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Centre for Gender Studies and Development

Centre's Mandate

Promoting gender equality through gender mainstreaming in rural development and awareness and capacity building on gender issues among the professionals, elected representatives and civil society organisations working in rural development.

Objectives

  • To identify gender based priorities and mainstreaming gender in different sectors of rural development.
  • Promoting gender as a priority concern in development planning and implementation.
  • Development of knowledge hub in gender related areas to facilitate training, research activities and advocacy.
  • To undertake studies related to livelihoods, women empowerment and various other areas through gender lens.

Thrust Area

  • Gender planning and Gender Mainstreaming in Rural Development
  • Gender Budgeting and Policy Development
  • Rural Women and Livelihoods
  • SHG Movement
  • Gender Mainstreaming in Health, Nutrition, Education, Employment
  • Women Empowerment and Poverty
  • Policies and Programmes of Social Justice for Gender Equality

Faculty

Dr C. S. Singhal

Professor & Head

Education : Ph.D. (Psychology), PGDHRM, PGDJ & MC, PDM (AIM Philippines)
Areas of Specialisation : Specialisation in Educational Psychology; Behavioural & Organisational Development, Human Resource Management; Gender and Development; Civil Society Organisation, NGOs, Youth Development;
Email : singhal.nird[at]gov.in
Phone : (+91) 040-24008456
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Dr N V Madhuri

Associate Professor

Education : MA (Sociology), MA (Social Anthropology) PhD (Sociology)
Areas of Specialisation : Promotion of Micro-Enterprises and Entrepreneurship Development; Rural Women Based Livelihoods; SHG as a strategy for Rural Development ; Gender Mainstreaming in Rural Development; Gender Budgeting;
Email : nvmadhuri.nird[at]gov.in
Phone : (+91) 040-24008488
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Dr Sucharita Pujari

Assistant Professor

Education : M.A. (Sociology), MPS, PhD ( Population Studies) UGC NET (Sociology)
Areas of Specialisation : Gender Inequities and Mainstreaming in Healthcare in Rural India, Women and Child Health, Gender Norms and Gender Violence within Private and Public sphere, Adolescent Girls &Women Empowerment, Program and policies related to Women and Children, Gendered nature of infertility, Research Methods .
Email : sucharitapujari.nird[at]gov.in
Phone : (+91) 040-24008523
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