Sama Resolutionaries Manual

The primary responsibility of the Sama Resolutionary will be to promote the cause of ODR in their city, and their journey and progress will be tracked online. This manual will cover the following aspects of the Sama Resolutionary Initiative:

Manual

  1. Resolutionary Timeline

    1. Interested ADR enthusiasts need to submit their expression of interest by May 15, 2020.
    2. The screening process of the applications will be conducted from May 16, 2020 to May 30, 2020.
    3. The final list of Sama Resolutionaries will be announced on June 5, 2020.
    4. ODR Orientation for selected Sama Resolutionaries will be conducted from June 10- June 25th, 2020.
    5. Each Resolutionary will commence the ODR campaign on July 1, 2020 and end it on November 30. 2020.
    6. The Best Resolutionary will be announced in December, 2020.
    7. The felicitation of the best resolutionary will take place in Singapore in March, 2021.
  2. Demand Generation Activities: Engage with enterprises and sensitize them on the benefits of using institutionalize ODR services such as mediation, arbitration etc.

    Metrics

    Scoring

    Lead Generation: Setting up a meeting of Sama Representative with an enterprise

    10 points

    Incorporating Sama ODR clauses in contracts of Enterprise

    20 points

    Persuading them to do an ODR pilot project of a specific number of case at a notional rate with Sama

    20 points

  3. Capacity Building Activities: Encourage mediators, arbitrators, lawyers, non-lawyers (CAs, Ombudsmen, housewives etc) to explore ODR as a profession and assist in training:

    Metrics

    Scoring

    Get a neutral to register on Sama

    10 points

    Conduct an ODR training/workshops for interested professionals

    20 points

  4. Creative Activities: Any other activity which can promote ODR adoption in your city.

    Metrics

    Scoring (Maximum)

    Organize ODR events/meetups/seminars

    10 points

    Give talks on ODR

    20 points

    Write about ODR (articles, papers) on www.imwpost.com

    20 points

  5. Reporting and Scoring Metrics

    Each resolutionary will be required to submit a monthly report (with photos) on the 30th of every month. The report will be submitted online and will cover the following aspects:

    • Demand Generation Activities Conducted
    • Capacity Building Activities
    • Creative Activities

    Each resolutionary needs to submit a monthly report of the above-mentioned activities. The template of the report will be provided by Sama. The final discretion of Scoring will lie with Sama, and the points on the ODR embassy of each resolutionary will be updated on 15th of every month.

  6. ODR Embassy

    Sama will be maintaining an online platform called the ODR embassy which will track the progress of each resolutionary and provide a scoreboard for monthly activities. It will be similar to Indian Mediation Week embassy available here.

  7. ODR Orientation

    All Sama Resolutionaries will be provided with a 2 hour orientation which covers- 1) Introduction to ODR, 2) Working of the Sama ODR Platform, 3) Sama Rules and Procedures, 4) Introduction to Demand Generation, Capacity Building and Creative Activities for ODR, 5) Feedback on Resolutionary’s plan of action to promote ODR, 6) Sama Branding Guidelines etc. This orientation will be provided over Video Conferencing call by the Sama Team.

  8. Rewards

    1. The one who conducts the maximum ODR awareness activities will be felicitated as the “Resolutionary of the Year”, in the closing ceremony of Indian Mediation Week (IMW) in Singapore in February, 2021.
    2. The travel/accommodation of the best resolutionary to Singapore, which is considered to be the heaven of ADR in the world, will be fully sponsored by Sama.
    3. A cash prize of 1 lakh rupees will be awarded to the best resolutionary of the year.
  9. Don’ts

    If the resolutionary is observed to be acting in unfavorable behavior or against the spirit of the ODR campaign, he/she will be issued one warning. Post which if he/she repeats similar behavior, he/she will be disqualified from the Sama Resolutionary Program.

  10. Need more information?

    For more information on the Sama Resolutionary Program, reach out to Akshetha Ashok (9620606424, akshetha@sama.live) or Pranjal Sinha (8337030883, pranjal@sama.live)