Good information for Bihar's social sciences researchers for project first-class research in state centric development state of affairs. The much awaited Patna Centre of Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) can be launched here on Sunday. The Patna Centre of TISS is called because the Centre for development Practice and Research (CDPR).
This initiative is supported Takshila academic Society TES), promoters of DPS Patna, Pune, Coimbatore and Ludhiana. TISS director from Mumbai S Parasuraman would inaugurate it here on Sunday. TES has offered to host the Centre at the senior wing of Delhi Public school Patna.
The TES will provide, free of charge, infrastructural help and related amenities equivalent to workplace area, electrical energy, water, furniture, etc. The TES may also provide price range help to the Centre to satisfy bills regarding salaries, fellowships, computer systems and consumables, and many others. TISS will need to lift resources for research.
The Centre will undertake modern day research to take care of development problems and methods significant to Bihar and the eastern vicinity as the whole.
The Centre will also make contributions in the form of constructing an area for field practice, organizing seminars, workshops, public lectures, conferences, publications, consultancy and capability building pogrammes for the state and civil society institutions.
The centre will invite PhD research scholars and Post-doctoral students on fellowship to pursue research in the precedence areas of the Centre and disseminate research output within the form of e-newsletter.
The professor and Incharge of TISS Patna centre Pushpendra Kumar stated: "the Centre will undertake modern study to handle development disorders and approaches significant to Bihar and the eastern vicinity as the whole. Its research programmes can have expertise to make contributions in sound policymaking and the Centre will try to construct a strong social sciences research culture and create a stimulating atmosphere for sound normal and utilized study in a range of social sciences and inter-disciplinary fields".
The key research areas of the Centre will traditionally be on Migration and development. In due direction, a migration observatory shall be based on the Centre; Rural employment; Rural livelihoods; fundamental schooling; Public wellbeing; and Social Welfare, he mentioned.
Within the first segment the Centre will organize summer/winter school on the thrust areas of its research. To begin with, it will prepare a winter weather college on Migration and development for researchers, teachers, civil society activists and alternate unionists who've curiosity within the hassle. The direction will address conceptual as good as methodological disorders in migration studies, Kumar mentioned.