GIRI Institute of Development Studies
 
 
Welcome to GIDS

Giri Institute of Development Studies (GIDS) is a premier centre for advanced research and training focusing on the development concerns of India and its regions. Established in 1973 by a group of eminent academicians and leading public personalities and named after the former President and eminent labour leader Late Shri V.V.Giri, the Institute has emerged a vibrant centre of policy oriented and analytical multidisciplinary research in the country. GIDS is supported by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and Government of Uttar Pradesh as an autonomous institute of national importance.

Focus of Research

GIDS research covers a wide range of issues, broadly categorised into the following themes:

  • Agricultural and rural development
  • Labour, Employment, Livelihoods and Development
  • Inter-regional and inter-state disparities
  • Population, Public Health, Education, basic amenities and Human Development
  • Poverty, Vulnerability and Social Security
  • Social infrastructure particularly health, education and basic amenities
  • Rural industries and informal sector
  • Urbanisation and rural-urban migration
  • Scheduled Castes, Minorities and Other Socially Excluded Groups
  • Gender and Child Studies
  • Evaluation of government schemes and programmes

Announcements

7th V.V. Giri Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Prof. T.C.A. Anant, Secretary and Chief Statistician, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation on 23 Sept. 2017


Applications are invited for the several positions on a purely temporary basis in various projects.

 

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The Giri Institute of Development Studies invites application for project staff on ICSSR supported project ‘Emerging Agrarian Relations and Agricultural Labour in North India: An Investigation in UP’

 

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News & Events




Prof. R. P. Mamgain organised the International Seminar on Growth, Disparities and Inclusive Development in Uttar Pradesh, 23-25 September 2016. Sponsored by ICSSR, State Planning Department of Government of Uttar Pradesh and ILO.


Prof. R. P. Mamgain published five research papers

(i) "Caste and Ethnic Diversity in Private Enterprise Development: Reflections from Fourth MSME Census, 2006-07", Journal of Social Inclusion Studies, Vol. 1, No.2, Indian Institute of Dalit Studies, New Delhi.

(ii) "Occupational Diversification in India: Trends and Determinants', in Kannan, K.P., Rajendra P Mamgain and Preet Rustagi (eds.), Labour and Development in India: Essays in honour of Professor T S Papola (ed.), Academic Foundation, New Delhi

(iii) “Youth in India: The Challenge of Employment and Inclusion”, Journal of Social and Economic Development”, (jointly with Shivakar Tiwari), Springer, 26 August,

(iv) “Situating Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the Post-2015 Development Framework”, Journal of Educational Planning & Administration, New Delhi.

(v) “SCs in Good Number, may Impact Assembly Election Results”, The Tribune, 29 December 2016, Chandigarh



Prof. R. P. Mamgain presented a lead paper on “Labour, employment and earnings in Uttar Pradesh”, International Seminar on Growth, Disparities and Inclusive Development in Uttar Pradesh: Experiences, Challenges and Policy Options”, 23-25 September 2016, Giri Institute of development Studies, Lucknow.


Prof. R. P. Mamgain presented a paper on “Discrimination in New Forms of Recruitment”, Policy Advocacy Seminar, Indian Institute of Dalit Studies, 27 September 2016, New Delhi.


Prof. R. P. Mamgain chaired a session on Discrimination and Social Exclusion: Historical Perspectives, Policy Advocacy Seminar, Indian Institute of Dalit Studies, 27 September 2016, New Delhi


Prof. R. P. Mamgain participated in a Technical Consultation on “Towards an Indian Wage Report 2016”, International Labour Organisation, ILO-DWT for South Asia and Country Office for India, New Delhi, 11 November 2016.


Prof. R. P. Mamgain acted as Chief Rapporteur of the “International Seminar on The Middle Class in World Society”, Institute of Social and Economic Change, Bangalore and World Society Foundation, 16-17 December 2016


Prof. R. P. Mamgain participated as panellist in a Panel Discussion on “Employment and Growth in India”, during the 99th Indian Economic Association Conference, S.V. University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, 27-29 December 2016.


Prof. R. P. Mamgain attended a meeting of Editorial Advisory Board, Microfinance Journal of Bankers Institute of Rural development, Lucknow, 25 June 2016


Prof. I.C. Awasthi participated and presented a paper titled “Skill Development in Uttar Pradesh: Regional Disparities among the Social Groups”, in International Seminar on Growth, Disparities and Inclusive Development in Uttar Pradesh: Experiences, Challenges and Policy Options during 23-25 September 2016, organized by Giri Institute of Development Studies (GIDS), Lucknow.


Prof. I.C. Awasthi acted as discussant in a technical session on ‘12th Five Year Plan and Inclusive Growth’ in a National Conference on Socio-economic Progress during XIIth Five Year Plan, organised by the Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, December 15-16, 2016.


Prof. I.C. Awasthi published a paper titled “Why Employment is Central to the Development Agenda? : Some Issues”, published in Lucknow Management Convention Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2016, pp. 9-20.


Dr. P. K. Trivedi submitted Draft report submitted to ICSSR of Social and Educational Status of OBC/Dalit Muslims in Uttar Pradesh, sponsored by ICSSR (with Surinder Kumar, Fahimuddin and Srinivas Goli)


Dr. P. K. Trivedi Published a book chapters titled (i) “Research Output-Discipline wise Analysis”,(ii) Social Science Research in India-Status, Issues and Policies, Sukhdeo Thorat and Samar Verma, eds, 2016, Oxford University Press (with Surinder Kumar and Shilp Shikha Singh)


Dr. P. K. Trivedi Published a research paper titled “Identity Equations and Electoral Politics- Investigating Political Economy of Land, Employment and Education” in Economic and Political Weekly, December 31, 2016, co-authored with Srinivas Goli, Fahimuddin and Surinder Kumar


Dr. P. K. Trivedi Published a Book titled “Political Economy of India: Issues and Challenges, Aakar Publications (with Surinder Kumar and C S Verma)


Dr. P. K. Trivedi participated and presented a paper titled “Contemporary Political Mobilisation in Uttar Pradesh-Investigating Political Economy of Land, Employment and Education in UP” in 20th Annual Conference of the Indian Political Economy Association, 4-6 November 2016, GNDU, Amritsar.


Dr. P. K. Trivedi participated and presented a paper titled “Socio-Economic Conditions of OBC/Dalit Muslims in Uttar Pradesh”, in International Seminar on Growth, Disparity and Inclusive Development in Uttar Pradesh-Experiences, Challenges and Policy Options, 23-25 September 2016.