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 topics chosen for this year’s research award are:
Policy in an Environment of Financial Innovation
Problems of Indian Banks: Relationship Banking or Weak Regulation?
Dominance of Monetary Policy: Theory and Indian Reality
Dimensions of Monetary Policy
Monetary Policy in the time of inflation targeting and demonetization
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 (ISEC Journal) 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 / completed papers should reach the Institute, in the prescribed
form, on or before 30th September 2023. More details about this Award may
be viewed under the heading “Grant” on our website. Downloadable
application form is also available along with this advertisement. Duly
filled in applications along with the proposals / completed papers should
be sent to the Registrar, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Dr. V.K.R.V. Rao Road, Nagarabhavi Post, Bengaluru – 560 072, in a cover with
a superscription as “RESEARCH PROPOSAL / PAPER FOR PROFESSOR P.R.
BRAHMANANDA ENDOWMENT RESEARCH GRANT”.
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APPLICATION FORM (.pdf)
Ground Rules for Professor P.R. Brahmananda
The Institute has received an
Endowment Fund of Rs.5.00 lakh from the family members of Professor P.R.
The Board of Governors of
ISEC in its meeting held on 20.6.2009 has decided to offer a research
award in Monetary Policy every year. The theme of the research project
shall be decided by the Director in consultation with the known experts in
Monetary Economics. The first year’s project for the award was ‘Aspects of
Monetary Policy in India since Independence’ (2009), and the procedure was
set in as follows.
The faculty Members of Centre
for Economic Studies and Policy shall be asked to suggest a list of topics
and these will be shortlisted by priority. Once again third expert will be
asked to suggest the best among the topics to be announced for the award.
The Endowment Fund is kept in
a deposit in the Bank and the interest earned therein shall be utilized
for paying a research grant of Rs.35,000/- annually and to meet other
Under the Programme,
proposals for research shall be invited from young researchers on the
theme chosen. An advertisement inviting such proposal shall be released in
Economic and Political Weekly besides posting it on ISEC Website. The
Director shall also send a few invitations to eminent academicians for
suggesting suitable person or writing the research papers.
The applicants / invitee
should apply using the prescribed form for the purpose. The applicants
seeking the research grant should submit one copy of his / her proposal.
The proposals shall be sent for review by faculty member of Centre for
Economic Studies and Policy.
The best proposal from out of
the short-listed / qualified proposals shall be selected for the research
award by a Committee of experts constituted by the Director.
The selected academician
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. Joint
applicants / Joint research proposals are not accepted.
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.
One copy of the Final Report
and a soft copy (email) should be prepared with due acknowledgement to
Professor P.R. Brahmananda Endowment Fund and submitted to the Institute
in final settlement of the research Award.