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