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IGIDR faculty members undertake projects funded by national and international organizations, provided they are consistent with the Institute’s objectives. Project work enables access to and wide dissemination of data, provides an interface between academia and policy makers, and facilitates the growth of a network with other institutions and researchers.The following is a cumulative list of projects executed at IGIDR. These projects have been sponsored by various national and international agencies such as UNDP, UNEP, World Bank, CIDA and so on. The areas covered by these projects include, among others, energy, environment, trade, finance, agriculture, food security and industry studies.

Project Details

Externally Funded Research Projects at IGIDR
Name of ProjectSponsoring AgencyProject Co-ordinatorYearProject Type
'System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism for Agriculture and Nutrition' (SPANDAN)Indira Gandhi Institute of Research Development, Mumbai
National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad
IRIS Knowledge Foundation, Mumbai
Institute for Human Development, New Delhi
S Mahendra Dev, IGIDR, Mumbai (Principal Investigator)
S Chandrasekhar, IGIDR, Mumbai
Vijay Laxmi Pandey, IGIDR, Mumbai
Bharati Kulkarni, NIN, Hyderabad
Effects of Foreign Employment on Poverty, Labour Supply and Agricultural Growth in South AsiaThe Bangladesh Institute of Development StudiesVijayalaxmi Pandey2010Ongoing
Financial Sector regulatory reform in IndiaBritish High CommissionSusan Thomas2010Ongoing
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA),International Initiative on Impact Evaluation (3ie)Dr. Sudha Narayanan2013Ongoing
Modelling work for Eleventh Plan and BeyondPlanning CommissionA. Ganesh Kumar2007Ongoing
Quantitative Approaches to Public PolicyReserve Bank of IndiaSrijit Mishra2009Ongoing
Socio-Economic Study of Project affected PeopleThermal Powertec Corp. India Ltd.Sudhakara Reddy2010Ongoing
Strengthening State Plans for Development in Eight States in India (SPHD)United Nations Development ProgrammeShovan Ray2005Ongoing
Study on Evaluation of Impact of Coal MiningThe Singareni Collieries Co. Ltd.Sudhakara Reddy2009Ongoing
Study on Monetary History of India: 1900-1950Reserve Bank of IndiaD. M. Nachane2005Ongoing
TAPISMLand Boubu-Economisch Institut B.V.Vijayalaxmi Pandey2008Ongoing
Application of Computable General Equilibrium Model for Estimation of Demand & supply of agricultural commoditiesIndian Agricultural Statistics Research InstituteDr. A. Ganesh Kumar2009Completed
Capacity Development training programme for lectures in Kabul UniversityUnited Nations Development ProgrammeDr. Shovan Ray2009Completed
Construction of Composite Index for household amenities (CCIHA)Planning CommissionDr. S. Chandrashekar2009Completed
Maharashtra Development Report(MDR)Govt. of India Planning CommissionDr. V. K. Sharma2009Completed
Quantitative Finance WorkshopIIT,Kanpur & Lally School of Management & Tech.(USA)Dr. Subrata Sarkar2010Completed
Resolution for Seminar on Women's EmpowermentInstitute for Peace Studies and ConflictDr. Srijit Mishra2009Completed
Seminar on Institutional Reforms & Development Units in Transitional EconomyIndian Council of Social Science Research(ICSSR)Dr. V. K. Sharma2009Completed
State of Environment report Maharashtra study(SOER)Maharashtra Pollution Control BoardDr. V. K. Sharma2009Completed
Training programme for Agricultural EconomistsNational Centre for Agricultural Economics & Policy ResearchDr. Vijaylaxmi Pandey2009Completed
UNDP/Centre for Policy & Human DevelopmentKabul UniversityDr. Shovan Ray2009Completed
Workshop on Economic Integration in South Asia and East AsiaThe Australian National UniversityDr. Dilip M. Nachane2009Completed