Funding Organizations/Partners

Research Projects funded by International Agencies

 

Continuity and Change in Indian Federalism

Principal Investigator: Prof. Rekha Saxena

Funding agency: Leverhulme Trust, U.K.

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 96,18,712

Year of sanction: 2015

Duration: 3 Years

Systems of Relatedness, Culture and Vulnerability in Transition: Dalit Life-worlds in Post-Liberalized India

Principal Investigator: Prof. N. Sukumar

Funding agency: ICSSR and University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 11,09,331

Year of sanction: 2015

Duration: 2 Years

Teaching, Research, and International Policy (TRIP) Survey

Principal Investigator: Prof. Navnita C. Behera

Year of sanction: 2014

Duration: 2 Years

Comparative State Politics & Public Policy

Principal Investigator: Dr. Rajesh Dev

Funding agency: King’s College, London & Centre for the Study of Developing Society (CSDS) Delhi.

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 1,60,000

Year of sanction: 2013

Duration: 2 Years

IR Textbook: A Global South Perspective

Principal Investigator: Prof. Navnita C. Behera

Funds provided and disbursed completely by Host Universities: Al Akhawayn University, Morocco & The New School, New York, USA

Year of sanction: 2012

Duration: 5 Years

Nyaya-The Global Justice Initiative

Principal Investigator: Prof. Ashok Acharya

Funding agency: British Council

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 42,57,581

Year of sanction: 2012

Duration: 3 Years

Cultures of Governance and Conflict Resolution in Europe and India

Principal Investigator: Prof. Navnita C. Behera

Funding agency: European Union

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 68,94,081

Year of sanction: 2011

Duration: 3 Years

 

Research projects sponsored by the governmental sources (ICSSR)

 

Democratization of the State in South Asia

Principal Investigator: Prof. Veena Kukreja

Funding agency: ICSSR

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 6,00,000

Year of sanction: 2016

Duration: 1 Year 6 months

Popular Imaginaries and Discourses on Politics in India: Exploring Cultural Narratives as the Sites of Knowledge Construction

Principal Investigator: Dr. Sanjeev Kumar H.M.

Funding agency: ICSSR

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 40,00,000

Year of sanction: 2016

Duration: 2 Years

The Politics of Autonomous Migration: An Assessment of Empowerment of Indian Middle-Class Women

Principal Investigator: Dr. Nasreen Chowdhory

Funding agency: ICSSR

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 5,00,000

Year of sanction: 2016

Duration: 2 Years

Education as A Site of Exclusion: A Study of Indian Universities

Principal Investigator: Prof. N. Sukumar

Funding agency: ICSSR

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 20,00,000

Year of sanction: 2016

Duration: 2 Years

Knowledge Development and Politics in Post-Colonial India: Contestations in State, Market and Civil Society

Principal Investigator: Prof. Madhulika Banerjee

Funding agency: ICSSR

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 8,00,000

Year of sanction: 2016

Duration: 2 Years

Rajya Sabha from a Secondary to A Federal Second Chamber: An Analytical Study

Principal Investigator: Prof. Rekha Saxena

Funding agency: ICSSR

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 18,00,000

Year of sanction: 2015

Duration: 3 Years

Re-working the Knowledge Structures in International Relations: Indian Contributions

Principal Investigator: Prof. Navnita C. Behera

Funding agency: ICSSR

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 40,00,000

Year of sanction: 2015

Duration: 2 Years

Contested Spaces: Exclusion and Discrimination in Higher Educational Institutions in India

Principal Investigator: Prof. N. Sukumar

Funding agency: ICSSR

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 9,00,000

Year of sanction: 2013

Duration: 4 Years

 

Research projects sponsored by the governmental sources (University Grants Commission)

 

Democracy, Norms and Institutions

Principal Investigator: Prof. Navnita C. Behera (As Head of Department)

University Grants Commission

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 1,60,00,000

Year of sanction: 2016

Duration: 5 Years

Globalization, Democracy and Justice

Principal Investigator: Prof. Ujjwal K. Singh (As Head of Department)

University Grants Commission

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 53,52,463

Year of sanction: 2010

Duration: 5 Years

Mapping Social Exclusion and Rights of Representation: A Study of Student’s Union Body in Central Universities of India

Principal Investigator: Prof. N. Sukumar

University Grants Commission

Amount sanctioned: ₹ 8,50,000

Year of sanction: 2008

Duration: 5 Years

 

Research projects sponsored by the governmental sources  (Ministries)

 

Fundamentals of Political Science

Principal Investigator: Prof. Shri Prakash Singh

Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi

Funds were allocated and utilised completely by Commission for Scientific Technical Terminology

Year of sanction: 2014

Duration: 2 Years

Study of Social Inclusion at the level of PRIs, Zila Parishad Panchayat Samiti, Gram Panchayat (GP) and Gram Sabha level in select States with a particular focus on disadvantaged groups such as Women, SCs, STs, OBCs and PH

Principal Investigator: Prof. N. Sukumar

Ministry of Panchayati Raj and United Nations’ Development Programme, Capacity Development for Local Governance Project.

Funds Provided and disbursed completely by Indian Institute of Dalit Studies

Year of sanction: 2013

Duration: 2 Years

The Atrocities against Dalits: Emerging Patterns: A Study of Bihar, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh

Principal Investigator: Prof. N. Sukumar

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India and Indian Institute of Dalit Studies

Funds Provided and disbursed completely by Indian Institute of Dalit Studies

Year of sanction: 2011

Duration: 2 Years

Glossary of Political Science

Principal Investigator: Prof. Shri Prakash Singh

Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi (Commission for Scientific Technical Terminology)

Funds were allocated and utilised completely by Commission for Scientific Technical Terminology

Year of sanction: 2011

Duration: 5 Years

 

Research projects under the R&D Grant, University of Delhi

 

2015-16

Prof. Satyajit K. Singh

₹ 140000 for R&D Project on Local Governments, Climate Change and Adaptation

Prof. Ujjwal Kumar Singh

₹ 140000 for R&D Project on Electoral Politics and the Election Commission of India

Prof. Sangit K. Ragi

₹ 150000 for R&D Project on Decoding Muzzaffarnagar Riots 2013: Role of State, Social Media and Political Parties

Prof. Shri Prakash Singh

₹ 100000 for R&D Project on Pracheen Bhartiya Rajnitic Chintan Parampraon Ka Visleshan

Dr. Rajesh Dev

₹ 100000 for R&D Project on Legal Pluralism & Indigenous Governance

Prof. Rekha Saxena

₹ 100000 for R&D Project on Gendered Federalism: A Case Study of India

Dr. Nasreen Chowdhory

₹ 100000 for R&D Project on Gender Dimension of Migration in India

Dr. Bipin Kumar Tiwary

₹ 130000 for R&D Project on Non Traditional Security in India: Understanding Environmental issues in Himalayan Region

2014-15

Prof. Madhulika Banerjee

₹ 50000 for R&D Project on Civil Society and the Politics of Knowledge: Local Health Traditions and People’s Health

Prof. Ashok Acharya

₹ 60000 for R&D Project on The Right to Development: Toward an Empirical Understanding

Prof. Ujjwal K. Singh

₹ 70000 for R&D Project on Electoral Politics and the Election Commission of India

Prof. Rekha Saxena

₹ 50000 for R&D Project on Metropolitan Governance in a Multi-layered Federal System: A Case Study of National Capital Region of Delhi

Dr. Saroj Giri

₹ 50000 for R&D Project on Development and politics in North Bengal 2005-10

Prof. Bidyut Chakrabarty

₹ 55000 for R&D Project on Communism in India

Dr. Nasreen Chowdhory

₹ 50000 for R&D Project on Refugee Economies: Migrants and Stateless People in India

Prof. Satyajit K. Singh

₹ 50000 for R&D Project on Environment and Governance: Institutions, Decentralization and Politics

2013-14

Prof. Bidyut Chakrabarty

₹ 75000 for R&D Project on Communism in India

Dr Nasreen Chowdhory

₹ 50000 for R&D Project on Political Economy of Camps in India: A Site of Contestation and Accommodation 

Dr Mollica Dastidar

₹ 50000 for R&D Project on Tribal Citizens and Border Thinking in India

Prof. Ujjwal K. Singh

₹ 100000 for R&D Project on The Election Commission of India: A Socio Cultural Enquiry

Prof. Rekha Saxena

₹ 50000 for R&D Project Federal Bargain and Boundaries

Dr. Sohini Guha

₹ 50000 for R&D Project on Ethnic Mobilization and Material Politics: The Bahujan Samaj Party and Beyond

Dr Rajesh Dev

₹ 50000 for R&D Project on Comparative Study of State Policy: Meghalaya and Jharkhand

Prof. N. Sukumar

₹ 50000 for R&D Project on Political Culture of Performance: A Study on the Identity of Snake Dance Performers in Andhra Pradesh and Kerala

Prof. Ashok Acharya

₹ 50000 for R&D Project on The Right Based Approach to Human Development

2012-13

Prof. N. Sukumar

₹ 95000 for R&D Project on Contested Images: Documenting Oral Narratives of Ambedkar Statues in Andhra Pradesh

Prof. Satyajit K. Singh

₹ 100000 for R&D Project on Poverty, Local Governance and Drinking Water: Design & Implementation of Decentralisation

Prof. Bidyut Chakrabarty

₹ 100000 for R&D Project

Prof. Pradip Kumar Datta

₹ 100000 for R&D Project

Prof. Ujjwal Kumar Singh

₹ 100000 for R&D Project

Dr. Sohini Guha

₹ 85000 for R&D Project

Dr. Rekha Saxena

₹ 90000 for R&D Project

Dr. Nasreen Chowdhory

₹ 90000 for R&D Project

Dr. Mohinder Singh

₹ 88000 for R&D Project

Dr. Rajesh Dev

₹ 95000 for R&D Project

Dr. Mollica Dastider

₹ 100000 for R&D Project


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