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Training Course on Research Methodology in Social Sciences


Dates: 11-22 December 2017
Last Date of Application: 30 November 2017

The two weeks long training course on Research Methodology in Social Sciences is aimed to help the social scientists to choose an appropriate methodology for their research work and plan the work in proper step by step manner.Training
The program train the students/participants how to select and formulate the research problem, write research proposals to different funding opportunities in India and abroad, review the relevant literature, build the conceptual framework, select the research design, formulate the targeted research questions/testable hypothesis, select the sampling methods, prepare the interview schedule/questionnaires and other relevant tools for data collection, choose suitable techniques for data analysis, analyse data through software packages R, interpret the results to complete the scientific report writing, referencing, indexing and other useful techniques required for the publication process. Moreover the training will also cover tools and techniques for policy and impact evaluation studies, and preparing social indices.

Course Design / Methodology
The course is designed to have interactive classroom sessions, lectures and demonstrations by the field experts, and hand-on training in statistical software package R.

Expected Outcome
At the end of the programme the participants are expected to have enhanced capacity to carry out social science research on a scientific basis, to articulate their findings and conclusions in an effective manner to make suggestions and policy recommendation for policy changes in the desired direction.

Course Contribution
The course contribution is Rs 6,000/- (six thousand) per participant which include kit bag, course material, lunch, breakfast, mid-morning and afternoon tea/coffee. The participants will have to make their own arrangement for accommodation.

Last Date for Nomination/application
The last date for receiving nomination/application for this training course is 30th November 2017.

Durgabai Deshmukh Memorial Lecture Hall, Council for Social Development, 53 Lodi Estate (KK Birla Marg), New Delhi, 110003

Contact Us:
For further information, please contact: Dr.SusmitaMitra, Assistant Professor, Council for Social Development, 53 Lodi Estate (KK Birla Marg), New Delhi, 110003

E-mail: Telephone: +91-11- 24615383 (ext 220)

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Training Workshop on New Approaches to Resettlement


27th – 29th November, 2017
Venue: India International Centre, New Delhi

The Council for Social Development (CSD), New Delhi is pleased to announce its next annual training workshop. It will be a three day workshop on ‘New Approaches to Resettlement’. The objective of this workshop is to familiarize participants with newer, more effective ways of managing the emerging resettlement challenges.  It has been designed keeping in view the changing training needs of resettlement practitioners including senior/middle level government officials, industry managers, NGO’s representative, academics, and also those working on internationally funded projects. The programme contribution includes course material, lunch, mid-morning and afternoon tea/coffee.

Participant’s contribution for this programme is Rs. 5000 per candidate. For students and NGO’s representative, the contribution is only Rs. 2500. For international participants, the contribution (inclusive of accommodation for three nights) is Rs 30000.

The last date for receiving nominations is 1st  November 2017.

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For further information contact: Dr. Ankita Goyal, Assistant Professor, CSD

Contact No.: 011-24615383, 24618660


Training Workshop on Dalit Rights and Democracy


Council for Social Development

is organizing a five day

 Training Workshop on

Dalit Rights and Democracy

28 August 2017 to 1 September 2017

 Open for: Teachers | Social Workers | Researchers |

Civil Servants | Journalists | Students

 Sessions Include: Constitutional Framework and Dalit Rights | Protective Laws and their Implementation | Dalits, State and Democracy: Institutions and Processes | Economy and Dalits | Atrocities against Dalits | Dalit Women | Dalits and Education | Reservation and Development Interventions | Dalits and Media | Dalit Movements

Venue:     Council for Social Development

                   Sangha Rachna, 53 Lodi Estate

                   New Delhi 110003

                   Phone: 11-24615383

Conveners:  Prof. K.B. Saxena, Prof Manoranjan Mohanty, Prof Zoya Hasan,
Prof. N. Sukumar and Dr. Harish Wankhede

 Coordinator:          Dhruva Narayan (

 Contact Person:    Komal (

 (Lectures and discussions will be held in the afternoon from 3 pm to 6.30 pm)

Participants Contribution: ₹1,000 (All payments to be made in the name of Council for Social Development either through Demand Draft or Net Banking (details below:Name of the Bank:  Bank of India,  32/33 Raja Gyan Nath Building, Subramanian Bharti Marg, Khan Market, New Delhi-110 003; Full Name of Account: Council for Social Development, Account Number :600720100050048, IFSC Code : BKID0006007, Type of Account : Current Account)

Applicants are requested to mail a brief statement of purpose for attending the workshop along with their CV by 20 August 2017.

Durgabai Deshmukh Memorial Lecture, 2017


Durgabai Deshmukh Memorial Lecture, 2017  by Shri. P.Sainath on 15 July 2017

Title: THE MORAL ECONOMY OF THE ELITE And why they can’t confront the Inequality that is our greatest crisis

Venue: C.D.Deshmukh Auditorium, IIC Main building on 15 July 2017 (at 6.30 pm).
This lecture was  organised jointly with IIC.<>


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National Seminar on Challenges of Growing Inequalities in India


Date: 14-15 July, 2017
Venue: India International Centre Main, New Delhi

Farida Parveen sings Lalan Geeti


Renowned Bangladeshi singer Ms Farida Parveen sings Lalan Geeti in Bangla and Hindi translation of Lalan Shah Fakir’s selected songs by Prof. Muchkund Dubey
Date: June 2, 2017
Time: 3 to 5 pm
Venue: India International Centre

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The Idea of Universal Basic Income


Speakers: Professor Gerry Rodgers, Professor Imrana Qadeer & Professor Ashok Pankaj

Chair: Professor Muchkund Dubey

Date: April 6, 2017 (Thursday)
3-5.30 pm

Venue: Durgabai Deshmukh Memorial Lecture Hall, CSD, Sangha Rachna, 53 Lodi Estate, New Delhi 110003

Annual Discussion on Union Budget 2017-18


Annual Discussion on Union Budget 2017-18

Date: February 23, 2017
Time: 11 am to 5.30 pm
Venue: Durgabai Deshmukh Memorial Lecture Hall