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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
IVFA True North - IGIDRTrue North Managers LPPSusan Thomas2020Ongoing
Capacity Building on Labour Market and Industrial Policy in AsiaFrom International Development Research CentreDr.P.G.Babu2019Ongoing
Ford FoundationFord FoundationNagaraj2019Ongoing
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 Narayanan2019Ongoing
GReCest, GRI Gyeonggi Research InstituteChandrashekhar2019Ongoing
NSE-IGIDR Research contractNational Stock ExchangeSusan Thomas2019ongoing
3IE IMMANALondon school of Hygiene & Tropical MedicineSudha Narayanan2018Ongoing
Analyzing cross-sectional variation in structure, financing and growth of firms in IndiaMinistry of Corporate AffairsSusan Thomas2018Ongoing
ICRIER DEADepartment of Economics Affairs- Govt of India Ministry of financeSusan Thomas2018ongoing
SHRAMICSHRAMIC Research Portal and Data RepositoryChandrasekhar2017Ongoing
System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism for Agriculture and Nutrition - SPANDAN - phase llBill and Melinda Gates Foundation BMGFVijaylaxmi Pandey2017Ongoing
Food Secure Project -ZEFF Bonn GermanyZeff Bonn GermanySudha Narayanan2017Completed
PAY PAL - Collaboration & Policy Research on India Digital Payments EcosystemPayPal Payment Private Ltd.Susan Thomas2017Ongoing
Smallholders in Peri-urban Agriculture: To what Extent Do Inclusive Modern Supply Chains Aid Their Survival?” ICSSRIndian Council of Social Science ResearchSudha Narayanan2017Ongoing
CPAICommodity Participants Association of IndiaSusan Thomas2017ongoing
NSE - IGIDR Corporate Governance Research Initiative 2016-2017National Stock ExchangeSubrata Sarkar2017Ongoing
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 Motiram2017Completed
NCEARNational Council of Applied Economic Research - NCAERSusan Thomas2017ongoing
NCDEXNCDEX investor Protection fund trustSusan Thomas2016ongoing
NSE - IGIDR Corporate Governance Research Initiative 2014-2015National Stock ExchangeSubrata Sarkar2015Completed
City of LondonSusan Thomas2015completed
ZEFZeff Bonn GermanyMythili2014Completed
MGNREGAMaharashtra GvotSudha Narayanan2014Completed
NSE - IGIDR Corporate Governance Research Initiative 2013-2014National Stock ExchangeSubrata Sarkar2014Completed
Intra Day Trading ResearchNational Stock ExchangeSusan Thomas2013ongoing
Bankruptcy Legislative Reforms in IndiaForeign & Common WealthSusan Thomas2013completed
Agricultural Credit: Spatial Distribution and Implications for Output - NABARDR&D funds of NABARDSudha Narayanan2013Completed
Socio-Economic Study of Project affected PeopleThermal Powertec Corp. India Ltd.Sudhakara Reddy2010Ongoing
Effects of Foreign Employment on Poverty, Labour Supply and
Agricultural Growth in South Asia
The Bangladesh Institute of Development StudiesVijayalaxmi Pandey2010Ongoing
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 Mishra2009Ongoing
UNDP/Centre for Policy & Human DevelopmentKabul UniversityDr. Shovan Ray2009Completed
Study on Evaluation of Impact of Coal MiningThe Singareni Collieries Co. Ltd.Sudhakara Reddy2009Ongoing
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 Pandey2008Ongoing
Modelling work for Eleventh Plan and BeyondPlanning CommissionA. Ganesh Kumar2007Ongoing
Study on Monetary History of India: 1900-1950Reserve Bank of IndiaD. M. Nachane2005Ongoing
Strengthening State Plans for Development in Eight States in India (SPHD)United Nations Development ProgrammeShovan Ray2005Ongoing
Measurement of
the Impact of Private Equity Investment
From India Value Fund AssociatesSusan Thomascompleted
Study on New Pension SchemeFrom Department of Pension & Pensioners WelfareSusan Thomascompleted
Consultation on growth performance of Indian agriculture and needed policy directions.From Food And Agriculture Organization(FAO)Dr.S.Mahendra Devcompleted
The Commuting Worker an Overlooked Aspect of Rural-Urban Interaction Evidence from IndiaChandrashekhar
Household Finance ResearchFrom IFMR Finance FoundationSusan Thomascompleted
Financial Sector Regulatory ReformFrom The Institute of Company Secretaries of IndiaSusan Thomascompleted