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Area and Focus of Research

 

Doctoral Programme

 

Research Projects

 

Affiliates

 

Malcolm Adiseshiah Visiting Professor

 

Malcolm Adiseshiah Award

 
 

 
 

Completed Research Projects

 

State Development Report of Pondicherry, funded by Planning Commission, Government of India - G.S. Ganesh Prasad and M. Thangaraj

Science, Technology and Social Sciences, funded by MHRD - P. Radhakrishnan

Management of Irrigation and Its Effect on Productivity under Parambikulam Aliyar Project – A Resurvey, funded by ICSSR - K. Sivasubramaniyan

Satellite based Interactive Training and Communication Program of Gram Panchayat (SATCOM), funded by Abdul Nazir Sab State Institute of Rural Development, Government of Karnataka - G.S. Ganesh Prasad

Facilitating negotiations over water conflicts in peri-urban catchments (NEGOWAT), funded by DFID - S. Janakarajan

A book in Tamil on water governance, funded by IDRC, New Delhi - S. Janakarajan

Women’s Studies in Tamil Nadu - A Survey, funded by M & E Adiseshiah Trust - Padmini Swaminathan and S. Anandhi

Water Use Efficiency and Land and Water Productivity in Tank Irrigation System: An Appraisal, A Collaborative Project with IWMI-TATA Water Policy Programme, Anand, Gujarat - K. Sivasubramaniyan

The Nature and Quality of Employment from a Gender Perspective: Emerging Scenario at Chengalput, 1999.

Evaluation of Functions and Finances of Rural Local Bodies in Tamil Nadu, sponsored by National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad, 1999.

Planning for Hunger free Area Programme, (HFAP) sponsored by M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundaiton, Chennai, 1997.
Industrial Decentralisation and Urban Development, sponsored by Management of Social Transformation (MOST) Programme of UNWSCO, New Delhi, 1997.

Women and Employment: Dynamics of Change. A Case Study of Women Workers in the Ambattur Industrial Belt of Chennai, sponsored by Department of Women and Child Welfare, Ministry of Human Resource Development, 1997.

Maternal Anaemia in Tamilnadu, sponsored by UNICEF, New Delhi, 1997.

Workshop on Indian Cinema: Culture, History, Theory, sponsored by Ford Foundation, New Delhi, 1997.

Capacity 21: Water Resource Accounting, sponsored by Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research and UNDP, 1996.

Environment Action Programme: Urban Environment of Tamil Nadu II Phase, sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, 1996.

The Tiruppur Knit‑Wear Cluster: A Case‑Study of a Dynamic Regional Industrial System, Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), 1996.

The Impact of Agricultural Reforms on the Rural Poor, World Bank, Washington. 1996

Water Resources Allocation and Management, Overseas Development Institute, U.K., 1995.

Urban Environment Management of Tamil Nadu, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, and UNDP, 1995.
Urban Water Supply, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 1995.

Socio Economic Survey on Solid Waste Management in Madras City, Madras Metropolitan Development Authority, 1995.

Adjustment and Development: Agrarian change, markets and urbanisation in south India, 1973‑93, Oxford University and ODA, London, 1994.

Elementary Education in Tamil Nadu, sponsored by United Nations Development Programme, 1994.

National Adult Education Programme and Arivoli Iyakkam, sponsored by Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India, 1994.

Financing of Irrigation Sector: An Integrated View, sponsored by Ford Foundation, New Delhi, 1994.

Validation Survey of Rural Habitations, Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, 1994.

Panchayati Raj in Tamil Nadu, sponsored by Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, 1994.

Socil Exclusion ‑ Basic Needs, sponsored by International Institute of Labour Studies, ILO, Geneva, 1994.

Panchayati Raj in Tamil Nadu, sponsored by Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, 1993.

Environmental Action Plan ‑ Urban Environment Management, sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, 1993.

Sharing Common Water Resources of Bhavani Basin, Tamil Nadu, sponsored by Swedish International Development Agency, Sweden, 1993.

Second India Studies Revisited ‑ "Water"; "Food and Agriculture", sponsored by World Resources Institute, Washington, USA, 1993.

Review of Public Expenditure in Tamil Nadu, sponsored by State Planning Commission, Tamil Nadu, 1993.

Growth of the Corporate Sector in the Madras Presidency, sponsored by ICSSR, 1992.

Small Water Bodies, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, 1992.

Well Irrigation in Periyar Vaigai Basin, sponsored by Planning Commission, New Delhi, 1992.

Well Irrigation in Palar Basin, sponsored by Planning Commission, New Delhi, 1992.

National Adult Education Programme, sponsored by Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India, 1991.

Aspects of Growth of the Industrial Sector in Tamil Nadu, sponsored by Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 1991.

 

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