Minor and Major Research Projects

 

 

Sr. No.

Name of Researcher

Title of Research Study

Type of Study

Year of Completion

Funding Agency &

Amount of Assistance (Rs)

1

Dr Jyoti Motghare

Compliance with Medical Advice: A Study of Patients with heart Ailments

Minor Research Project

April 2002

University Grants Commission, New Delhi

2

Dr Ajit Kumar

A Study of Rural Youth with Reference to Factors Facilitating and Hindering Their Employment in a Factory on National Highway Six- Nagpur

Minor Research Project

November 2002

University Grants Commission, New Delhi

3

Dr Keshav Walke

Socio-Economic Study of Rowaghat Area in Bastar District, Chhattisgarh

Research Project

April 2006

National Environment Engineering & Research Institute, Nagpur

Rs. 1,50,000/-

4

Dr Vaishali Bezalwar

Major Rivers of India: Culture, Literature and Lifestyle on the Banks

Major Research Project

July 2008

University Grants Commission, New Delhi

5

Dr Keshav Walke

Assessment of Juvenile Justice System in Jharkhand State (Tool Development & Data Analysis)

Consultancy  Assignment

December 2009

UNICEF, Jharkhand

6

Dr John Menachery &

Dr Keshav Walke

Research assignment titled “Translation and Back-Translation of Two Sets of Research Tools and Qualitative Interviews of Commercial Sex Workers in Nagpur”.

Consultancy Assignment

April 2010

YRG Care, Chennai.

Rs 25,000/-

7

Dr John Menachery &

Mr Kapil Chandrayan

Research study titled “Water Consumption Pattern of Nagpur City” as part of the ‘My City My Water’ campaign.

Consultancy Assignment

April 2010

Young Initiatives and Others, Nagpur. (Report submitted to Nagpur Municipal Corporation).

(Zero Budget)

8

Dr John A. Menachery & Dr Keshav Walke

Research Study titled “Educational Need Mapping of Children from Distressed Farmers’ Families in Akola and Amravati Districts of Maharashtra”.

Consultancy Assignment

July 2010

Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, Mumbai.

Rs 1,20,000/-

9

Dr Ajit Kumar

The Gram Sabha and the Agenda of Inclusion and Exclusion-Democracy At Work in Rural Nagpur

Fellowship

May 2011

Local Governance Initiative (LoGIn), South Asia, New Delhi

 

 

 

10

Dr Ajit Kumar

Laws and Loss of Livelihood: The Hawadigas and Qalandars of Karnataka

Field Study

November 2011

Centre for Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy, National Law School University, Bangalore

11

Dr John Menachery

Dimensions of Vulnerability and Measures of Intervention: An Empirical Study of Municipal Solid Waste Collection and Transportation Workers of the City of Nagpur

Consultancy Assignment

January 2012

Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services, Mumbai

12

Dr Geetha Thachil &

Dr John Menachery

Rural Women and Their Experience of Violence:

 A Study of Institutional Responses to Women Victims of Domestic Violence in Five Districts of Vidarbha.

Consultancy Assignment

January 2012

YUVA (Rural), Nagpur

Rs 25,000/-

13

Dr Ajit Kumar

Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities in India: A Trend Report.

Library Study

January 2012

Centre for Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy, National Law School University , Bangalore.

(Zero Budget)

14

Dr John A. Menachery

Assignment titled “Inspection Report for Shelters that are Operational in Nagpur” as a member of the Expert Panel constituted by the Government of Maharashtra for submission in the Supreme Court of India.

Consultancy Assignment

February 2012

Government of Maharashtra.

(Zero Budget)

15

Dr Geetha Thachil

Completed a research study titled “A Study of Existing Formal & Informal Systems Dealing with Violence Against Women with special reference to Domestic Violence”.

Consultancy Assignment

February 2012

Yuva Rural Association, Nagpur.

Rs 25,000/-

16

Dr Geetha Thachil &

Dr Rebecca Ranz

Qualitative research study to compare the learning experiences of Indian students and their counterparts from the Sapir College, Israel  titled “How and What Do They learn? A Comparative Study of Eastern and Western Social Work Students”, in collaboration with Sapir College, Israel.

International research project

March 2012

Sapir College, Israel.

(Zero Budget)

 

17

Ms Anuradha Joshi

 “A Study of the Trustees of the Welfare Organizations in Nagpur City regarding Challenges and Opportunities in the Voluntary Sector in the Era of Globalization”.

UGC Minor Research Project

March 2012

University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

Rs 60,000/-

18

Dr John Menachery,

Dr Prajakta Tanksale &

Mr Amod Gurjar

Research study titled “Baseline Survey of Class X Students of NMC High Schools in Nagpur City”.

Research Project

Sept 2012

School Social Work Project, MSSISW, Nagpur.

(Zero Budget)

19

Dr Prince Ajaykumar T. Agashe

UGC funded Minor Research Project titled “Institutional Repository of Matru Sewa Sangh Institute of Social Work Nagpur”.

UGC Minor Research Project

March 2013

University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

Rs 67,500/-

20

Dr Keshav M. Walke

UGC funded Minor Research Project titled “A Social Audit of Gram Sabhas in Bhamragad and Ettapalli Blocks of Gadchiroli District (Maharashtra State)”.

UGC Minor Research Project

March 2013

University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

Rs 56,000/-

21

Dr Geetha Thachil, Dr Thomas Kalliath & Dr Parveen Kalliath

Research study titled “Work–Family Interface: A Cross Cultural Investigation of Conflict and Enrichment Experiences of Social Workers in Australia and India”.

International research project

March 2013

Australian

Catholic University, Canberra, Australia.

(Zero budget)

22

Dr Vaishali Bezalwar

UGC funded Major Research Project titled “Nomadic Tribes in India: Life & Literature”.

UGC Major Research Project

February 2014

University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

Rs 6,03,700/-

23

Dr John A. Menachery

Completed an Evaluative study titled “Review and Recommendation of Voluntary Action for Rehabilitation and Development (VARHAD) Trust, Amravati”.

Consultancy Assignment

March 2014

Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, Mumbai.

Rs 1,20,000/-

24

Dr Geetha Thachil

A research study titled “An Evaluation of Basic Needs Mental Health and Development Model in Karnataka, India”.

International research project

June 2014

Australian

Catholic University, Canberra, Australia.

(Zero Budget)

25

Dr John A. Menachery  & Dr Keshav Walke

Socio Economic Study of Gosikhurd Project Affected Persons – 2014.

Consultancy Assignment

January 2015

 

Govt. of Maharashtra

(Office of the Divisional Commissioner, Nagpur)

Rs 19,67,090/-

26

Dr John A. Menachery

ICSSR funded Research Project titled “Awareness of Youth on the Right to Information Act, 2005 and their Opinion on its Impact: A Study of Rural Youth in Umred Tehasil, Nagpur District, Maharashtra, India”.

ICSSR Funded Research Project

March 2015

 

Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.

Rs 4,00,000/-

 

 

 

27

Dr Ajit Kumar

A Case Study of Singhana Gram Panchyat: Effectiveness in Local Governance [Mannawar Block, Dhar District, Madhya Pradesh].

Field Study

June 2015

Centre for Panchyati Raj, National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Hyderabad.

(Zero Budget)

28

Dr Ajit Kumar

Best Practices of Own Sources or Revenue Generation: A Case Study of Patoda Gram Panchayat [Aurangabad, Maharashtra].

Field Study

June 2015

Centre for Panchyati Raj, National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Hyderabad.

(Zero Budget)

29

Dr John A. Menachery

Documentation of Good Practices in Rural Development (An initiative of Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India supported by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai).

Consultancy Assignment

August 2015

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

(Zero Budget)

30

Dr John A. Menachery

Problems in Accessing the Benefits of the Right to Education Act 2009 and Satisfaction About the Provisions of the Act: A Study of the Families of Students who are Admitted to Private Schools of Nagpur City under the RTE Act.

UGC Minor Research Project

March 2016

University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

Rs. 1,15,000/-

31

Dr John A. Menachery

Community consultation on Identifying ways to Achieve Total Sanitation.

Consultancy Assignment

August 2016

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

(Zero Budget)

32

Dr Ajit Kumar

Module 3: Organizational Structure and Staffing Pattern of Gram Panchayats.

Curriculum Development

Dec  2016

Centre for Panchyati Raj, National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Hyderabad.

(Zero Budget)

33

Dr Keshav M. Walke

ICSSR funded Research Project titled “Impact of Tiger Reserves on Tribal Life: An Empirical Study in the Vidarbha Region of Maharashtra State”.

ICSSR Funded Research Project

Report submitted in 2017

Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.

Rs 8,00,000/-

34

Dr John A. Menachery

Mapping & Review of Childcare Institutions under JJ Act - 2016

Consultancy Assignment

August 2017

 

Childline India Foundation, Mumbai

Rs. 12,15,000/-

 

 

 

35

Dr John A. Menachery

Evaluative Study titled “Review of ‘Multidisciplinary Research Centre in Child Rights & Law to Support Effective Protection and Promotion of Child Rights’, at the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, Karnataka”.

Consultancy Assignment

July 2017

 

Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, Mumbai.

Rs 1,20,000/-

36

Dr John A. Menachery

Evaluation of Prayas: Social Work in Criminal Justice (a Field Action Project of TISS, Mumbai).

Consultancy Assignment

Nov  2017

 

Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives, Bengaluru.

Rs 2,10,000/-

37

Dr Keshav Walke

Third Party Data Verification of Village Profile and Taluka Planning Atlas.

Consultancy Assignment

March 2018

Directorate of Economics & Statistics, Govt. of Gujarat. Through en-vision Enviro Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Surat, Gujarat

Rs. 23,15,000/-

38

Dr Keshav Walke

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of “Providing Water Facility to the Left Out/ Partially Covered Habitations in Rural Areas of Himachal Pradesh”

Consultancy Assignment

September 2018

Himachal Pradesh Irrigation & Public Health Department (HPIPH Department)

Rs. 10,00,000/-