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Development Convention 2018

Workshop on Building Synergy between Civil Society Organizations and BBMP

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Examination, 2017 - Final List of  Selected

Journal of Social and Economic Development

Newsletter (July-December 2016)

Working Paper 396
Efficiency of Indian Fertilizer Firms: A Stochastic Frontier Approach

Working Paper 395
Is Decentralisation Promoting or Hindering the Effective Implementation of MGNREGS?: The Evidence from Karnataka

Working Paper 394
'Caste' among Muslims: Ethnographic Account from a Karnataka Village

Social and Economic Change Monographs - 50
Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change
for Improving Agricultural Productivity and
Food Security

Social and Economic Change Monographs - 49
Engendering Local Governance: A Case from
Rural Karnataka

Social and Economic Change Monographs - 48
The Population and Development Transition in
South India: Evidence and Implications


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