हिंदी साहित्य: पेन ड्राइव कोर्स
This just in:

Governance

Impactful Policy Research in Social Science (IMPRESS)

  • 26 Oct 2018
  • 2 min read

The Ministry for Human Resource Development has launched the web portal of the Scheme “Impactful Policy Research in Social Sciences (IMPRESS)”.

  • Under the Scheme, 1500 research projects will be awarded for 2 years to support the social science research in the higher educational institutions and to enable research to guide policy making.
  • IMPRESS scheme will be used to understand and solve problems facing the society.The scheme will be implemented at a total cost of Rs 414 crore till March, 2021.
  • Indian Council of Social Science and Research (ICSSR) will be the project implementing agency.

Objectives of the Scheme

  • To identify and fund research proposals in social sciences with maximum impact on the governance and society.
  • To focus research on broad thematic areas such as :
    • State and Democracy
    • Urban transformation
    • Media, Culture and Society
    • Employment, Skills and Rural transformation
    • Governance, Innovation and Public Policy
    • Growth, Macro-trade and Economic Policy
    • Agriculture and Rural Development
    • Health and Environment
    • Science and Education
    • Social Media and Technology
    • Politics, Law and Economics.
  • To ensure selection of projects through a transparent, competitive process on online mode.
  • To provide opportunity for social science researchers in any institution in the country, including all Universities (Central and State), private institutions.
  • ICSSR funded/recognised research institutes will also be eligible to submit research proposals on the given themes and sub-themes.
SMS Alerts
 

Please login or register to view note list

close

Please login or register to list article as bookmarked

close
 

Please login or register to make your note

close

Please login or register to list article as progressed

close

Please login or register to list article as bookmarked

close