News & Events List

  • 06-Sep-2017 : "DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM - DISCUSSION SEMINAR ON THE USES AND MEANINGS OF NARMADA WATER IN GUJARAT'S DEVELOPMENT" : 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR Read more | View Document

  • 28-Aug-2017 : Prof. Tara Nair presented a seminar on "Securing Universal Access to Institutional Finance: India and France" Read more

  • 20-Jul-2017 : Consultative workshop on "Irrigation Management in Changed Times", jointly organised by GIDR, DSC and DSC Foundation, between 10am - 6pm at GIDR Read more | View Document

  • 03-Apr-2017 : Prof. N. Lalitha presented a seminar on "Socio Economic Issues in LMO Adoption in Gujarat" at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more

  • 21-Mar-2017 : Dr. Chandrasekhar Bahinipati presented a seminar on "Do Developmental Interventions Influence Farmers’ Adaptation Decision and Wellbeing in Drought Prone Regions of Western Odisha, India: Application of an Endogenous Switching Regression" at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more

  • 09-Mar-2017 : Round Table on "Inclusive Programming for Children in Gujarat" jointly organised by GIDR & UNICEF, Gujarat, at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR, Ahmedabad. Read more

  • 06-Feb-2017 : Prof. Leela Visaria presented a seminar on "Impact of Changing Population Age Structure of Asian Countries on Labour Market" at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more

  • 03-Feb-2017 : Ms Divya Ravindranath, PhD student at the Washington University St Louis, delivered a talk on "Housing Choices as School Choices: Subsidized Renters’ Agency in an Uncertain Policy Context". at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more

  • 21-Jan-2017 : Dr Clark Lectured on "Changing Demographics of Social Reproduction: Young Women's Life Plans" at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more | View Document

  • 11-Jan-2017 : "The Forest Rights Act and Beyond: Field Experiences from Chhattisgarh and Gujarat", a seminar presented by Madhusudan Bandi at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more

  • 19-Dec-2016 : Integrating Science Technology and Innovation in Local Economic Development Planning by Dr. Lindile Ndabeni, Research Fellow & Senior Lecturer, Institute for Economic Research on Innovation, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa, at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR Read more

  • 25-Oct-2016 : The Role of Differential Subsidy Policy in the Adoption of Micro-Irrigation Systems (MIS) in Gujarat at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more | View Document

  • 02 to 04-Aug-2016 : Workshop on Social Science Research for Research Scholars and Faculty Members Read more

  • 22-Jul-2016 : Energy Access and Energy Poverty Read more

  • 11-Jan-2016 : Education as a Driver towards Poverty Alleviation, Sustainable Economic Growth, and Reducing Inequality, Read more

  • 23-Sep-2015 : GIDR and Directorate of Economics and Statistics (DES), Government of Gujarat with support from UNICEF, India organise Capacity Development Workshop for the Officers of DES in Statistical Methods and Analysis at GIDR from September 23 to 25, 2015. Read more

  • 21-Aug-2015 : Mr. Utpal Sandesara, MD-PhD student, University of Pennsylvania, delivered a lecture on "Sex Determination and Sex-Selective Abortion: Perspectives from the Field" on 21st August, 2015 at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more

  • 17-Jul-2015 : Dr Alnoor Ebrahim, Associate professor, Harvard Business School, delivered a lecture on "Conceptualizing Performance in NGOs and Funders" on 17th July, 2015 at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more

  • 16-May-2015 : Mr Devinder Sharma, a noted journalist and critic of industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, globalisation and free trade, lectured on "Food Security, Agrarian Crisis and Biotechnology: A question of politics?" on 16th May, 2015 at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more

  • 06-Apr-2015 : Prof. Tara Nair presented a seminar on "Patterns of Financial Behaviour among Rural Households: Evidence and Insights from Maharashtra" on April 6th 17th, 2015 at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more

  • 03-Feb-2015 : Dr. Amrita Ghatak, Assistant Professor, GIDR has won the prestigious Professor VKRVRao Memorial Prize for the Best Thesis in Economics. Read more

  • 25-Aug-2014 : Seminar: Partha Pratim Sahu, GIDR on Earnings of Self-employed Workers in India: A Preliminary Analysis, at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more

  • 20-Aug-2014 : Discussion Series: Mr Sujit Kumar, UGC-Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore, on "Theorizing and Conceptualizing ‘Dispossession’ in the Neo-Liberal Era", GIDR, August 20, 2014. Read more

  • 18-Dec-2013 : Panel Discussion on Competition and Regulatory Issues in Indian Private Healthcare Sector Read more

  • 10-Dec-2013 : GIDR & International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Regions and Tropics (ICRISAT) co-organised National Workshop on The Future of MGNREGA in the Emerging Context of Rural India: Learnings from Selected States, GIDR, December 10-11, Read more

  • 07-Dec-2013 : A Dissemination Workshop on Critical Assessment of the Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006 and its Impact on Livelihoods of the Forest Dependent Communities: A Comparative Study of Chhattisgarh and Gujarat Read more

  • 21-Oct-2013 : GIDR & Institute for Resource Analysis and Policy (IRAP), Hyderabad co-organised Training Workshop on Agricultural Water Management, Hotel Eastin Easy Citizen, Ahmedabad, October 21-25, 2013. Read more

  • 24-Jul-2013 : Seminar: N. Lalitha, Professor, GIDR on "Regulations Governing Private Healthcare in India", on July 24, 2013. Read more

  • 28-Feb-2013 : Discussion Series: Yutaka Sato, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, on "Decline of Poor Women’s Grassroots Activism under the ‘Neoliberal’ Regime in Urban Gujarat", GIDR, February 28, 2013. Read more

  • 25-Jun-2012 : Discussion Series: Tara Nair, Associate Professor, GIDR and Bhavani Shankar, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur, on "Farmer Producer Organisations: Some Reflections on their Status and Relevance", GIDR, June 25, 2012. Read more

  • 13-Jun-2012 : Discussion Series: Sanderian Verstappen, Doctoral student, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, on Current Migration Patterns of Muslims from Charotar Read more

  • 30-May-2012 : Discussion Series: C.J. Shishoo, Hon. Director, B. V. Patel PERD Centre, Ahmedabad, on Comparative Testing of Consumer Products Read more

  • 16-May-2012 : Seminar: Amita Shah, Director, GIDR, on Migration and Poverty Interface: Recent Debate and Evidence Read more

  • 05-Mar-2012 : Seminar: Tara Nair, Associate Professor, GIDR, on Financing the Poor or Aiding Financialisation? Revisiting the Current Debates on Indian Microfinance Read more

  • 08-Feb-2012 : Seminar: Itishree Pattnaik Assistant Professor, GIDR on Food Security at Household Level: A Preliminary Investigation of Two Villages in Gujarat", February 8, 2012 at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more

  • 16-Jan-2012 : Panel Discussion: Governance and Civil Society: Experiences and Lessons from Indian States, at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR on January 16, 2012. Read more

  • 16-Jan-2012 : The Fourth Pravin Visaria Memorial Public Lecture on Corruption in India: When Piety is not Enough was delivered by Professor Pranab Bardhan of the University of California, Berkeley at AMA, Ahmedabad, January 16, 2012. Mr. Siddharth Varadarajan, Editor,The Hindu, was the Guest of Honour. Read more

  • 31-Dec-2011 : Seminar: P.K. Viswanathan, Associate Professor, GIDR on "Development and Restoration of Mangrove Ecosystems in the Context of Emerging Climate Change Risks: Interventionist Policies and Outcomes in India", at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR, January 2, 2012. Read more

  • 28-Dec-2011 : Seminar: Feng Wang, PhD student, Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, on "The Roles of Government and Entrepreneurs during the Development of Rural Clusters in China", at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more

  • 28-Dec-2011 : Seminar: Yanbin Jiang, PhD student, National Institute of Innovation Management, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, on "Facilitating Inclusive Development of Clusters in Rural Area", at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR, December 28, 2011. Read more

  • 01-Dec-2011 : Seminar: Leela Visaria, Honorary Professor, GIDR, on "India`s Demographic Future: Beyond Numbers", at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR, December 1, 2011. Read more

  • 08-Sep-2011 : GIDR co-organises with IASS, Allahabad a Panel Discussion on Poverty and Livelihood Strategies: Positioning the National Rural Livelihood Mission, at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR, September 8, 2011. Read more

  • 26-May-2011 : Seminar: Madhusudan Bandi, Assistant Professor, GIDR, on "Realising Telangana State: Issues, Apprehensions and Hope", at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR, May 26, 2011. Read more

  • 21-Mar-2011 : Seminar: Rudra Narayan Mishra, Assistant Professor, GIDR, on ‘Assessing Improvement in Child Undernourishment in Southern States: Its Equity Implication’, March 21, 2011. Read more

  • 18-Feb-2011 : Seminar: Professor Padmini Swaminathan, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai, on "Employment and Maternity Protection: Understanding Poor Coverage of Beneficial Legislation through Content Analysis of Some Judgments" February 18, 2011. Read more

  • 19-Jan-2011 : Seminar: Manish Bharadwaj, Director of Census (Gujarat), Government of India, on "Issues Relating to the Census of India" at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR, January 19, 2011. Read more

  • 29-Oct-2010 : Seminar: N. Lalitha, Associate Professor, GIDR, on “Adoption of Internet by the US Television Industry: A Case of Innovation Diffusion in an Interorganizational Field”, Aug. 12, 2010. Read more

  • 14-Oct-2010 : Workshop on Assessment of Krishi Mahotsav in Gujarat: Preliminary Results Read more

  • 10-Aug-2010 : Seminar: Harsh Taneja, PhD student of the Media, Technology and Society Programme of the Northwestern University, Evanston, USA, on “Adoption of Internet by the US Television Industry: A Case of Innovation Diffusion in an Interorganizational Field”, Read more

  • 26-Jul-2010 : Seminar: Bernadette Marie White, PhD scholar from Syracuse University, US, on Farmers Suicides and the Response of Development Organizations, at GIDR, on July 26, 2010. Read more

  • 20-Jul-2010 : Leela Visaria delivered a talk on "Pathways to Population Sterilization". Read more

  • 30-Jun-2010 : Seminar: Sachin D. Shah, PhD fellow, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, US, on Estimating Run off Potential in Watersheds as a Planning Tool for Participatory Resource Management: Case Study of Dholawad Catchment, Madhya Pradesh" Read more

  • 15-Apr-2010 : Seminar: Dr. Sheela Saravanan, Post Doctoral Researcher, Karl Jaspers Centre, Vostrae, Heidelberg, Germany, on "Social Construction of Transnational Surrogacy in India", at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR, April 19, 2010. Read more

  • 06-Apr-2010 : Seminar: Archana Dholakia, Visiting Professor, GIDR, on “Evolution of Federal Finance System and Some Aspects of 13th Finance Commission”, GIDR, April 6, 2010. Read more

  • 26-Mar-2010 : Seminar: Professor K.P. Kannan, Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum on Institutionalising Panchayat Raj: Lessons from Kerala Read more

  • 25-Mar-2010 : Seminar: Professor Kirit S. Parikh, President, GIDR and former Member, Planning Commission, on "Contemporary Issues in Energy Pricing in India", at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR, March 25, 2010. Read more

  • 05-Mar-2010 : Seminar: Dr. Albert Shram, Maastricht University, The Netherlands, on "Time Use in Indian Households". Read more

  • 28-Feb-2010 : Seminar: Dr. Albert Schram, Research Funding Advisor, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, on “How Indian Research Institutions and Researchers Can Become Involved in European Research?”,GIDR, March 18, 2010. Read more

  • 25-Feb-2010 : Seminar: Prof. Shalini Randeria, Department of Anthropology and Ethnography, Universitaet Zurich, on Policy-making in the Shadow of the World Bank: Urban Infrastructure, Resettlement and the Cunning State in India February 25, 2010. Read more

  • 10-Nov-2009 : Seminar: Fouzieyha Towghi, Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Zurich, on The Operability of In-operable Bodies: Particularizing Rural Womens Sociality to Normalize Injections and Hysterectomies in Pakistan, November 10, 2009 Read more

  • 24-Sep-2009 : Seminar: A. K. Shukla, Research Officer, Reserve Bank of India, Ahmedabad, on "Review of Monetary Policy 2009-10", September 25, 2009, at Lakdawala Hall, GIDR. Read more