Research Division

1. (I) Research and Study Scheme (XII Five Year Plan)

Guidelines for Operation of the Research and Study Scheme of the Planning Commission, Government of India

Note : The model approval letters for all the three components of the Research and Study scheme, i.e., Research Studies, Seminars/Workshops and Publications would also be posted on the web-site in due course of time, for ready reference of all concerned.

(II) Public Notices issued under the (revised) Research Study Scheme

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II. Socio-Economic Research: Study Reports


(under the erstwhile Socio-Economic Research Scheme of the X and XI Five Year Plan)

S. No. Title of the Study Institution Project Director Study Year Field/Sector Area of Study
1. A Research Study on Socio Economic Benefit of Stream Tank Well Integration Involving Farmers Participation, in Jhankarbahali, Budapada and Tangarjhuri villages of Western Orissa
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Bharat Integrated Social Welfare Agency (BISWA) BISWA 2014 Agriculture Orissa
2. Review of state of environment in Keoladeo: National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan and its catchment area: a historical analysis
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Environmental Impact Assessment Division
Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Dr. B. Anjan Kumar Prusty 2013 Review of Environment in Keoladeo
National Park, Rajasthan
Rajasthan
3. An Evaluation Study of the Functioning of 24*7 Health Facilities in Selected States in India
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Sri Shyam Sundar Shyam Institute of Public Cooperation and Community Development, Bhopal Dr. S.C. Gulati 2013 Health Sector Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Assam, Orissa, Jammu and Kashmir, Tamil Nadu
4. Role of National Food Security Mission (NFSM) in Improving Agricultural Productivity in Selected Districts
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Council for Social Development, New Delhi Dr. T. Haque 2013 Agriculture 18 States
5. Centrally Sponsored Schemes on Marine Fisheries and its Effect on Development of Fisheries: A Study on Motorization of Traditional Crafts and HSD Oil Scheme
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Council for Social Development
Hyderabad 500030
Sh. S. Surapa Raju 2013 Traditional Craft Andhra Pradesh and Tamilnadu
6.

Combating Child Labour in India: An Empirical Study in Andhra Pradesh
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Department of Economics Prof. Venkata Narayana 2014 Child Labour Andhra Pradesh
7. Micro-Credit Scheme of Rashtriya Mahila Kosh (RMK) in North Eastern (NE) States of India
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School of Social Sciences,
College of Post Graduate Studies, Cental Agricultural University, Umiam - 793103,
Meghalaya.
S.M. Feroz 2013 Agriculture Assam, Manipur and Nagaland
8. Crimes and Atrocities against SCs and STs with special reference to implementation of the Protection of Civil Rights (PCR) Act, 1955 and the Prevention of Atrocities (POA) Act, 1989 in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Orissa
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Socio Economic and Educational Development Society (SEEDS)
DDA Flat # 210, Pocket 13, Dwarka Phase - I,
New Delhi -110 045
Socio Economic and Educational Development Society (SEEDS) 2013 Social Welfare Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Orissa
9. Impact of Skill Development Programmes of Jan Shikshan Sansthan on the Neo-Literates in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala
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Noble Social and Educational Society,
303, Akhil Apartments,
Nehru Nagar,
Tirupati - 517 507, A.P.
Dr. M. Shaik Basha Saheb 2013 Skill Development Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala
10. Performance of Rajiv Gandhi National Crèche Scheme for Children of Working Mothers
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Supath Gramyodyog Sansthan
Himmat Nagar, Gujarat
D.S. Sutaria
Project Director
2013 Crèche Scheme for Children of Working Mothers Gujarat
11. A Study on Effectiveness of Panchayati Raj Institutions in Health Care System in the State of Kerala
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Kerala Development Society
(KDS-Delhi)
811-A, Jaina Tower I, District Centre,
Janakpuri, New Delhi -110058
Dr. Jacob John 2012 Health Kerala
12.

Agro-Processing Industry in Uttar Pradesh
Emerging Structure and Development Potentials
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Giri Institute of Development Studies
Sector 'O' Aliganj Housing Scheme,
Lucknow 226024
Sh. G. S. Mehta 2012 Agro-Processing Uttar Pradesh
13. Evaluation Study of Tribal/Folk Arts and Culture in West Bengal, Orissa, Jharkhand, Chhatisgrah and Bihar download PDF Gramin Vikas Seva Sanshtha, Dist. 24 Parganas (North),
West Bengal 700129
India
Prof. A.K. Haldar 2012 Tribals/Folk and Culture West Bengal, Orissa, Jharkhand, Chhatisgarh and Bihar
14.

A Study on Impact Evaluation of Package of Special Category States
(Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh And Jammu and Kashmir) download PDF

Stellar Society
(Trivenee School of Excellence Research Institute)
Paonta Sahib,
District Sirmour, H.P.

Dr. Dhyan Singh Tomar

2012 Special Category States Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh And Jammu and Kashmir
15. The Emerging Scenario of Agri-business in India download PDF

Presidency University,
Kolkata

Dr. Samit Kar 2012 Agriculture Various States
16. Recommendations for Handloom Sector Policy and Schemes download PDF Craft Revival Trust
S-4 Khirki Extn, New Delhi - 110 017
Craft Revival Trust 2012 Handloom Sector Various States
17. Successful Models of Implementation of
Environmental Policies and Programmes in States download PDF
Industrial Safety and Health
Disaster Management
Environmental Consulting
Energy Audits
Mr. Sumeet Patil 2012 Environmental Policies and Programmes in States Various States
18.

Sustainable Development
Emerging Issues in India’s Mineral Sector download PDF

Institute for Studies in
Industrial Development

Shri Nilmadhab  Mohanty 2012 Mineral Sector New Delhi
19.

Improving Effectiveness and Utilisation of Funds for Selected Schemes through Suitable Changes in Timing and Pattern of Releases by the Centre
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National Institute of Public Finance and Policy
New Delhi
Prof. Tapas K. Sen. 2011 Improving Effectiveness and Utilisation of Funds  
20. A study of effectiveness of Social Welfare Programmes on Senior Citizen in Rural Rajasthan, Chhatisgarh, Gujarat download PDF Sonali Public Shiksha Samiti,Guna President
Sonali Public Shksha Samiti, Guna Madhya Pradesh
2011 Social Welfare Chhatisgarh, Gujarat, Rajasthan
21. Analysis of Slum Area in Delhi and Alternative Strategies of Rehabilititation download PDF The Centre for Global Development Research (CGDR), delhi Chhaya Singh
Director (CGDR)
2011 Slums of Delhi Delhi
22. The Non Governmental Development Sector in India:Structure, Linkages, andOpportunitiesdownload PDF Institute of Small Enterprises and Development ISED House, ISED Enclave, ISED Road, Cochin-682 028 Dr. P.M. Mathew 2011 Institute of Small Enterprises and Development Cochin
23. Comparative study analyzing the issue of Female Foeticide in two districts of Madhya Pradesh having highest and lowest Girl Child Sex Ratio with reference to PC  PNDT Act, 1994 and with 2002 amendment. download PDF Society for Resource Integration and Development Action P.O-Barela, Mandla Road , Jabalpur-483001 Madhya Pradesh
Monica Singh 2011 Health Madhya Pradesh
24. Research Studies on "Poverty Mapping using Clustering"
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Department of Mathematics
Indian Institute of Technology
Delhi
B. Chandra 2011 Poverty India
25. Research Studies on "Supply Determinants of Timber Trade in India"
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WWF India
http://www.wwfindia.org
T.R. Manoharan 2011 Timber Trade India
26. RESEARCH STUDIES on "Performance of Agriculture in River Basins of Tamil Nadu In the last three Decades - A Total Factor Productivity Approach"
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Centre for Agricultural and Rural Development Studies,
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,
Coimbatore - 641 0013
K.Palanisami
C.R.Ranganathan
A.Vidhyavathi
Rajkumar.M
N.Ajjan
2011 Agriculture Tamil Nadu
27. RESEARCH STUDIES on "A Critical Assessment of the Existing Health Insurance Model in India"-circulation of Report
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Public Health Fundation of India Prof. K. Srinath Reddy 2011 Health India
28. RESEARCH STUDIES on "Poverty, Hunger and Public Action: An Empirical Study of on-going Decentralisation Initiatives in West Bengal"
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Lok Kalyan Parishad
28/8, Library Road,
Kolkata 700026

Lok Kalyan Parishad 2011 Poverty, Hunger and Public Action West Bengal
29. RESEARCH STUDIES on "Economic Participation of Women in Bihar"
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Equity Foundation
123-A, Pataliputra Colony,
Street 5-A, Patna - 13
Bihar

Equity Foundation 2011 Economic Participation in Bihar Bihar
30.. RESEARCH STUDIES on "Constrain and Potentials of Diversified Agricultural Development in Eastern India"
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Council of Social Development
Sangha Rachna,
53 Lodhi Estate,
New Delhi 110003

Dr. T. Haque 2010 Diversified Agriculture
Development
Eastern India
31. RESEARCH STUDIES on "Migration of Tribal Women: An in-depth Study of Chatisgarh, Jharkhand, M.P. and Orissa"
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Society for Regional Research and Analysis
511/18 Civil Lines,
Gurgaon - 122001

Dr. Virendar Khatana 2010 Migration of Tribal Women Chhatisgarh, Jharkhand, M.P. and Orissa
32. RESEARCH STUDIES on "Road User Taxes in India, Issues in Tax Policy and Governance"
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Foundation for Public Economics and Policy Research,
New Delhi 110052

Mukesh C Purohit,
Vishnu Kanta Purohit
2010 Road User Taxes in India India
33. RA Reporrt Status of Panchayat Extention to Scheduled Areas (PESA) Act 1996 in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Jharkhand, Gujrat and Chhatisgarh
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PR Memorial Foundation,
DDA Flat # 210, Pocket 13,
Dwarka Phase I,
New Delhi 110045

PR Memorial Foundation 2010 Panchayat Extention to Scheduled Areas Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Jharkhand, Gujrat and Chhatisgarh
34. RESEARCH STUDIES on "SME CLUSTERS IN INDIA Identifying Areas of Intervention for Inclusive Growth"
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Institute for Studies in Industrial Development,
4, Institutional Area,
Vasant Kunj,
New Delhi 110070

Prof. S.R. Hasim 2010 Identifying Areas of Intervention for Inclusive Growth  
35. RESEARCH STUDIES on "Assesment of Evaluation of Scope of Upgradtion of Select ITIs through PPP in Maharastra and Tamilnadu" - Download PDF Maharastra Development Council,
Y.B., Chavan Centre, 3rd Floor, Nariman Point,
Mumbai 400021
Mr. M.N. Chaini 2010 Upgradtion of ITIs through PPP Maharastra and Tamilnadu
36. RESEARCH STUDIES Maternal Mortality in Orissa: An Epidemiological study: Download PDF MY-HEART,
RP-115, Pandav Nagar, Tanakpani Road,
Bhubaneswar,
Orissa 751018
Mr. Shaktidhar Sahoo 2010 Maternal Mortality Orissa
37. RESEARCH STUDIES on Impact of the Growth of Organized Food Retailing on the Traditional Retailers in Bangalore City :
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St Joseph’s College of Commerce
Brigade Road,
Bangalore 560 025
DR. A.M Sheela 2010 Retail sector Bangalore
38. RESEARCH STUDIES AT A GLANCE SPONSORED UNDER THE SER SCHEME OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION :
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Planning Commission
Socio Economic Research Division,
Govt. of India,
Yojana Bhawan,
New Delhi 110001
  2006-07    
39. Research study on "Changing Socio-Economic condition and livelihood of Geographically isolated tribal community in Kandhamal and KBK Districts of Orissa" download PDF
Amity School of Natural Resources and Sustainable Development,
Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Sector 125, Noida 201303
Prof. B.K.P. Sinha
Dr. Minaketan Behra
2009 Socio Economic condition and Livelihood Orissa
40. Research study on "Local Budgetiing and People's Planning" download PDF Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability,
New Delhi
CBGA 2009 Local Budgeting and People's Planning Rajasthan and Kerala
41. A report on bonded labour rehabilitation scheme under centrally sponsored bonded labour system (Abolition) Act 1976 in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh download PDF Socio Economic and Educational Development Society (SEEDS)
RZF-754/29, Raj Nagar II,
Palam Colony,
New Delhi 110043
SEEDS 2010 Labour Sector Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh
42. Research study on "Performance of Indian Agriculture during the decade of 1980-83 and 1990-93 with the post liberalization period 2001-02 to 2004-05"download PDF || ZIP(MS Word) Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
Jawaharlal Nehru Univesity,
New Delhi
G.S. Bhalla
Gurmail Singh
2010 Agriculture Sector Assam, Himachal Pradesh, J and K, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, U.P., West Bengal
43. Research study on "Impact of Bottom up Planning under therein in the States of Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Chhatisgarh, Gujrat, Jharkhand and Maharastra"download PDF Society of Tribal Women for Development (STWFD),
F-51, Adarsh Enclave,
Ayanagar Extension, Ph. VI,
New Delhi
Chairman, STWFD 2008 Panchayatis Raj Institution Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Chhatisgarh, Gujrat, Jharkhand and Maharastra
44. Research study on "Evolving Methodology for Participatory Micro-Level Planning in the context of 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act"download PDF Institute of Social Sciences
8 - Nelson Mandela Road
Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Institute of Social Sciences. 2008 Micro-Level Planning, Participation of Gram Panchayat Uttar Pradesh, Kerala.
45. Research Study on "Impact assessment of externally aided project interventions on livelihood of the poor and marginalized in KBK districts of Orissa"download PDF CENTRE FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT
(Under the aegis of Institute of Media Studies)
OCHC Complex, 1st Floor, Janpath, Kharvel Nagar,
Bhubaneswar - 751001
Phone - 0674-2394312,
N C Dash 2008 livelihood of the poor and marginalized KBK districts of Orissa
46. A Study of out of Pocket Household Expenditure on Drugs and Medical Services
PDF
Population Reasearch Centre
Institute of Economic Growth Delhi 110007
Moneer Alam
R.P.Tyagi
2009 Household Expenditure on Drugs and Medical Services Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Delhi
47. Present Status and utilization of land alloted to the families and its impact in Andhara Pradesh, Madhaya Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and West Bangal: PDF Gramin Vikas Sewa Sanstha, Purba Udayrajpur, Tutepara - 24 Pg (N), West Bengal 700129 Subrata Kumar Kundu 2009 Decentralization of Local Planning West Bengal
48. Present Status and utilization of land alloted to the families and its impact in Andhara Pradesh, Madhaya Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and West Bangal: PDF Hariyali Centre for Rural Development,New Delhi S. Mukherjee 2009 Release of Grant Andhara Pradesh,Madhaya Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and West Bangal
49. REVISED REPORT Status of Youth Artisan in Bihar: Assessment of Potential of Artisans Sector for Generating Large Scale Self Employment in BIHAR : PDF Bihar Institute of Economic Studies
103-A/1, Nageshwar Colony, Boring Road, Patna
PYARE LAL 2009 Youth Artisan Bihar
50. Living Rough Surviving City Streets- A study of Homeless population in Delhi, Chennai, Patna and Madurai : PDF | Vol 2: PDF Living Rough Surviving City Streets Archana Rai; R. Kumaran and V.Manikandan; Arpan Tulsyan 2009 A study of Homeless population in Delhi, Chennai, Patna and Madurai Delhi, Chennai, Patna and Madurai
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