Institute has created Professor P.R. Brahmananda Endowment Research Fund
with a donation from his family members. The Endowment Research Corpus is
utilised to award research grant to researchers working in Monetary and
Macro Economics. The topic chosen for this year’s
research award is Inflation Management
researchers are invited to send in their proposals for writing the Paper on
the above theme chosen for the year or submit completed paper, for
consideration. The Institute will offer a research award of Rs.35,000/- for
the best judged work which can be published in the Journal of Social and
Economic Development or any other reputed refereed Journal. The author will
have freedom to publish it elsewhere with due acknowledgement to the
Institute and the Fund.
proposals should reach the Institute, in the prescribed form,
on or before June 10, 2016. Downloadable application form is available
at below mentioned link. Duly filled in applications along with the proposals should
be sent to the Registrar, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC),
Dr V K R V Rao Road, Nagarabhavi Post, Bangalore – 560 072, in a cover with
a superscription as “RESEARCH PROPOSAL FOR PROFESSOR P.R. BRAHMANANDA
ENDOWMENT RESEARCH GRANT”.
The Institute has received an Endowment Fund of Rs. 5.00
lakh from the family members of Professor P R Brahmananda.
of Governors of ISEC in its meeting on 20.6.2009 has decided to offer a
research award in Monetary Policy every year. The theme of the research
project will be decided by the Board every year. It has decided the theme
of the first year’s project for the award as “Aspects of Monetary Policy
in India since Independence”.
Endowment Fund will be kept in a deposit in the Bank and the interest
earned therein will be utilized for paying a research grant annually.
Programme, proposals for research will be invited from young researchers
on a theme chosen by the Board of Governors every year. An advertisement
inviting such proposal will be released in Economic and Political Weekly
besides posting it on ISEC Website.
applicants seeking the research grant should submit three copies of their
proposal. The proposals will be sent for review by an anonymous referee
from out of the panel of experts approved by the Board of Governors.
The applicants should apply
using the prescribed form for the purpose.
proposal from out of the short-listed/qualified proposals will be selected
for the research award by a Committee of experts constituted by the
The Visiting Fellows shall
submit three copies of the Draft Project Report with a panel of six names
to facilitate sending the report for refereeing. The Draft Report has to
be finalized in the light of the referees’ comments.
The sanctioned amount shall
be released in two installments as follows:
(a) 40% after the acceptance
of the Project;
(b) 60% after the acceptance
of the Final Manuscript revised on the basis of experts comments.
copies of the Final Project Report and a soft version in a CD should be
prepared with due acknowledgment to Professor P R Brahmananda Endowment
Fund and submitted to the Institute in final settlement of the research