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


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Quotations are invited for refilling of Fire Fighting Extinguishers.                                                                

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2nd Annual Conference of ASEDS on Emerging Issues on "Society, Economy and Governance with special reference to Digital India"
scheduled for 6th & 7th December, 2018 (Thursday & Friday).

Last date extended for Abstarct submission : 20th September, 2018

Notification of acceptance of Abstarct: 30th Setember, 2018.

Submission of Full Paper: 31st October, 2018.

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14th Annual Conference of UPUEA                                   

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14th Annual Conference of UPUEA: Rs. 1000/ as the Registration Fee may be sent through

1.Demand Draft in favour of 'Organizing Secretary, 14th Annual Conference, UPUEA'. payable at Lucknow.

The Director, Giri Institute of Development Studies, Aliganj, Sector O, Lucknow


2.Directly RTGS/NEFT to 'Organizing Secretary, 14th Annual Conference, UPUEA'
Union Bank of India.
A/c No. 568902010013487
IFS Code UBIN0556891
Mr R. S. Bisht 9450024131

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