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National Seminar on Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and their Socio-economic Status in India

International Conference on the Challenges of Governance
in Mega Cities - deadline extended for  abstract submission

Seminar on 25 Years of Decentralised governance in India

32nd National Conference on Agricultural Marketing

Nomination is invited for Dr V K R V Rao Chair Professor at  
ISEC for 2018-2020

ISEC Declaration 2018 (Draft) on Mainstreaming Differential Ability
in Local Governance and Development

Updating of Database of ISEC Alumni

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Inviting Tender/Quotation for Comprehensive AMC for
CCTV Network, WiFi Network and Firewall


Social and Economic Change Monographs - 53
Economics of Urban Ecosystem Services: A Case Study of Bangalore

Social and Economic Change Monographs - 52
Institutions, Governance and Development: A Case Study of Selected Grama Panchayats in Karnataka

Social and Economic Change Monographs - 51
Jobs, Commute and Public Services in Bengaluru: A Pilot Study from Nagarabhavi

Working Paper 409
Environmental Fiscal Instruments: A Few International Experiences

Working Paper 408
World Bank's Reformed Model of Development in Karnataka

Working Paper 407
Value of Statistical Life in India: A Hedonic Wage Approach

Journal of Social and Economic Development

Newsletter (January-June 2017)

Provisional List of Selected Candidates for Social Science Talent
Search Scheme Examination, 2018

List of Candidates Selected for ISEC Summer Internship
Programme - 2018-19

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