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As on July 2016

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Project No.

Project Title and Sponsoring Agency 

Coordinator/s

ADRTC/179

Conducting Indepth Study on Contract Farming: Land Leasing and Land Sharing Company

Sponsor: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India:

Prof. Parmod Kumar and Dr. A.V. Manjunatha

ADRTC/180

Decision-Oriented Information System for Farmers: A Study of Kisan Call Centres (KCC) and Kisan Knowledge Management System (KKMS)

Sponsor: Ministry of Agriculture, GoI

Dr. I. Maruthi

PRC/147

Living Arrangement Concordance and Wellbeing of Older Persons in India

Sponsor: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare,  GoI

Dr. T.S. Syamala

PRC/148

Coverage and Quality Data Captured by HMIS: A Facility Level Analysis in Karnataka

Sponsor: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare,  GoI

Dr. T.S. Syamala

PRC/149

Role and Functions of ASHA Workers in Rural Karnataka: A Case Study

Sponsor: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare,  GoI

Dr. T.S. Syamala

Project No.

Project Title, Sponsoring Agency and sanctioned budget

Coordi-nator/s

CESP/ORP/01

Construction of YDI-2016 and Modified YDI-2016

Sponsor: Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Sriperambur, T.N.

Budget:  Rs. 5,00,000/-

Prof. S.Madheswaran and Ms. B.P. Vani

PRC/ORP/03

PIP Monitoring in 7 Districts of Karnataka and 3 districts of Andhra Pradesh

Sponsor: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare,  GoI

Budget: Rs. 2,11,000/-

All PRC Staff

 

 

Projects On-going

Project No.

Project Title

Coordinator/s

ADRTC/147

Changing Consumption Pattern in India: Opportunities for Diversification towards High Value Commodities through Production and Marketing Linkages

Prof P G Chengappa

ADRTC/156

Agricultural Indicators

Dr. A.V. Manjunatha

ADRTC/157

Value Chains for Sustainable Conservation, Integrated Development and Livelihoods Promotion: An Application to Butterfly Farming in India

Prof.  P G Chengappa

ADRTC/158

Outlook on Agriculture

Prof Parmod Kumar

ADRTC/164a

Adoption of Recommended Doses of Fertilizers on Soil Test Basis by Farmers in India (Consolidated Report)

Dr K B Ramappa and Dr Elumalai Kannan

ADRTC/173

Information, Market Creation and Agricultural Growth

Prof Parmod Kumar

ADRTC/176

Impact of Neem Coated Urea on Production, Productivity and Soil Health in Karnataka

Dr. K.B. Ramappa &

Dr. A.V. Manjunatha

ADRTC/177

Farmers’  Suicides in Karnataka

Dr. A.V. Manjunatha & Dr. K.B. Ramappa

ADRTC/178

Performance of Indigenous and Imported Seedlings of Oil Palm

Prof. Parmod Kumar

ADRTC/ORP/2

Rice Strategy for India

Prof. P.G.Chengappa, Dr.Elumalai Kannan, and  Dr. Manjunatha A.V.

ADRTC/ORP/3

Food Security in India: The Interactions of Climate Change, Economics, Politics and Trade

Dr. A.V. Manjunatha and Prof. P.G. Chengappa

CDD/21

Improving Institutions for Pro-Poor Growth

Prof D Rajasekhar

CDD/35

Decentralization and Social Security: A Study of Single Window Service Centres for Unorganised Workers

Prof D Rajasekhar

CDD/36

Decentralisation and Education in Karnataka

Prof. D.Rajasekhar

CDD/37

Increasing Enrolment and Savings in a Long-term Pension Savings Product

Prof. D. Rajasekhar

CEENR/80

Conservation of Agro-biodiversity and Ecosystem Management: A Study in Indian Agro-Climatic Sub-zones

Prof Sunil Nautiyal

CEENR/81

Land Use Change and Soil Fertility

Prof Sunil Nautiyal

CESP/121

Climate Change and Efficiency of Urban Water Supply and Demand Management in Bangalore and New York Cities: A Comparative Study

Dr. Krishna Raj

CESP/124

Mapping of Farm and Non-farm Linkage in Rural India

Prof Meenakshi Rajeev

CESP/KSDB/127

Slum Governance in Karnataka: Trends, Issues and Roadmap (Status paper)

Prof S Madheswaran and Ms B P Vani

CESP/RBI/128

Interest Subvention in Agriculture Credit: Does it serve the Purpose?

Prof Meenakshi Rajeev and Ms B P Vani

CESP/129

Food Distribution in Emerging Markets: The Case of Indian Seafood (Traders in Food Value Chain)

Prof Meenakshi Rajeev

CESP/131

Socio-Economic Analysis of Bangalore–Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Project

Dr. Krishna Raj

CESP/133

Trade, Gender and Food Security with a Special reference to Tea Plantation in the Nilgiris

Dr Malini L Tantri

CESP/134

Sources of Funding for Social Science Research in India: Flows, Adequacy and Priorities

Dr K Gayithri  and Dr Indrajit Bairagya

CESP/135

Multidimensional Wellbeing: Conceptual, Methodological and Analytical Perspectives

 

Prof.S Madheswaran

Prof K S James

Ms B P Vani

Dr M Balasubramanian

CESP/136

Deciphering Caste Discrimination in Indian Urban Labour Market: Estimating Wage and Employment Discrimination

Prof.S Madheswaran

Ms B P Vani

CESP/137

Crop Insurance in Karnataka

 

Prof. Meenakshi Rajeev

Prof. Parmod Kumar

CHRD/ISEC/74

Nature, Extent and Implications of the Diploma Disease in India

Dr. Indrajit Bairagya

CPIGD/51

Urban Governance and Local Democracy in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

Dr Anil Kumar V

CRUA/03

Pilot testing of the TGI indicator toolkit in Karnataka

Prof Kala S Sridhar

CRUA/04

Will Bengaluru become smart or liveable?

Prof Kala S Sridhar and Dr S Manasi

CRUA/06

The Story of an Indian Metropolis Revisited

Prof. Kala S. Sridhar

CSSCD/ISEC/60

Gram Panchayats in Karnataka: Reservation and Participation of Representatives

Dr Anand Inbanathan

CSSCD/62

Kudubi Community in Karnataka: An Ethnographic Study

Prof. Manohar Yadav

CSSCD/63

Research and Development (R&D) in Preventive and Therapeutic Healthcare in India: Implications for Public Health

Dr. Sobin George

PRC/138

Building Knowledge Base on Ageing in India – Increased Awareness, Access and Quality of Elderly Services.

Prof K S James

Dr T S Syamala

PRC/145

Functioning of AYUSH Centres in Karnataka: An Overview

Dr. C.M. Lakshmana

PRC/146

Knowledge of Attitude of Family Planning Methods: A Comparative Analysis in Selected States

Dr. C.M. Lakshmana

 

 

Draft Reports Submitted

Project No.

Project Title

Coordinator/s

ADRTC/163a

Impact of National Food Security Mission (NFSM) on Input Use, Production, Productivity and Income in India (Consolidated Report)

Dr A V Manjunatha and Prof Parmod Kumar

ADRTC/171

Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of Living Micro Organisms (LMOs)

Dr A V Manjunatha

CPIGD/ISEC/48

Urban Governance Policy and Planning in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

Dr V Anil Kumar

CPIGD/52

A Philosophy of Action: Hannah Arendt and Modernity

Dr Anil Kumar V

CPIGD/53

Beneficiary Assessment of Project Villages in Yadgir District: An Impact Study

Prof. N. Sivanna

CSSCD/59

Impact of Education and Employment on the Economy of Scheduled Tribes of North-East India

Dr Marchang Reimeingam

ADRTC/161

Impact Evaluation Study of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) in India

Prof Parmod Kumar Dr A V Manjunatha, Dr. Elumalai Kannan, Dr. M.J. Bhende, Dr.K.B.Ramappa, Dr. Komol Singha

ADRTC/169

Evaluation Programme, 2013-14 of Karnataka State Literacy Mission Authority

Dr I Maruthi

ADRTC/172

Value Chain Analysis of Tomato Marketing Systems in Karnataka

Dr. Ramappa, K.B. Dr. Manjunatha A.V.

ADRTC/174

Research Journals in Social Sciences

Dr A V Manjunatha and B B Chand

ADRTC/175

Subsidy support calculator Framework (Part of Micro Irrigation Policy Implementation Roadmap)

Dr A V Manjunatha

CDD/31

Institutions, Governance and Development: A Study of Selected Grama Panchayats in Karnataka

Prof D Rajasekhar and

Dr M Devendra Babu

CEENR/ISEC/79 

Accounting for Urban Eco-System Services: A Case Study of Bangalore

Dr M Balasubra-manian

CESP/122

Health Insurance for the Poor and Elderly: Is RSBY the Answer

Prof. Meenakshi- Rajeev and Ms. B.P. Vani

CPIGD/50

Work and Workers in the New Service Economy

Prof Supriya RoyChowdhury & Ms B P Vani

CSSCD/58

Discrimination and Patterns of Health seeking Behavior of Dalit and Muslim Communities in selected villages of Karnataka

Dr Sobin George

 

 

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