GIRI Institute of Development Studies
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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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“ Applications are invited for the following posts on part-time basis for Research Project of INDIAN COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH (ICSSR), NEW DELHI Title- "Conventional and Cross-Board Human Trafficking in the Adjoining District of Indo-Nepal Border and Implication of Stakeholders Response".   Download Advertisement & Form

“Due to COVID-19, the application for Ph.D. admission date has further extended to 15th July, 2020. The last date of online application form submission will be 15TH July, 2020 midnight. For further details visit the website   Download Guidelines

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“ICSSR has invited proposals under Special Call for Studies Focusing on Social Science Dimensions of COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic. The last date of submission of proposal is May 15, 2020. The information regarding the call is posted   here

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Important Notice: In the wake of Corona virus, we have to postponed our Seven-Days Methodology workshop. Download Details

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Important Notice: “Due to some unavoidable circumstances, the proposed dates of “2-Week Capacity Building Programme for Young Faculties” have been postponed from 24th Februray– 07th March 2020 to 16 March - 28 March, 2020. Those who have applied earlier need not apply again. The last date of receiving applications is now extended to 25 February, 2020 . Download Details & Application form

"Seven-day Methodology Programme on Advanced Tools and Techniques in Social Sciences Research for the Research Scholars belonging to SC, ST and Minority Groups (25-31 March, 2020)" .

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