosdev.org
Landline: +91 (11) 4163 9918
Website: www.triosdev.org

TRIOs: ISO 9001:2015 Certified Organisation- Accredited ISO 9001:2015 Certificate:

We are happy to share that TRIOs has been certified for its Quality Management Systems in 2019. ISO 9001:2015 is the most recent addition to the ISO 9001 standard series. The sequence code '9001' stands for 'quality management system (QMS)' while '2015' indicates year of revision. QMS (ISO 9001) certification encompasses every aspect of the organisation right from planning, execution, monitoring, quality assurance and till post service client satisfaction. Our ISO 9001 certification is a symbol of assurance for our clients that we have well defined & well implemented SOP's for all our business processes. ISO 9001:2015 certification has been crucial in improving our working system and making TRIOs a preferable choice for our clients.

MSME Registered Organization.

TRIOs is registered with Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Government of India. Being a MSME registered organisation, we are committed to contribute to economic growth of the country. Our MSME status helps us enjoy special privileges in the form of exemptions, subsidies and incentives.

1) Anti-Harassment Policy

TRIOs strives to create and maintain a work environment in which people are treated with dignity, decency and respect. The environment of the company should be characterized by mutual trust and the absence of intimidation, oppression and exploitation. TRIOs has zero tolerance on unlawful discrimination or harassment of any kind. Through enforcement of the policy and by education of employees, TRIOs seeks to prevent, correct and discipline any behavior that violates this policy.

All employees, regardless of their positions, are covered by and are expected to comply with this policy and to take appropriate measures to ensure that prohibited conduct does not occur. Appropriate disciplinary action will be taken against any employee who violates this policy. Based on the seriousness of the offense, disciplinary action may include verbal or written reprimand, suspension, or termination of employment.

2) Environmental Policy

TRIOs environmental policy underlines organization’s environmental position and values. Environmental sustainability is one of our key areas of focus. The organization is committed to minimising the impact of its activities on the environment.

TRIOs integrates environmental concerns into policies, plans, programs and projects for economic and social development. Embracing natural light, paperless meetings, indoor green plants, bring and care a desktop plant, etc. helps our organization to become more environment friendly. We also encourage and promote paperless office, use of environmentally friendly office stationery and materials, monitor water and energy consumption to reduce waste on a regular basis.

3) Equal Opportunity Policy

TRIOs has Equal opportunity policy that all people will be treated equally or similarly and not disadvantaged by prejudices or bias. This means that the best person for a job or a promotion is the person who earns that position based on qualifications, experience and knowledge.

4) Workplace Diversity

Workplace diversity values everyone's differences. TRIOs is a learning and growing organization. Diversity is about learning from each other regardless of our cultural background and bringing those differences into the workplace to broaden experiences and knowledge. Diversity includes not only race but gender, ethnicity, personality, age, education and background.

5) Gender Equality Policy

Gender equality is an integral part of TRIOs policies and practices. The objective of this policy is to promote gender equality in all our work and in partnerships and in the organization itself. We nurture and values a culture that demonstrates and sustain TRIOs commitment to gender equality and inclusion. We believe that achieving gender equality is a closer step towards sustainable development.

TRIOs Foundation day also coincide with International Women's Day: Current year theme being Empowering more women decision-makers!

6) Child Rights and protection Policy

TRIOs child protection policy recognize that all children have the right to a healthy, happy and fulfilling life. The policy underlines the need for protection of children from violence, exploitation, abuse and neglect and uphold child rights.

TRIOs staff has been sensitized on the child rights and protection policy and all staff follow the policy guidelines when deal with the children. TRIOs has done extensive research studies on issues related child trafficking, child labour, child abuse, child marriages, children in street situations.

Our Empanelment

AIGGPA for data collection & Market Research in Madhya Pradesh for studies taken up by the institute

State Innovations in Family Planning Services Project Agency (SIFPSA), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh for Research, Monitoring and Evaluation of NHM/SIFPSA Programme

Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India as a Technical Support Institution for decentralized district development planning

Government of Gujarat for undertaking evaluations, special studies and to provide technical and management support to Government programme

MPCON for undertaking consultancy work (Socio Economic Studies/Surveys and IEC Activities) for Food & Agriculture/ Horticulture Processing and Social Sector

Charities Aid Foundation (Caf) India for conducting impact assessment of CSR projects