Institute for Social and Economic Change

Established in 1972 by Professor V K R V Rao, ISEC is an All-India Institute for Interdisciplinary Research and Training in the Social Sciences

Projects On-going – isec

Projects On-going

Projects On-going

Project No.

Project Title, and Sponsoring Agency

Coordinator/s

ADRTC/220

Evaluation of NFSM from 2014-15 to 2020-21 in Karnataka

Sponsor: UNICEF

Dr. Vilas Jadhav
Project Team:
Dr. Ramappa K B
Dr. Parmod Kumar

CEENR/98

Utilisation of Bamboo resources for livelihood development and sustainability

Sponsor: Karnataka Evaluation Authority, Government of Karnataka

Prof Sunil Nautiyal

Dr. S. Manasi

Dr. Bibhu Prasad Nayak

CDD/50

Factors influencing Allocation of Funds to Public Goods Provision in the Jurisdiction of Grama Panchayats

Sponsor: Tsuda University, Japan

Prof. D. Rajasekhar
Dr. R. Manjula

CESP/177

Are the Impacts of Monetary and Fiscal Policies Gender-Neutral in India? Understanding from an Employment Perspective

Sponsor: RBI Study

Prof. Meenakshi Rajeev

CESP/ORP/08

Knowledge, Attitude, Practices (KAP) – Baseline Survey Karnataka 2022

Sponsor: Chief Electoral Office, Karnataka
(Outreach Projects)

Prof. Krishna Raj

Project Title

Coordinator/s

Agricultural Development and Rural Transformation Centre

ADRTC/156 Agricultural Indicators

Dr. K.B. Ramappa

ADRTC/173

Information, Market Creation and Agricultural Growth

Prof Parmod Kumar

ADRTC/199 Village Study in Karnataka

Dr. K.B. Ramappa Prof.  Parmod Kumar

Dr. Vilas Jadhav    Dr. Thomas Felix

ADRTC/203

Measuring Progress and Analysing Country-led Transformation (MPACT)/RTI

Prof. Parmod Kumar

ADRTC/203

Measuring Progress and Analysing Country-led Transformation (MPACT)/RTI

Prof. Parmod Kumar

ADRTC/203

Measuring Progress and Analysing Country-led Transformation (MPACT)/RTI

Prof. Parmod Kumar

ADRTC/205

Estimation of Coconut Processing, Transportation and Marketing Costs in India – Karnataka Report

Dr. K.B. Ramappa

Dr. Vilas Jadhav

Dr. Thomas Felix

Prof I Maruthi

ADRTC/206

Estimation of Coconut Processing, Transportation and Marketing cost in India- consolidated Pan India Study

Dr. K.B. Ramappa

Dr. Vilas Jadhav

Dr. Thomas Felix

Prof I Maruth

ADRTC/207

Farmers Suicide:  Causes and Policy Prescription in India Karnataka Report

Dr. K.B. Ramappa

Dr. Vilas Jadhav

Prof I Maruthi

ADRTC/208

Farmers Suicide:  Causes and Policy Prescription in India – Consolidated Pan India Study

Dr. K.B. Ramappa

Dr. Vilas Jadhav

Prof I Maruthi

ADRTC/209

Impact Evaluation of Pilot Project “Development of Model Villages under Soil Health Card Scheme” implemented during 2019-20 across the country – Karnataka Report

Dr. K.B. Ramappa

Dr. Thomas Felix

Prof I Maruthi

ADRTC/210

Impact Evaluation of Pilot Project “Development of Model Villages under Soil Health Card Scheme implemented during 2019-20 across the country – consolidated Pan India Study

Dr. K.B. Ramappa

Dr. Thomas Felix

Prof I Maruthi

ADRTC/211

Land Titling and Agricultural Productivity – Karnataka Report

Prof Parmod Kumar

Dr. K.B. Ramappa

ADRTC/213

Skill Gap in the Area of Micro-irrigation

Dr. K.B. Ramappa

Prof. I. Maruthi

ADRTC/214

Determinants of Farmers’ Participation within Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY), including Bharatiya Prakritik Krishi Padhati (BPKP

Dr. K.B. Ramappa

Prof. I. Maruthi

ADRTC/215

Cost of Milk Production and Gross Return to Milk Producers

Dr. K.B. Ramappa

Dr. Vilas Jadhav

Prof. I. Maruthi

ADRTC/216: Exploring the Horizontal Inter-linkages among the Aspirational District Program – A Case Study of Aspirational Districts of Karnataka

Dr. K.B. Ramappa

ADRTC/217: Factors Affecting Micro Irrigation Strategies in Karnataka

Dr. K.B. Ramappa

ADRTC/ISEC/218

Strategies to Scaling up India’s Nutri-Cereal Production, Consumption and Trade

Dr. Thomas Felix

Centre for Decentralisation and Development

CDD/21

Improving Institutions for Pro-Poor Growth

Prof D Rajasekhar

Dr. R. Manjula

CDD/37

Increasing Enrolment and Savings in a Long-term Pension Savings Product

Prof. D. Rajasekhar

Dr. R. Manjula

CDD/40

Financial Inclusion and Old age Income Security through Contributory Pension Schemes for Unorganized Workers

Prof. D. Rajasekhar

Dr. R. Manjula

CDD/44

Women Leadership, Governance and Allocation of Public Goods in Karnataka

Prof. D. Rajasekhar &

Dr. R. Manjula

CDD/47

Shock Responsive Social Protection in Karnataka

Prof D Rajasekhar

Dr R Manjula

CDD/48

Participation in Grama / Ward Sabha meetings and public goods allocation

Prof. D. Rajasekhar

Dr. R. Manjula

CDD/49

Local government, Disaster Management and Humanitarian Cash Transfers in Karnataka

Prof. D. Rajasekhar

Dr. R. Manjula

Centre for Ecological Economics and Natural Resources

CEENR/87

An Economic Value of Forest Resources:  A Case Study of Nine Districts in Karnataka

Dr M Balasubramanian

CEENR/90

High-Resolution Genome Based Tracing of Anti-microbial Resistant Escherichia coli in the Pork Production Chain to identify the Critical Control Points: A One Health Systems Study

Dr. M. Balasubra-manian

CEENR/91

Climate Smart Livelihood & Socio-ecological Development of Bio-diversity Hotspots of India

Prof. Sunil Nautiyal

Co-PI: Prof. S.Srikantaswamy, University of Mysore

CEENR/96

Prospects for enhancing circular economy; Strategies for policy inclusion and green finances: A Case Study in peri-urban landscape of India

Prof. Sunil Nautiyal

CEENR/97

Structural and functional attributes of field margin vegetation towards sustainable social-ecological development of the rural-urban interface

Prof Sunil Nautiyal

CEENR/98

Utilisation of Bamboo resources for livelihood development and sustainability

Prof Sunil Nautiyal

Dr. S. Manasi

Dr. Bibhu Prasad Nayak

CEENR/99

Assessment of Carrying Capacity of an Eco-sensitive Landscape of Western Ghats “Karnataka Forest Department (CAMPA)”

Prof Sunil Nautiyal

CEENR/99

Assessment of Carrying Capacity of an Eco-sensitive Landscape of Western Ghats “Karnataka Forest Department (CAMPA)”

Prof Sunil Nautiyal

CEENR/100

Climate Change and Rural Children’s Education Attainment:  A Case Study of Karnataka

Dr M Balasubramanian

Centre for Economic Studies and Policy

CESP/129

Food Distribution in Emerging Markets:  The Case of Indian Seafood (Traders in Food Value Chain)

Prof Meenakshi Rajeev

CESP/139

Estimating the Potential Value of Eco-tourism and other Cultural Services of Forest Ecosystems in Uttarakhand

Prof. S. Madheswaran,

Ms. B.P.Vani

CESP/144

MGNREGA Evaluation: Workers’ Perspective and Issues in Implementation

Ms B.P. Vani and

Prof. S. Madheswaran

CESP/148

Developing Evidence Based Sustainable Development Indicators: A Study of Sustainable Tourism in Kodagu District

Prof. Krishna Raj

CESP/149

Sustainable Scientific Framework for Collection of Tourism Statistics in Karnataka

Prof. Krishna Raj

CESP/151

Pandemic and the Credit based stimulus package for the MSME sector: A Study of Selected Peri-Urban Regions of Bangalore

Prof. Meenakshi Rajeev

CESP/152

Socio-Economic Status of Schedule Castes Leather Artisans in Karnataka: An Assessment

Mr. M. Kusanna

Prof. S. Madheswaran

Ms. B.P. Vani

CESP/153

How Effective are Training Programmes in Providing Sustainable Livelihood Options for Women: A Study of DAY-NULM  Programme in Karnataka

Prof. Meenakshi Rajeev

CESP/154

Doing Business and Trade Facilitation: A Study of Selected Agricultural Export Zones

Dr. Malini L. Tantri

CESP/155

Ecosystem Functioning and Services of Himalaya Temperate Forest under Anthropogenic Change: A Plant Functional Trait based Evaluation Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services in Himalayan Forests

Prof. Krishna Raj

CESP/156

Evaluation of Rehabilitation Programme for the Families of the Deceased Manual Scavengers in Karnataka: Myths and Realities

Prof. S. Madheswaran

Co-PI: Mr. Kusanna M.

CESP/157

Online Marketplaces:  Are they Offline for Rural Women:  The Case of Women Entrepreneurs in India

Prof Meenakshi Rajeev

CESP/158

Importing Export Zones:  Replication of Chinese-Style Special Economic Zones and the Implications for India’s Urban Development

Dr Malini L Tantri

Dr S Manasi

CESP/159

Performance Audit of the Tank filling Schemes under Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Limited(CNNL)

Prof Krishna Raj

CESP/160

An Evaluation of SCSP/TSP Programmes in support of Welfare of SCs/STs Entrepreneurs in Karnataka

Prof Krishna Raj

CESP/161

Social Auditing of Major Irrigation Schemes of Cauvery Neeravari Nigama Limited (CNNL) under SCSP and TSP

Prof. Krishna Raj

CESP/162

Social Auditing of Major Irrigation Schemes of Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigama (KBJNL) under SCSP and TSP

Prof. Krishna Raj

CESP/163

Social Auditing of Major Irrigation Schemes of Karnataka Neeravari Nigama Limited (KNNL) under SCSP and TSP

Prof. Krishna Raj

CESP/164

Access to Food by the Construction Workers in Indira Canteen: A Study in Karnataka

Prof. Krishna Raj

CESP/165

Economic Impact on Households Working for more than 50 days under MGNREGA in Taluks of Kudligi, Huvina Hadagali and Hagari Bommanahalli

Ms. B.P. Vani

Prof. S. Madheswaran

CESP/167

Cost Effectiveness of Manpower Planning in KPTCL

Prof. K. Gayithri

Dr. Malini L Tantri

Dr. Khalil

CESP/168

The Application of Economic Instruments in Environmental Conservation in India:  A Study on Divergence and Convergence of Economic and Environmental Policies

Prof Krishna Raj

CESP/169

Study on Socio-Economic Impacts of Command Areas of Upper Bhadra Project

Prof Krishna Raj

CESP/170

Livelihood and Gender in the Urban Space: The Case of CSCs under Digital India Programme

Prof. Meenakshi Rajeev

CESP/171

Financial Inclusion through Banking Correspondents: Role of Gender

Prof. Meenakshi Rajeev

CESP/172

Human Development across Socio-Religious Groups: Diversity Index

Prof. S. Madheswaran and Ms. B.P. Vani

CESP/173

SEZs and Urbanization – A GIS Perspective

Dr. Malini L. Tantri

Dr. S. Manasi

CESP/174: Effectiveness of Public Transport Subsidies and Travel Characteristics of Pass Holders – A Case Study of BMTC and Metro

Prof. Krishna Raj

CESP/175: Improving Bilateral Trade Between Canada and India: A Multi-level Analysis of Non-Tariff Measures and Trade Facilitation

Dr. Malini L. Tantri

CESP/176: Evaluation of Samruddhi Scheme in Karnataka

2018-19 to 2021-22

Prof. Meenakshi Rajeev

CESP/ORP/05

Impact of PWDs Interventions in  Motivating PWD Voters for Registration and Creating Awareness in the Election Process in Karnataka

Prof. S.Madheswaran & Ms. B.P. Vani

CESP/ORP/07

Impact of Electoral Literacy Clubs in creating Electoral awareness and active involvement of its members in the Election Process in Karnataka

Prof. S. Madheswaran and Ms. B.P. Vani

Centre for Human Resource Development

CHRD/77

Role of Skill Development for Promotion of Rural Non-farm Self-employment in India

Dr. Indrajit Bairagya

CHRD/79

A Study on the Effectiveness of Online Training to Teachers during COVID Times

Dr Indrajit Bairagya

Dr S Manasi

CHRD/80

Assessing Macroeconomic impact of Skill Development Programme in India

Prof D Rajasekhar & Dr Indrajit Bairagya

CHRD/81

Employment in the Platform Economy during and after the Pandemic:  A Study of Digital Cab Services

Dr Indrajit Bairagya

Centre for Political Institutions, Governance and Development

CPIGD/60: Modernity and Democracy in India

Dr. V. Anil Kumar

Centre for Research in Urban Affairs

CRUA/10

Gender and Identity – with reference to North Eastern Migrant in Bengaluru

Dr Channamma Kambara

Dr Malini L Tantri

CRUA/12

Evaluation Study on Impact of i-RTC and RTC Wallet – Land Record (RTC) through Internet – A Study of e-Governance Initiative in Karnataka

Dr. S. Manasi,

Dr. Channamma Kambara & Dr.Malini L. Tantr

CRUA/16

Is your city too big?  Urban primacy in Southern India

Prof Kala S Sridhar

CRUA/17

Education of Migrant Informal Sector Workers Children: Challenges and Way Forward

Dr. S. Manasi

Dr. Malini L. Tantri

Dr. Channamma Kambara

Dr. Indrajit Bairagya

CRUA/18

Environmental Problems and Congestion: Evolving Sustainable Solutions for Bengaluru’s Development

Prof. Kala S. Sridhar

Co-PIs :

Prof. Krishna Raj, Dr. S. Manasi

Dr. V. Anil Kumar,  Dr. Channamma Kambara, Dr. R. Manjula

Centre for Study of Social Change and Development

CSSCD/67

Informed Choices and Afffordability: Linkages of Doctor-Patient interaction, prescription practice and medical expenditure in cancer care in Karnataka

Dr Sobin George

CSSCD/68

Inclusive Cities through equitable access to Urban mobility infrastructure for India and Bangladesh

Dr Sobin George

Dr Lekha Subaiya

CSSCD/70

Desirability of Public Health Cadre in the States of India

Dr Sobin George

CSSCD/71

Estimating the contribution of informal sector in India

Dr. Sobin George

Dr. Indrajit Bairagya

CSSCD/73

Beggars in Karnataka:  A Survey and identification in Bengaluru metropolitan city

Dr Sobin George

Prof S Madheswaran

Mr M Kusanna

CSSCD/74: The Status of Dombaro Community in Karnataka: An Ethnographic Study

Dr. Sobin George

Dr. Channamma Kambara (Co-PI)

Population Research Centre

PRC/172

Child Malnutrition in India: Issues and Concerns

Prof. T.S. Syamala

PRC/173

Unmet need for spacing and limiting among young married women in India

Dr. Lekha Subaiya

PRC/174: An Evaluation and Appraisal of Ayushman Bharath – Arogya Karnataka (AB-ArK)

Prof. C.M. Lakshmana

PRC/175

Demographic Change and its Impact on Environment in India

Prof. C.M. Lakshmana

PRC/ORP/07

Conversations on ageing in India – An Online Event

Dr. Lekha Subaiya

Dr T S Syamala

Ms B P Vani

PRC/ORP/10: Prevalence of Post-partum Infections following Public Hospital Deliveries : A State Level Retrospective Evaluation

Dr. Lekha Subaiya

Prof. C M Lakshmana

Prof. T S Syamala

PRC/ORP/11

Understanding the implementation of PMNDP in India

Dr. Lekha Subaiya

Prof. T.S. Syamala

Team: Mr. Ramesha V

Ms. Madhu Bidari

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