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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
Economic and Ecmpowerment Impacts of Millet ProcessingUniversity of GreenwichSRIJIT MISHRA2024Ongoing
Study on the Impact of FDI under Automatic Route in Plantation Sector of KeralaGOVERNMENT OF KERALA, Agri(WTO Cell)DR. C. VEERAMANI2023Completed
Tackling the Agriculture-nutrition disconnect in South Asia(TANDI II)
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Academic Collaboration for Impact Assessment of Pilot Centres for Financial Litcracy (CFL)-Reserve Bank Of IndiaDR. SUDHA NARAYANAN2022Completed
Development of supporting tools of Bihar Odhisha Integrated Ag-Nutrition Survey conducted in 2014-2015Food and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsProf. Vijaylaxmi Pandey2022Completed
Vision 2025 for NCLT: Strengthening the Judiciary in response to changes in corporate lawsMinistry of Corporate AffairsSUSAN THOMAS2021Completed
Impact Assessment of Pilot Centers for Financial Literacy (CFL) Project-Collaboration with IGIDR for tribal blocks.Reserve Bank Of IndiaDR. SUDHA NARAYANAN2021Completed
Sustainable Urban Development - Smart CitiesDeutsche Gesellschaft für
Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Becoming a young farmer : Pathway of young people into FarmingUniversity of GuelphDR. SUDHA NARAYANAN2020Completed
Manufacturing Matters : A Research proposal 'for Employment- Oriented IndustralisationFord FoundationPROF. R Nagraj2020Completed
Measurement of the impactof the private equity Investments made by TRUE NORTHTRUE NORTH Managers LLPSUSAN THOMAS2020Completed
Strengthen India's Financial Markets by Scoping Interlinkages Between Indian and UK Capital MarketsForeign & Commonwealth OfficeDR. SUSAN THOMAS2020Completed
Analyzing cross-sectional variationin structure, financing and growth of forms in IndiaMinistry of Corporate AffairsDR. SUSAN THOMAS2019Completed
NSE-IGIDR -Corporate Governance IVNational Stock ExchangePROF. SUBRATA SARKAR2019Completed
Priminilay Work on Understanding Agricultural Procurement in IndiaGram Unnati FoundationDr. Kaushik Krishnan2019Completed
NSE-IGIDR -Corporate Governance IIINational Stock ExchangePROF. SUBRATA SARKAR2018Completed
Research support to DEA Standing Council of Experts on Indian Financial Sector and its Sub-CommitteeDepartment of Economic AffairsDR. SUSAN THOMAS2018Completed
Building of Information Utility under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016National E-Governance Services Ltd.DR. SUSAN THOMAS2018Completed
IVFA True North - IGIDRTrue North Managers LPPSusan Thomas2017Completed
GReCest, GRI Gyeonggi Research InstituteChandrashekhar2017Completed
NSE-IGIDR Research contractNational Stock ExchangeSusan Thomas2017Completed
Analyzing cross-sectional variation in structure, financing and growth of firms in IndiaMinistry of Corporate AffairsSusan Thomas2017Completed
PAY PAL - Collaboration & Policy Research on India Digital Payments EcosystemPayPal Payment Private Ltd.Susan Thomas2017Completed
NCEARNational Council of Applied Economic Research - NCAERSusan Thomas2017Completed
Agriculture Sub-Group of the Expert Committee on Integration of Commodity Spot and DerivativesNational Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)Sudha Narayanan2017Completed
Intra Day Trading Research_New projectNational Stock ExchangeSusan Thomas2017Completed
Issues related to Financial markets encompassing domestic market and internationa competitiveness perspectives ICRIER DEA_Third yeaDepartment of Economics Affairs- Govt of India Ministry of financeSusan Thomas2017Completed
Strengthen & Harmonize Research & Action on Migration in Indian Context-SHRAMICJamsetji Tata Trust FoundationPROF. S.CHANDRASEKHAR2017Completed
Research project integration of spot & Derivative Markets for Agricultural CommoditiesNational Bank for Agriculture & Rural DevelopmentDR. SUDHA NARAYANAN2017Completed
Smallholders in Peri-Urban Agriculture: To what Extent Do Inclusion Modern Supply Chains Aid their SurvivalIndian Council of Social Science ResearchDR. SUDHA NARAYANAN2017Completed
Manufacturing Matters: A Research Proposal for Employment - Oreinted IndusttrialisationFord FoundationNagaraj2016Completed
Becoming a Young Farmer: Pathways of Young People into Farming India PlanUniversity of Guelph
Canada's Social Sciences and Huminities Research Council (SSHRC Grant No. 435-2016-0307)
Sudha Narayanan2016Completed
3IE IMMANALondon school of Hygiene & Tropical MedicineSudha Narayanan2016Completed
Food Secure Project -ZEFF Bonn GermanyZeff Bonn GermanySudha Narayanan2016Completed
Smallholders in Peri-urban Agriculture: To what Extent Do Inclusive Modern Supply Chains Aid Their Survival?” ICSSRIndian Council of Social Science ResearchSudha Narayanan2016Completed
Market Microstructure CPAICommodity Participants Association of IndiaSusan Thomas2016Completed
NSE - IGIDR Corporate Governance Research Initiative 2016-2017National Stock ExchangeSubrata Sarkar2016Completed
Bankruptcy Legislative Reforms in IndiaFrom British High CommissionSusan Thomas2016completed
Research on few themes in the Area of relevance Commodity MarketsMulti Commodity Exchange of India Ltd.Susan Thomas2016completed
Research project on the Building of Information Utilities (IU's) National E-Governance Services LTDSusan Thomas2016completed
Technical Research in the area of measuring efficiency, liquidity, and volatility of the these marketsAnand RathiSusan Thomas2016completed
Assessing the Impact of Listing on access to finance for small and medium EnterprisesLondon School of Economics & Political ScienceDR. SUSAN THOMAS2016Completed
NCDEX - IGIDR Project on Linkages between Commodity Spot and Derivatives MarketsNCDEX Investor (client) Protection Fund Trust - National level online Commodity Derivatives Exchange (No cost extension)Susan Thomas2015Completed
The Mayor and Commonality and Citizens of the City of LondonCapturing features and trends in NDF markets for emerging economy currencies Susan Thomas2015completed
Assessing the impact of listing on access to finance for Small and Medium EnterprisesInternational Growth Centre (IGC)Susan Thomas2015Completed
Inequality Poverty and Growth Dynamics in Urban IndiaIndian Council of Social Science ResearchProf. SRIPAD MOTIRAM2015Completed
Issues related to Financial markets encompassing domestic market and internationa competitiveness perspectives ICRIER DEADepartment of Economics Affairs- Govt of India Ministry of financeSusan Thomas2014completed
NSE - IGIDR Corporate Governance Research Initiative 2014-2015National Stock ExchangeSubrata Sarkar2014completed
ZEFZeff Bonn GermanyMythili2014Completed
Household Finance ResearchFrom IFMR Finance FoundationSusan Thomas2014completed
Capacity Building on Labour Market and Industrial Policy in AsiaFrom International Development Research CentreDr.P.G.Babu2013completed
Inequality, Poverty And Growth Dynamics In Urban India: Researching Along The Class Caste, And Space Axes In Mumbai And Hyderabad?ICSSR - Indian Council of Social Science ResearchSripad Motiram2013completed
NSE - IGIDR Corporate Governance Research Initiative 2013-2014National Stock ExchangeSubrata Sarkar2013Completed
Intra Day Trading ResearchNational Stock ExchangeSusan Thomas2013completed
Agricultural Credit: Spatial Distribution and Implications for Output - NABARDR&D funds of NABARDSudha Narayanan2013Completed
Measurement of
the Impact of Private Equity Investment
From India Value Fund AssociatesSusan Thomas2013completed
Study on New Pension SchemeFrom Department of Pension & Pensioners WelfareSusan Thomas2013completed
Financial Sector Regulatory ReformFrom The Institute of Company Secretaries of IndiaSusan Thomas2013completed
Impact Evaluation Of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme In IndiaInternational Food Policy Research InstituteSudha Narayanan2013completed
The Economics of Land and Soil Degradation Rheinidche Friedrich Wilhelms University at BonnMythili2013completed
SHRAMICJamsetji TATA Trust(JTT) part of Sir Dorabji TATA Trust and Allied Trust (SDTT&AT)Chandrasekhar2012Completed
System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism for Agriculture and Nutrition - SPANDAN Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation BMGFDr. S. Mahendra Dev2012Completed.
Socio-Economic Study of project affected peopleTPCILPrOF. Sudhakar Reddy2012Completed
MGNREGAMaharashtra GvotSudha Narayanan2011Completed
Analysis of Investment portfolio of farm households in India and identification of policy options fr promoting investment in small holding agricultureFrom Food And Agriculture Organization(FAO)Dr.S.Mahendra Dev2011completed
Socio-Economic Study of Project affected PeopleThermal Powertec Corp. India Ltd.Sudhakara Reddy2010completed
Effects of Foreign Employment on Poverty, Labour Supply and
Agricultural Growth in South Asia
The Bangladesh Institute of Development StudiesVijayalaxmi Pandey2010completed
Quantitative Finance WorkshopIIT,Kanpur & Lally School of Management & Tech.(USA)Dr. Subrata Sarkar2010Completed
Construction of Composite Index for household amenities (CCIHA)Planning CommissionDr. S. Chandrashekar2009Completed
Capacity Development training programme for lectures in Kabul UniversityUnited Nations Development ProgrammeDr. Shovan Ray2009Completed
Quantitative Approaches to Public PolicyReserve Bank of IndiaSrijit Mishra2009Completed
UNDP/Centre for Policy & Human DevelopmentKabul UniversityDr. Shovan Ray2009Completed
Study on Evaluation of Impact of Coal MiningThe Singareni Collieries Co. Ltd.Sudhakara Reddy2009Completed
Training programme for Agricultural EconomistsNational Centre for Agricultural Economics & Policy ResearchDr. Vijaylaxmi Pandey2009Completed
State of Environment report Maharashtra study(SOER)Maharashtra Pollution Control BoardDr. V. K. Sharma2009Completed
Application of Computable General Equilibrium Model for Estimation of
Demand & supply of agricultural commodities
Indian Agricultural Statistics Research InstituteDr. A. Ganesh Kumar2009Completed
Seminar on Institutional Reforms & Development Units in Transitional EconomyIndian Council of Social Science Research(ICSSR)Dr. V. K. Sharma2009Completed
Maharashtra Development Report(MDR)Govt. of India Planning CommissionDr. V. K. Sharma2009Completed
Resolution for Seminar on Women's EmpowermentInstitute for Peace Studies and ConflictDr. Srijit Mishra2009Completed
Workshop on Economic Integration in South Asia and East AsiaThe Australian National UniversityDr. Dilip M. Nachane2009Completed
TAPISMLand Boubu-Economisch Institut B.V.Vijayalaxmi Pandey2008Completed
Modelling work for Eleventh Plan and BeyondPlanning CommissionA. Ganesh Kumar2007Completed
Study on Monetary History of India: 1900-1950Reserve Bank of IndiaD. M. Nachane2005Completed
Strengthening State Plans for Development in Eight States in India (SPHD)United Nations Development ProgrammeShovan Ray2005Completed
The Commuting Worker an Overlooked Aspect of Rural-Urban Interaction Evidence from IndiaGlobal Development NetworkChandrashekharcompleted
For Socio-Economic Study of project affected people From TPCILSudhakar ReddyCompleted
India Rural Development ReportFrom Industrial Development Finance Corpn. Shovan Raycompleted
Impact Assessment Study of PRADAN's interventions at grassrootsFrom Professional Assistance for Development Action(PRADAN),NGOSrijit Mishracompleted