Industry, Infrastructure, Trade and Finance

Report Title : Policy-oriented Evaluative Research Study on the Handicraft Sector in the Rural and Cottage Industry of Gujarat
Year of initiated : 2015
Researchers : Keshab Das and N. Lalitha
Sponsors : Industrial Extension Cottage (INDEXT-C), Commissionerate of Cottage and Rural Industries, Government of Gujarat, Gandhinagar
Report Title : Techno Economic and Social Impacts of Water Saving Technologies in Agriculture: A case study of PINS & MIS in Gujarat
Year of initiated : 2014
Researchers : P.K. Viswanathan and Chandra Sekhar Bahinipati
Sponsors : Gujarat Water Resources Development Corporation Ltd., Gandhinagar
Report Title : Inter-generational Relations in Households with Elderly: A Study of Ahmedabad District, Gujarat
Year of initiated : 2014
Researchers : Rudra Narayan Mishra and Tanishtha Samanta
Sponsors : Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar
Report Title : Developing Guidelines and Methodologies for Socio-Economic Assessment of LMOs
Year of initiated : 2014
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsors : Research and Information System for the Developing Countries, New Delhi
Report Title : Indian Pharmaceutical Industry in Transitions: Issues in Supply of and Access to Generic ARVs
Year of initiated : 2014
Researchers : Keshab Das and Tara S. Nair
Sponsors : French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis (ANRS), Paris, France
Report Title : Rising Powers, Labour Standards and the Governance of Global Production Networks (India Components)
Year of initiated : 2014
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : Economic and Social Research Council, UK (Collaborative study based at the University of Manchester, UK)
Report Title : Innovations for Sustainability among Micro and Small Enterprises: Case Studies in India
Year of initiated : 2014
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (Collaborative study based at the University Guelph, Ontario)
Report Title : States and Industrialization in India – 1981-2007: Growth, Performance and Policy Lessons (with Case Studies of Gujarat, Kerala and Odisha)
Year of initiated : 2014
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsor : Indian Council for Social Science Research, New Delhi
Report Title : Factors Affecting the Distribution Losses in Rural Power Supply in Gujarat: A Case Study of Talukas under PGVCL
Year of initiated : 2013
Researcher : P.K. Viswanathan
Sponsor : Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), Ahmedabad
Report Title : Environmental Regulations and Compliance in the Textile Dyes Sector of Gujarat, India
Year of initiated : 2013
Researcher : Amrita Ghatak
Sponsors : South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), Kathmandu, Nepal
Report Title : Fairtrade Cotton in India
Year of initiated : 2013
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : Fairtrade International UK
Report Title : Socio Economic Implications of Protecting Handcrafts through the System of Geographical Indications.
Year of initiated : 2013
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.
Report Title : Policy Initiatives for Promotion of Industry and Exports: The Case of Gujarat.
Year of initiated : 2013
Researcher : Tara S. Nair
Sponsor : Jadhavpur Uiversity, Kolkata, West Bengal.
Report Title : State and Industrialization in India, 1981-2007: Growth, Performance and Policy Lessons (With Case Studies of Gujarat Kerala and Odisha)
Year of initiated : 2012
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research
Report Title : Regulating Microfinance through Codes of Conduct: A Critical Review of the Indian Experience
Year of initiated : 2012
Researcher : Tara S. Nair
Sponsor : University of Canberra, Australia
Report Title : Socio-economic Implications of Protecting Handicrafts through Geographical Indications: A Case Study of Selected Products from Southern States.
Year of initiated : 2012
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.
Report Title : History of LM College of Pharmacy
Year of initiated : 2011
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : Alumni Association of LM College of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad
Report Title : Regional Value Chain in Industrial Clusters in South Asia: Pointers from the Leather Clusters of Tamil Nadu, India (Component of a larger study of Expanding Regional Production and Trade in South Asia with Global Production Network, based at RIS, New Delhi)
Year of initiated : 2011
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsor : Asian Development Bank (through the Research Information System for Developing Countries, New Delhi)
Report Title : Indian Pharmaceutical Industry in Transition: Issues in Supply of and Access to Generic ARVs
Year of initiated : 2010
Researchers : Keshab Das and Tara S. Nair
Sponsors : French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis (ANRS), Paris, France.
Report Title : Poverty, Standards and Tea in India: Assessing the Impact of Social and Environmental Standards on Workers
Year of initiated : 2010
Researchers : N. Lalitha (with Czech Conroy and Valerie Nelson, Natural Resource Institute, Greenwich University, UK.)
Sponsor : Natural Resource Institute, Greenwich University, UK
Report Title : Systems of Innovation for Inclusive Development: Lessons from Rural China and India (Component on Rural Enterprise Clusters in India, including Developi
Year of initiated : 2009
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsor : International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada.
Report Title : Innovation Systems for Inclusive Development: Lessons from Rural China and India (Component on MSME Clusters in India)
Year of initiated : 2009
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsor : International Development Research Centre (IRDC), Canada
Report Title : The Rising Powers and Global Standards Research Network (Component on India)
Year of initiated : 2009
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK
Report Title : Exploring Regional Patterns of Internationalization of Indian Firms: Learnings for Policy
Year of initiated : 2009
Researchers : Keshab Das (with Jaya Prakash Pradhan, SPIESR, Ahmedabad)
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
Report Title : Impact of Industrialisation and Its RelatedActivities on the Marine National Park, Jamnagar
Year of initiated : 2009
Researchers : P.K. Viswanathan (with Jyothi Parikh, IRADe)
Sponsors : Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe), New Delhi
Report Title : Challenges, Opportunities and Imperatives for Techno-Economic-Institutional Reforms under Trade Liberalisation: Case Studies of Tea and Rubber Plantation Sectors in India.
Year of initiated : 2008
Researchers : P.K. Viswanathan and Amita Shah
Sponsor : South Asia Network of Economic Research Institute (SAANEI)
Report Title : Biopharmaceuticals in India: Issues and Prospects for Growth.
Year of initiated : 2008
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.
Report Title : Innovation Systems for Inclusive Development: Lessons from Rural China and India (Component on 'Rural MSME Clusters in India').
Year of initiated : 2008
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsor : International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada.
Report Title : Stocktaking of Cluster Development Activities Leading Towards New Strategy Formulation for Informal Economy in India.
Year of initiated : 2008
Researchers : Keshab Das (with V. Padmanand and Samita Premchander).
Sponsor : International Labour Organization, New Delhi.
Report Title : Institutionalising Indian Medicines: Challenges to Governance and Sustainable Development
Year of initiated : 2007
Researchers : N. Lalitha (with Laurent Pordie, French Institute of Pondicherry)
Sponsors : Transversal Programme of French Research Institutes: Democratic Transformation in Emerging Countries: Comparisons Between Latin America, Africa and Asia-19
Report Title : Small Farmers Adoption of Bt Cotton in India
Year of initiated : 2007
Researchers : N. Lalitha and P.K. Viswanathan
Sponsor : Oxfam, America
Report Title : Impact of WTO on Women in Agriculture: A Case Study on India.
Year of initiated : 2007
Researchers : Amita shah (with Anil Kumar Roy, Centre for Development Alternatives, Ahmedabad.
Sponsors : Centre for Trade and Development, New Delhi.
Report Title : Biopharmaceuticals in India: Issues and Prospects for Growth.
Year of initiated : 2007
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.
Report Title : Challenges, Opportunities, and Imperatives for Techno-Economic-Institutional Reforms under Trade Libealisation: Case Studies of Tea and Rubber Plantation Sectors in India.
Year of initiated : 2007
Researchers : P.K. Viswanathan and Amita Shah.
Sponsor : SANEI, Pakistan
Report Title : Policy and Status Paper on Cluster Development in India
Year of initiated : 2006
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (through the Foundation for MSME Clusters, New Delhi)
Report Title : Regulatory Framework Governing Plant Biotechnology
Year of initiated : 2006
Researchers : N. Lalitha (with Bharat Ramaswami, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi and Carl Pray, Rutgers University, New Jersey)
Sponsor : India Research Foundation, New Delhi
Report Title : Regulatory Framework Governing Plant Biotechnology
Year of initiated : 2005
Researchers : N. Lalitha (with Bharat Ramaswami of Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi and Carl Pray of Rutgers University, New Jersey)
Sponsor : India Research Foundation, New Delhi
Report Title : Biosafety and Emerging Socio Economic Issues
Year of initiated : 2005
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : Research Information Systems, New Delhi
Report Title : Status of the Seed Industry in Gujarat
Year of initiated : 2005
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : Research Information Systems, New Delhi
Report Title : Regulatory Framework Governing Plant Biotechnology
Year of initiated : 2004
Researchers : N. Lalitha (jointly with Bharat Ramaswami of Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi and Carl Pray of Rutgers University, New Jersey
Sponsor : India Research Foundation, New Delhi
Report Title : Regulatory Framework Governing Plant Biotechnology
Year of initiated : 2004
Researchers : N. Lalitha (with Bharat Ramaswami of Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi and Carl Pray of Rutgers University, New Jersey)
Sponsor : India Research Foundation, New Delhi
Report Title : Impact Analysis of Recent Policy Trends for Women Home-based Workers in India
Year of initiated : 2003
Researchers : Jeemol Unni and Uma Rani
Sponsor : United Nations Development Programme, New Delhi