Research Projects
 

The Institute has been laying emphasis on undertaking research activities. The faculty of the Institute has so far initiated the following research projects, supported by different agencies including the University Grants Commission:

 
No. Title of the Project Name of Faculty Status
1. Watershed Programmes Among Tribals in Vidarbha: A Participatory Approach for Sustainable Development (Sponsored by PRIA, New Delhi) Dr V V Devasia Completed in 1997
2. Prevalence of HIV High Risk Behaviour in Nagpur (sponsored by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GoI) Dr L S Tulankar
Dr John Menachery
Completed in 1997
3. Tribal Women in Watershed Programmes and Sustainable Development (Sponsored by International Institute of Water Development, Stockholm) Dr V V Devasia Completed in 1978
4 Social Work Intervention for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights : A Study in Central Prisons in Maharashtra (Sponsored by the UGC) Dr V V Devasia Completed in 2001
5. A study of Effectiveness of Nehru Yuvak Kendras in Nine States (Supported by the Planning Commission of India) Dr V V Devasia Completed in 2002
6. Parenting the Differently Abled and Need for Social Work Intervention Strategies (Minor Research Project Sponsored by the UGC) Dr Prajakta Tanksale Completed in 2002
7. Compliance with Medical Advice: A Study of Patients with Heart Ailments (Minor Research Project Sponsored by the UGC) Ms Jyoti Motghare Completed in 2002
8. 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 Sponsored by the UGC) Dr Ajit Kumar Completed in 2002
9. A Study of School Drop Out Girls from Low Income Households with Reference to their Vocational Skills, Aptitudes and Family Conditions – A Study of Five Slums in Nagpur City (Sponsored by Vishwodaya, Nagpur & IGSS, Bangalore) Dr Ajit Kumar,
Ms Saroj Kolhe &
Dr Shilpa Puranik
Completed in 2002
10. Migrant Tribal Women in Ten Cities with Special Reference to Employment and Standard of Life States (Supported by the Planning Commission of India) Dr V V Devasia Completed in 2002
11, A Rapid Assessment of the Solid Waste Management Model of the NGO Contractor within the limits of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation States (Supported by the SNDT Women’s University, Pune) Dr Ajit Kumar, &
Dr Shilpa Puranik
Completed in 2005
12. Malnutrition Death of Children Among Tribes: Human Rights Intervention on Prevention (Sponsored by the Institute of Human Rights, Emory University, Atlanta) Dr V V Devasia Completed in 2005
13. Major Rivers of India (Ganga, Jamuna, Godavari, Cauveri, Sindhu, Krishna and Narmada) Culture, Literature and Life Style on the River Banks (Major Research Project Sponsored by the UGC) Dr Vaishali Bezalwar Completed in 2008.
14. A Study of Opinion of Trustees of the Welfare Organizations in Nagpur City Regarding Challenges and Opportunities in the Voluntary Sector in the Era of Globalization. (Minor Research Project Sponsored by the UGC) Ms Anuradha Joshi In Progress
15. Social Audit of Gramsabhas in Bhamragad and Etapalli Blocks of Gadchiroli District. (Minor Research Project Sponsored by the UGC) Dr Keshav Walke In Progress
16. Nomadic Tribes in India: Culture & Literature (Major Research Project Sponsored by the UGC). Dr Vaishali Bezalwar In Progress