Prof. M. Suresh Babu has been appointed as the Director of MIDS from April 1, 2024.

About MIDS

The Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS) was founded by Dr. Malcolm S Adiseshiah and Mrs. Elizabeth Adiseshiah, in January 1971, shortly after Dr.Adiseshiah's retirement as Deputy Director-General of UNESCO. In 1977, MIDS was reconstituted as a National Institute jointly funded by the Indian Council of Social Science Research ...

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Director's Message

The environment for achieving development objectives has become complex today. Technological changes and changes in social and political institutions have altered the nature of interventions required to achieve development goals. At the same time, these changes have also presented new opportunities. The operating environment for social science research institutions has also changed....

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Recent Publications

Swadeshi Steam: V.O. Chidambaram Pillai and the Battle against the British Maritime Empire

A.R. Venkatachalapathy

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நவசெவ்வியல் பொருளியல்

எஸ். நீலகண்டன்

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Economic Policy in Covid-19 Times

Edited by: Prof. P. G. Babu

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நூலின் பெயர்: பெருந்தொற்றும் பொருளாதாரக் கொள்கையும்

தொகுப்பு: ப. கு. பாபு

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