Archive for June, 2015

                                                                                       INDIAN COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH                                                                                  (Ministry of Human Resource Development)                                                                                   Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi-110067
Research Projects Sponsored 

The Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), under its Sponsored Studies Programme, invites proposals from the group of scholars/institutions for commissioning research studies in the following Thrust Areas of Social Science Research under the 12th Five Year Plan 2012-2017.
Groups/Themes under Sponsored Research Programme                                                                                             

 Group I

  1. Growth, Poverty and Inequality 2. The Agrarian Crisis 3. Globalization of Finance and its Implications 4. Corporate governance, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Group II

  1. Education – Issues Relating to Governance, Access, Equity and Quality 2. Economic and Social issues confronting the religious Minorities 3. Economics of discrimination: Implications for poverty and growth  4. Economic and social issues confronting the marginalized Social groups 5. Social-psychology of marginalization and Exclusion

Group III

  1. Changing Nature of Public Protest and Political Mobilization 2. Identity, Interests and Coalition: Changing Nature of Politics in India  3. Electoral Reforms and Representative Democracy 4. Socio-economic Roots of Extremism in India 5. Law and Justice in the Post-liberalization Era 6. Changing, Dynamics of State politics: implication for Indian Federalism 7. The New Indian middle class

Group IV

  1. Changing Nature of Global Hegemonic structures 2. Emerging Challenges of Indian Foreign Policy 3. Regional and Trans-regional South-South Cooperation 4. India’s Changing Security Environment

Group V

  1. The Urban Transformation: Governance, and Socio-Political Articulations 2. Changing nature of Caste in Urban and Rural Context: Patterns and causes  3. The Post Liberalization Rural Transformation 4. Culture, Literature and Society: Emerging Trends 5. Theoretical issues in social sciences 6. Indian Intellectual traditions and their Contemporary Relevance 7. Social Media, Media ethics and Regulations: the Impending Issues 8. Research Methodology in Social Sciences with focus on disciplines of Political sciences, Sociology, Psychology, education.

Group VI

  1. Gender Violence – concept, pattern and incidence in public and private (family) spheres 2. Gender Violence: Caste, ethnic, religious and regional dimension  3. Social Roots of Gender Violence in India- processes related to economic, social, cultural transformation

Terms and Conditions for applying Sponsored Research Projects 2015-16 a) The themes under the sponsored research programme focus on the issues of contemporary relevance, less explored areas of study and those involving policy implication.

  1. b) In understanding research on these themes, the ICSSR expects that the research will develop new understanding and insight on the issues which become bench mark in terms of concept, theory, methodology and research outcomes.
  2. c) Given the significance of the sponsored research, the financial support from ICSSR would be of higher scale varying from a minimum of fifteen lakhs rupees to a maximum of fifty lakhs rupees depending on the nature of work. Those proposals with a budget estimates of below fifteen lakhs rupees may not be considered.
  3. d) Applicants should mention Group and Themes as mentioned in the Thrust Areas (both number and title to be given, i.e for e.g., Group I: Theme 1-Growth, Poverty and Inequality)
  4. e) Those Proposals do not fall under the purview as mentioned in our Group/Theme will not be considered by the ICSSR.
  5. f) Given the scale and nature of research under sponsored programme, the ICSSR expects that the research will be inter-disciplinary in character and that researchers from different discipline will constitute a team.
  6. g) Proposals under this scheme will be accepted from scholars/institutions in a field of study with a proven record of research in the proposed field of study.
  7. h) Those scholars, who have ongoing Research Projects (Responsive/Sponsored) as Main Project Director/Co-Project Director, need not apply.
  8. i) The Council reserves the right to reject any application without assigning any reason. The Council is also not responsible for any postal loss/delays in communications.
  9. j) Project Director has to be from Reserved Category, if the grant has to be released under Reserved Category (subject to its selection/approval).

Applications along with all the relevant documents may be submitted to:
Assistant Director,                                 Research Projects Sponsored Division,                                Indian Council of Social Science Research,                                 Aruna Asaf Ali Marg,                                 New Delhi-110067
The last date to receive applications is on or before 30th July 2015.



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Dear Sir/Madam,

Greetings from Unitedworld School of Law!
We are pleased to inform you that Unitedworld School of Law, recipient of the ‘Best Emerging Law College in India’ award 2015 at National Legal Summit and Awards, is going to organize its first National Seminar on Changing Face of Corporates” with reference to amended provisions of ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ in Companies Act, 2015. You are invited to participate and/or contribute your research papers.
  • Date of National Seminar- 25th -26th  July, 2015
  • Venue – Unitedworld School of Law, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Diginitories to grace the National Seminar:
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice Madan Lokur, Judge, Supreme Court of India.
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice Jayant Patel, Judge, High Court of Gujarat
  • Prof. Dr. Mohan Gopal, Former Director, National Judicial
  • Academy
  • Mr. Naval Chaudhary, Former Managing Director – Albright & Wilson Chemicals India Ltd – Mumbai,& Independent Director – Gammon India Limited.
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice C.K. Thakker, Former Judge- Supreme Court of India, Renowned Arbitrator and Author of many Law books & Member of Executive Advisory Council – UWSL
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice G.S. Singhvi, Former Judge – Supreme Court of India (on ten point chart of activities under CSR)
  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice K. S. P. Radhakrishnan, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India
  • Hon’ble Dr. Justice J.N.Bhatt, Judge – High Court of Gujarat
  • Mr. Dushyant Dave, Counsel – Supreme Court of India & President- Supreme Court Bar Association
  • Mr. Saurabh Soparker, Senior Advocate – High Court of Gujarat
  • Prof. Dr. Anurag Agarwal, IIM-Ahmedabad (on the topic of Triple Bottom Line) 
  • Prof. Dr. Dholakia, Former Dean and Head of Law Department, M S University, Vadodara, Gujarat & member of Academic Advisory Council – UWSL
  • C.S Shilpi Thapar, Founder of Shilpi Thapar & Associates, Company Secretaries,Ahmedabad
Kindly find detailed information in the attachment.Please visit http://www.uwsl.edu.in/seminar/  for registration and more information on the seminar.We look forward to registration for participation at the earliest.
With best regards,
Devanshi Patel
General Secretary
Seminar Committee

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National Conference on “Ethics, Copyrights and Plagiarism in Research & Publications” Jointly Organised by Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India, New Delhi  & The Society for Social Development and Peoples Action, New Delhi

Date: 08-08-2015 (Saturday) (9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy,
61-65 Institutional Area, Opp. ‘D’ Block Janakpuri,
New Delhi – 110058.
Themes & Topics
  • Intellectual Property Rights: Changing Concerns
  • IPR Issues in Research and Publications
  • IPR laws and Judicial Institutions
  • Internet and Challenges to Intellectual Property Rights
Participation: Students, Scholars, Professionals, Corporate Experts, Teacher irrespective of disciplines are eligible to participate. The Conference will be especially beneficial for the scholars, research scientists and library managers/administrator of medical colleges and institutions.
Registration: 60 seats on first-cum-first-serve basis.
Filled up Registration form along-with Registration fee of Rs. 700/payable by Cheque/DD in favour of Social Development and People Action, New Delhi to be sent to
Conference Coordination Office at Lawyer Chamber No. 67, 
Supreme Court of India Compound, Near Gate No. ‘C’, 
Tilak Marg
New Delhi-110001.
The registration fee may be paid by electronic transfer to SB A/c No. 6239767167 at Indian Bank, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi. IFS Code IDIB000M205.
Early Bird Registration fee: Rs. 600/- closes on 20th June, 2015 (20 seats)
E-mail: sdpa.conference@gmail.com,
Call: Mr. Somen Chakraborty , SSDPA, (98111-04776),
Mrs. Meenakshi Bhatia, CCRH (98731-86265)
For detailed information: Brochure
For registration: Registration form

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Respected Professor,

Greetings from Sacred heart College, Chalakudy.

The Post Graduate Department of Economics in association with the Post Graduate Department of Commerce and Management Studies, Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy are organising a UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘The Post-Recession Economic Environment Economic Policies of the New Government & Investment Climate in India’, 6th & 7th August 2015.

As you are aware the new Government in India has brought in sweeping changes in the economic environment of our country which has far reaching impact on commerce, business, trade, industry, capital markets, financial markets, service sector and even the rural economy. This, we feel, is the apt time to assess the economic policies of the new government as it completes one year in power.

A brochure of the seminar is attached. An indicative list of topics are given in the brochure, but any paper related to the broad theme of the seminar is welcome. A delegate registration form is also attached.

May we request your good self to contribute a research paper for the seminar.

May we also request you to motivate your research scholars and Post Graduate Students to contribute research papers.

Details regarding paper submission and registration are given in the brochure.

We look forward to meeting you at the seminar.

Yours sincerely,

Prof. Tomy M.G.

Head of the Department

Dept. of Commerce and Management Studies

Seminar Coordinator

Dr. Chacko Jose P

Head of the Department of Economics

Organising Secretary


Last date to receive full paper and registration with paper: 6.7.2015

Last date for registration without paper:  31.7.2015

Registration fee: Rs. 250 (all categories other than PG students). There is no registration fee for Post Graduate Students – attach a certificate from HOD.  Registration fee may be sent by a DD favouring ‘Principal, Sacred Heart College’ payable at Chalakudy.

Please send the filled in form to: The Organising Secretary, UGC Seminar (PEI), Sacred Heart College,

Railway Station Road, Chalakudy, Thrissur District, Kerala, Pin 680307

For seminar communication: Email shcollegeconference@gmail.com   Phone: (0)8606505477.



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(A State University Established under Haryana Act No. XXV of 1975)

‘A’ Grade University Accredited by NAAC


Research Papers


National Conference

(Approved and Funded by ICSSR, New Delhi)



Date: October 16, 2015


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ICPR World Philosophy Day Programme 2015 – Applications are invited by 31-07-2015.


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ICPR Periodic Lecture Programme 2015 – Applications are invited by 31-07-2015.


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