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Projects Completed

2013

  • A comparative Study of the Health Insurance Schemes in Karnataka, Planning Dept, GoK
    - D Rajasekhar

  • Agrarian Change and Farm Sector Distress: An Exploratory Study
    - Elumalai KannanR S Deshpande

  • Building Knowledge Base on Ageing in India: A Series of Programmatic and Research Studies
    - K S James, Lekha Subaiya, Dhananjay W Bansod

  • Child Labour Survey in Haveri District
    - V Anil Kumar

  • Evaluation of the Devadasi Rehabilitation Programme
    - V Ramaswamy

  • Evaluation of Housing Scheme for Devadasis under Devadasi Rehabilitation Programme
    - V Ramaswamy

  • Evaluation Study on Conservation of Magadi Fort, undertaken by the Directorate of Archaeology and Museums
    - Veerashekarappa

  • Evaluation Study on Western Ghats Development Programme
    - Sunil Nautiyal

  • Hulling and Milling Ratio in major Paddy growing States
    - Komol Singha

  • Inequalities in Access to Healthcare in Brazil and India: Closing the Gap for the Poorest-poor
    - K S James, Lekha Subaiya

  • Political Regimes, Governance and Social Security in Four Southern States
    - S N Sangita and Anil Kumar V

  • Population and Development Transition in Southern States of India
    - C M Lakshmana

  • Preparation of State Agricultural Profile of Karnataka
    - M J Bhende

  • Quality of HMIS Data: A Study of Chamarajnagar and Udupi Districts in Karnataka
    - K S James, T N Bhat, C M Lakshmana, Dhananjay W Bansod

  • Real-Time Classroom Sharing of Urban and Rural Schools with dedicated Wireless Network: An Exploratory Survey in Karnataka for Assessing Preparedness of School System
    - M D Usha Devi and K N Sridhar Rao

  • Study Report on considering Women candidates for the post of Care-Assistant Lineman in KPTCL/BESCOMs
    - M D Usha Devi

  • Tata Coffee Ltd: Human Development Report of Plantation Workers
    - Syed Ajmal Pasha

  • Urban Governance and Planning in Karnataka
    - V Anil Kumar

2012

  • A Study on Child Labour in Bangalore Urban District of Karnataka
    -
    R Mutharayappa

  • A study on nutrition and childhood diseases in Karnataka
    -
    R Mutharayappa

  • An Analysis of the Quality of HMIS Data in Karnataka: An Investigation using Portal and
    Field Data Sponsors: MHFW, GoI
    - K S James, T N Bhat,
    R Mutharayappa, C M Lakshmana, Dhananjay W Bansod

  • Competitive Assessment of Onion Markets in India
    - R S Deshpande, P G Chengappa

  • Baseline study of Flora Fauna at Proposed Uranium Mining Site at Gogi, Gulbarga District, Karnataka
    - Sunil Nautiyal

  • Contours of Elite and Programme Capture in Karnataka
    - D Rajasekhar, M Devendra Babu

  • Economics of Fodder Cultivation and its Processing and Marketing: Karnataka and a consolidated Study
    - Elumalai Kannan

  • Engendering Governance: A Study of Gendered Governance in Bihar, Rajasthan and Karnataka
    -
    N Sivanna, K G Gayathridevi

  • Impact Study of the National Horticulture Mission Scheme – Karnataka State
    - Parmod Kumar

  • Implementation of Revival Package for STCCS – Andhra Pradesh
    -
    Veerasekharappa, Meenakshi Rajeev

  • Implementation of Revival Package for STCCS – Bihar
    -
    Veerasekharappa, Meenakshi Rajeev

  • Implementation of Revival Package for STCCS – Madhya Pradesh
    - Veerasekharappa, Meenakshi Rajeev

  • Kodava Identity and Culture
    - Manohar S Yadav

  • Market Integration of Major Agricultural Markets in India/Karnataka
    - M J Bhende

  • Migration, Informal Work and Welfare: A Policy Perspective on Urban Deprivation in Karnataka’s Cities
    -
    Supriya RoyChowdhury, K S James, N Sivanna, B P Vani

  • Monitoring of SSA & MDM Implementation, 2012” in Bagalakote, Bangalore (south), Bangalore (North),
    Bijapur, Gulbarga and Yadgir: Phase IV
    - M D Usha Devi

  • Policy and Institutional options for inclusive agricultural growth
    - R S Deshpande, Elumalai Kannan

  • Programme of Subsidy (Incentives) for Value Based Quality Films in Karnataka: An Impact Assessment
    -
    G K Karanth

  • Results Framework Document: A Rapid Appraisal
    - K Gayithri

  • Sarva Shiksha Abhiyana Monitoring in Belgaum/Chikkodi, Chamarajanagar, Haveri, Ramanagara and Uttara Kannada Districts
    - M D Usha Devi

  • Sarva Shiksha Abhiyana Monitoring in Bellary, Dakshina Kannada, Koppala, Shimoga and Udupi
    districts – Third Phase
    - M D Usha Devi

  • Study on Framework for assessing performance and outcome monitoring of schemes / programs
    implemented by GoK
    - K Gayithri

  • Study on Government Subsidies in Karnataka
    - K Gayithri, R S Deshpande, Parmod Kumar, M D Usha Devi, K S James,S Madheswaran,  Elumalai Kannan, S Manasi, Bhibuprasad, Lenin Babu

  • Sub-National Estimation of MDG Indicators: An Analysis of Two States with Differential Quality of Data and orientation Programme for Senior Level Officials
    - K S James, T S Syamala, Dhananjay W Bansod

  • Quality and Sustainability of SHGs in Karnataka
    - Meenakshi Rajeev, B P Vani,
    Veerasekharappa

  • Women Presidents and Women Representatives in the Grama Panchayats of Karnataka
    -
    Anand Inbanathan

2011

  • An Evaluation Study on various programmes/schemes implemented at various Coir Production Centres.
    - C Nanjundaiah

  • Civil Society and Governance in Karnataka and AP
    - V Anil Kumar

  • Comprehensive District Development Plan (CDDP) 4 District Plans (Tumkur, DK, Mandya and Kodagu Districts)
    - M J BhendeM Devendra Babu

  • Comprehensive District Development Plan (C-DDP) (Bagalkot District)
    - S Erappa

  • Desertification Vulnerability Index Model: A Study of Bellary District, Karnataka
    - G S Sastry

  • Determinants of Stagnation in Productivity of Important Crops
    - Elumalai Kannan

  • Evaluation of Udyogini Scheme in Karnataka
    - K G Gayathridevi, S Erappa

  • Impact of NREGS on Wage Rates, Food Security and Rural Urban Migration with All-India Coverage: Karnataka and a consolidated Study
    - Parmod Kumar, I maruthi

  • Infertility in India: Its Levels, Trends, Determinants and Impact on Family and Fertility
    - T S Syamala

  • Migration from North-Eastern Region: A Study of Educated Youth from NER in Bangalore and Delhi
    - M D Usha Devi

  • Population Pressure and Environmental Degradation: Regional Study for India Karnataka
    - C M Lakshmana

  • Preparation of Comprehensive District Development Plan for Chickaballapura District (CDDP-Chickaballapura Project)
    - D Rajasekhar, M Devendra Babu

  • Prime Minister’s Rehabilitation Package for the Farmers in Suicide Prone Districts of AP, Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra
    - Dr M J Bhende, P Thippaiah

  • Review of Developmental Programmes and Schemes of the Departments of Forest, Ecology and Environment.
    - Sunil Nautiyal

  • Sarva Shiksha Abhiyana (SSA) Monitoring in Bangalore Rural, Chikmagalore, Chitradurga, Kodagu and Tumkur Districts
    - M D Usha Devi

  • State Budgetary Resources and Agriculture Development
    - G B Lokesh, Kedar Vishnu

  • State Level Health Budget and Expenditure Tracking System: Karnataka
    - K Gayithri

  • Study on Review of Developmental Programmes and Schemes of the Department of Cooperation and Agricultural Marketing
    - Elumalai Kannan

  • Study on Women Empowerment and Violence Against Women in Karnataka
    - R Mutharayappa

  • Teaching Family Life Education in Schools: A Study of Community Perceptions in India
    - T N Bhat

  • The impact of Forest Coffee Certification Schemes on the socio-economic sustainability: Case studies from Nicaragua, India and Ethiopia
    - Bibhu Prasad Nayak

  • The Impact of Macro Management of Agriculture : Schemes in Karnataka Project
    - Komol Singha

2010

  • Caste discrimination in the Indian urban labour market: Methodological developments and empirical evidence
    - S Madheswaran

  • Child Poverty Among Social and Economic Groups in India
    - B P Vani

  • Climate change, Agriculture, Poverty and Livelihoods: A status report
    - K N Ninan

  • Comprehensive District Development Plan (CDDP) Jajpur District District (Orissa State)
    - Bibhu Prasad Nayak, R S Deshpande

  • Comprehensive District Agricult-ural Plan (C-DAP) (Karnataka State) 29 District Plans and 1 State Plan
    - R S Deshpande, M J Bhende

  • Demographic Change and Familial Relationship in India
    - K S James

  • Evaluation of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures of Uruguay Round on Supply Chain: A Study on Tea Sector of Nilgiri region of South India
    - K V Raju, K Lenin Babu

  • Formative Evaluation of the Process and Implementation of the Management Development Programme
    - M D Usha Devi

  • Forest Resources and Economic Growth: An Enquiry into the Growth Linkages of Forest Cover in Indian States
    - Bibhu Prasad Nayak, Sunil Nautiyal

  • Independent Budgeting and Planning at District Level
    - V Anil Kumar, S N Sangita

  • Male Involvement in Reproductive Health: Evidence from NFHS-3 and DLHS-2
    - R Mutharayappa

  • Magnitude and Dimensions of Child Labour: A Study of Raichur Taluk in Karnataka
    - D Rajasekhar, R Manjula

  • Preparation of Comprehensive District Development Plan for Bangalore Rural District (CDDP-Bangalore Rural Project)
    - D Rajasekhar, M Devendra Babu

  • Prime Minister’s Rehabilitation Package for the farmers in Suicide-prone districts of AP, Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra
    - M J Bhende, P Thippaiah

  • Rapid Appraisal of Critical Compo-nents of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in Karnataka
    - K S James and other faculty

  • Revenues of Grama Panchayats in Karnataka, GoK
    - D Rajasekhar

  • School Meal Programme in Primary Schools: A Study of Delivery and Outcomes of School Meal Programme by Akshaya Patra Foundation
    M D Usha Devi

  • The Impact of Integrated Child Development Services on Maternal and Child Health
    - M Sivakami

  • Urban influence on rural and peri-urban landscapes: Socio-economic and Ecological perspective
    - Sunil Nautiyal, K G Gayathridevi, Bibhu Prasad Nayak

  • Utilization of Reservation for Scheduled Tribes in Karnataka: A Critical Analysis
    - Manohar S Yadav, V Ramaswamy

2009

  • A study on global Ageing and Adult Health
    - K S James and C M Lakshmana

  • Construction of National Transfer Accounts for India
    - M R Narayana and L Ladusingh

  • Economic Reforms and Political Decentralisa-tion: A Study of some selected state during post reform period, Sponsored by: ISEC
    - V Anil Kumar

  • Effects of Population Growth on Environmental Degradation with reference to India
    - C M Lakshmana

  • Electricity Pricing in Karnataka: An Analysis
    - K N Ninan

  • Functioning of NRHM in a Specific Rural Context in Karnataka: An Appraisal
    - K S Umamani

  • Globalisation and Employment:  Survey of Women Workers in Bangalore’s RMG Industry,
    - Supriya RoyChowdhury

  • Human (Administrative) Resources, Governance and Public Service Delivery in Karnataka
    - S N Sangita

  • Local welfare in a Global context: Slums and Urban Welfare in Karnataka’s Development
    -
    Supriya RoyChowdhury

  • Managing Common Pool Resources for Poverty Reduction in Tribal Areas of Eastern India
    - R S Deshpande

  • Strategy and Methodology for improved IWRM – An Integrated Interdisciplinary Assessment in Four Twinning River Basins
    -
    K V Raju and S Manasi

  • Sustainable Agriculture Development through Organic Farming in Karnataka
    -
    S Erappa

  • To create content and learning modules for a mobile ecology laboratory
    - K V Raju and K Lenin Babu

2008

  • A study of Karnataka schemes and policies for rural develop-ment, poverty alleviation and employment generation
    - M Devendra Babu

  • A study on morbidity pattern and cost of illness in Karnataka
    - R Mutharayappa

  • A study of school factors influencing attainments of class IV students in Karnataka State
    - A S Seetharamu

  • Assessing micro-finance needs of vulnerable groups
    - D Rajasekhar

  • Affordability of water supply services by grama panchayats in Karnataka
    - D Rajasekhar

  • Awareness of HIV/AIDS in Karnataka: Analysis of RCH-II Data
    - K S Umamani

  • Decentralized Governance and Child Labour
    - D Rajasekhar

  • Demographic transition and economic development in Kerala: The role of emigration
    - K S James

  • Determinants of maternal health care services: A regional analysis in Karnataka
    - M Sivakami

  • Freedom mortgaged and future aban-doned: Bonded child labour in Karnataka’s Silk Industry
    -
    G K Karanth

  • Gender differentials in health among children in Karnataka
    - T S Syamala

  • Hariyali guidelines and watershed development: The role of panchayats in the implementation process
    - N Sivanna

  • Income, in-quality & mortality: An empirical investigation of the relationship in India
    - K S James
    T S Syamala

  • India’s agricultural trade in post-liberalisation period: A review of some issues
    -
    Dhanmanjiri Sathe, R S Deshpande

  • Intellectual Property Rights and Proteciton of Indigenous Environmental Knowledge: Theoretical and Policy Perspectives
    -
    C Nanjundaiah

  • Micro initiatives for macro policy
    - R S Deshpande

  • Mid-Term appraisal of DBT-RBRC project implemented by University of Agricultural Sciences
    - R S Deshpande

  • Monitoring of DLHS-3 Survey
    - K S James

  • Pre-service secondary teacher education for secondary stage education in emerging diverse education context in Karnataka/India
    - M D Ushadevi

  • Role of NGOs in the prevention of HIV in Karnataka
    - C S Veeramatha

  • Study for estimation of seed, feed and waste ratios for major food grains
    - R S Deshpande

  • Tank systems in the Mid-Godavari Basin – Valuation of ecological, economic and social services
    - K V Raju

  • The performance of SHGs-Bank linkage programme in India: A comparative study of Karnataka and Gujarat
    - Veerashekarappa, H S Shylendra

  • Trends and patterns of migration: Interface with education: A case of the North Eastern Region
    - U A Shimray and M D Usha Devi

  • Urban water supplies: Emerg-ing alternatives – case study of the extent of ground water use and its implications in Hubli, Dharwad and Belgaum cities
    - K V Raju

  • Viable entrepreneurial trades for women in agriculture
    - M Mahadeva

2007

  • Changing child population and health care infrastructure in Karnataka
    - C M Lakshmana

  • District planning process: Evidence from Karnataka
    - M Devendra Babu

  • Drinking water supply and rural institutions in Karantaka: A study from rights perspective
    - V Anil Kumar

  • Fuelling fire or dampening the flames? Conflict management by Karnataka’s Grama Panchayats
    - K G Gayathri Devi

  • India’s export of selected BPO services: Under-standing strengths and weaknesses
    - Meenakshi Rajeev and B P Vani

  • Institutional design for elimination of child labour: A study of State initiatives of eradication of child labour in Karnataka
    - D Rajasekhar

  • Lifestyle and health of the elderly in Karnataka
    - R Mutharayappa

  • Micro Initiatives for Macro Policy
    - R S Deshpande

  • Performance of elementary education in Karnataka as revealed through Census Illiteracy Data
    - M D UshaDevi

  • Role of market based instruments in industrial pollution abatement: A comparative study of India and France
    - G S Sastry

  • Social capital and participative public service delivery: with special reference to self regulatory authorities
    - S N Sangita

  • The practice of untouchability: An analysis of its contextual variations
    - Manohar Yadav

  • Water pricing and productivity – a review of evidences with special reference to India
    - K N Ninan

2006

  • Agricultural Policy in India: A Policy Matrix in a Federal System
    - R S Deshpande

  • Contract Farming in Karnataka: A Boon or A Bane
    - S Erappa

  • Effectiveness of Micro-Finance in Alleviating Vulnerability to Debt Bondage in Andhra Pradesh
    - D Rajasekhar

  • Growing Rural-Urban Disparity
    - D Rajasekhar

  • Production and Cost of Broiler Meat: A Case Study of Karnataka
    -
    M J Bhende

  • Cultivation of Medicinal Crops and Aromatic Crops as a Means of Diversification in Agriculture
    - R S Deshpande

  • Education and Development - An Inter-State Analysis in India
    - A S Seetharamu

  • Eleventh Finance Commission's Grants for Administrative Upgradation (Infrastructure) and Service Delivery: An Evaluation of Regulatory and Financial Departments in Karnataka
    - S N Sangita

2005

  • A Comprehensive Study on the status of Beedi Industry in Karnataka
    - S Madheswaran, D Rajasekhar and
    K G Gayithri Devi

  • Consumers' Demand for Telecom Services in Karnataka and Goa
    -
    M R Narayana

  • Decentralisation and Employment Generation: A Study of SGSY Program
    -
    D Rajasekhar

  • Decentralised Governance, Representation, and People's Participation: The Panchayats of Kerala
    -
    Anand Inbanathan

  • Design and Management of Social Security Benefits in Karnataka State: An Exploratory Study
    - D Rajasekhar, G K Karanth, and
    S Madeshwaran

  • Evaluation of Prime Minister Rozgar Yojana (PMRY) in Karnataka
    - R S Deshpande, M J Bhende and
    P Thippaiah

  • Floriculture in Karnataka: Performance, Problems and Prospects
    -
    P Thippaiah

  • Functioning of Scanning Centres in Karnataka
    - M Sivakami and
    T S Syamala

  • Human Development, Environment-Policy Nexus in India
    - G K Kadekodi and
    L Venkatachalam

  • Institutional Alternatives for Participatory Natural Resource Management: Lessons from User-Groups Self-Initiatives in Forest Conservation
    - Madhushree Sekher, Madhu Verma

  • Investment Attractiveness of States and Sectors: Manufacturing in India
    - S Bhide, B P Vani and H K Amar Nath

  • Investment Subsidy to Tourism Industry in Karnataka: An Evaluation
    -
    L Venkatachalam

  • Karnataka Public Enterprise Reform Programme
    -
    Meenakshi Rajeev

  • Labour in Industrial Conflict: Case Studies from Bangalore
    -
    Supriya RoyChowdhry

  • Menopause: Emerging Issues in India
    - T S Syamala and
    M Sivakami

  • New Development Model and Implications for the Human Rights of the  Vulnerable Groups
    - Ajay Gudavarthy

  • Panchayat Finances in Karnataka
    -
    D Rajasekhar

  • Panchayats and Watershed Development: An Assessment of Institutional Capacity
    - N Sivanna and Gopinath Reddy

  • Perspectives on Telemedicine in India
    - G K Karanth and H Sudarshan

  • Reproductive Morbidity of Women in Karnataka: Evidence from National Family Health Survey-2 and Reproductive and Child Health Survey - 1998-99
    -
    R Mutharayappa

  • Restructuring Local Environmental Management for Better Health Outcomes: Towards a District Level Pilot in Karnataka
    - S Bhide, Veerasekharappa and
    T V Sekher

  • The Environmental Kuznet's Curve - Evidences with Indian and Japanese Data
    -
    K N Ninan

  • Traditional Services in a Modern Setting: The case of Safai Karmacharis in Urban Karnataka (a study in districts of Karnataka)
    -
    K G Gayathri Devi

  • Urban Governance in India: Mapping Partnerships in Public Service Delivery
    -
    Madhushree Sekher

  • Urban Infrastructure Imperative and Rain Water Harvesting - Opportunities and Challenges
    - Syed Ajmal Pasha and K V M Varambally

  • Use of Contractual Labour in Selected Enterprises in Karnataka
    - Meenakshi Rajeev and
    Supriya RoyChowdhury

  • WTO Agreements and Small Scale Industries in Karnataka State: An Explorative Study of Current Policy Issues and Interventions, and Future Policy Alternatives
    -
    M R Narayana

2004

  • Agricultural Input Subsidies in India: Quantum of Subsidies to SC/ST Farmers
    -
    M Mahadeva

2003

2002

  • Evaluation of Capacity Building Programmes for Village Education Committees
    - M D Ushadevi

  • Women Polytechnics and Women in Polytechnic Education
    - M D Ushadevi

2001

  • A Study of Maternal Health Care in Three Districts of Karnataka
    - R Mutharayappa

  • Effectiveness of Public Expenditure Restraint Measures: A Comparative Study of Canada and India
    - K Gayithri

  • Elite Perceptions of Poverty: The Case of Karnataka
    - Anand Inbanathan

  • Evaluation of Bhagya Jyothi/Kutir Jyothi Scheme in Karnataka
    - M Vivekananda

  • Evaluation of Employment Assurance Scheme (EAS): Case Study of Two Districts in Karnataka
    - S Erappa

  • Government Expenditure on Rural Development: A Study of Karnataka
    - K Gayithri

  • Impact of Removal of Quantitative Restrictions (QRs) on Import of Agricultural Produce
    - R S Deshpande and P Thippaiah

  • Impact of Soft Loans Scheme of National Horticulture Board (NHB) in Development of Post Harvest Infrastructure for Horticultural Produce in Karnataka
    - P Thippaiah

  • The Role of Self-Value in Upliftment process: A Comparative Analysis of Dalit Experience in Belgaum District
    -
    Manohar S Yadav

  • Turnover Tax and Entry Tax in Karnataka
    - Hemlata Rao

2000

  • Cropping Pattern and Resource Use Efficiency in Major Crops: A Case study of Karnataka
    - M J Bhende

  • Economic Analysis of Biodiversity Conservation - The Case of Tropical Forests in the Western Ghats
    - K N Ninan

  • Household Energy Consumption: A Regional Analysis
    - G S Sastry

  • Impact Evaluation of National Watershed Development Programme for Rain-Fed  Areas (NWDPRA), Raichur District, Karnataka
    - S Erappa

  • Livestock Economy of India and its Environmental Implications
    - Syed Ajmal Pasha

1999

  • An Economic Analysis of Introduction of Alternative Fare Collection System in BMTC: Feasibility Survey of Smart Card
    - Hemlata Rao and K Gayithri

  • Baseline Survey in Bellary District under RCH Project
    - K N M Raju

  • Economic Reforms and Democratic Institutions: The Interface of State, Labour and Trade Unions
    - Supriya RoyChowdhury

  • Grants-in-aid to Private Degree Colleges in Karnataka State: Current Status and Future Policy Alternatives
    - M R Narayana

  • Karnataka Integrated Rural Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation in Pilot Villages: An Impact Study
    - Veerasekharappa

  • People's Perceptions and Participation in Watershed Development Programmes: A Rapid Rural Appraisal
    - K N Ninan

  • Rapid Assessment Survey of Health and Family Welfare Programmes in Kodagu District
    - K N M Raju, T N Bhat and C Yoganand

  • Regional Disparities in Higher Education in Karnataka
    - Johnson Samuel

  • The Process of Democratic Seed-Drilling in Lakshadweep: The case of Panchayats
    - B S Bhargava

  • The Reforms of Subsidy Regime in Respect of all Agricultural Implements and Machinery including Drip and Sprinkler Irrigation
    - P Thippaiah and R S Deshpande

 

 

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