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Indian Council of Social Science Research

Indian Council of Social Science Research
Established1969; 55 years ago (1969)
Location
Prof. Bhushan Patwardhan[1]
Member Secretary
Prof. Virendra Kumar Malhotra[2]
Websiteicssr.org

The Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) is the national body overseeing research in the social sciences in India. It was established in New Delhi in 1969.[3]: 3606 

Council

The Council is currently chaired by Bhushan Patwardhan. Current members include Deena Bandhu Pandey, P. Kanagasabapathi, Sanjay Kumar, H.S. Bedi, Harish Chandra Singh Rathore, Panchanan Mohanty, Amita Singh, Kshamadevi Shankarrao Khobragade, T. Subramanyam Naidu, Rakesh Sinha, Aswini Mohapatra, P.V. Krishna Bhatta, Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit, J.K. Bajaj, M.P. Bezbaruah, D.D. Pattanaik, and Madhu Purnima Kishwar.[4]

Activities

It provides funding to scholars and to a network of twenty-nine research institutes, among them: [5]

A large proportion of its budget is spent on its own administration; in 1996–1997, this amounted to 23% of total expenditure.[3]: 3607  It has been described as an "oversized, unimaginative and inefficient bureaucrac[y]".[3]: 3604 

See also

References

  1. ^ "Chairman | Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)". Archived from the original on 15 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Member Secretary | Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)". Archived from the original on 15 July 2018.
  3. ^ a b c Partha Chatterjee (2002). Institutional Context of Social Science Research in South Asia. Economic and Political Weekly 37 (35): 3604–3612. (subscription required).
  4. ^ "ICSSR - Council Members". Indian Council of Social Science Research.
  5. ^ "Research Institute | Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)". Archived from the original on 15 June 2019.
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