Impactful Policy Research in Social Science (IMPRESS) aims to encourage social science research in policy relevant areas so as to provide vital inputs in policy-formulation, implementation and evaluation. The IMPRESS is an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and is being implemented by the Indian Council of Social Science Research.
- 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
Who can Submit
All Government funded institutions including universities (central and state), private institutions with UGC 12(b) status and ICSSR Research Institutes are eligible to apply. The Project Director should be a regular employee, possessing Ph.D. degree and have an interest in high quality research which may be evident by past studies, publications and academic background. In case the project has Co- Director(s), they should have proven research record.
Retired faculties with proven research record can also apply under the scheme but they would be required to get themselves affiliated to any of the research institutions.
How to Apply
Interested candidates may apply online by clicking here.
October 16, 2019
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