Welcome to Chaudhry Ranbir Singh Institute of Social and Economic Change

Chaudhry Ranbir Singh Institute of Social and Economic Change is a constituent establishment of the Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak. It is an independent advanced research centre to carry out basic, grass-root level research on the socio-economic issues specific to the State of Haryana and also those confronting the country as a whole. In the process of undertaking its defined research activities, aims at providing useful inputs for policy formulations and their execution, besides acting as a nucleus of training programmes for Government, Non- Government, NGO officials and other manpower.

The Institute carry out quality research and evaluation studies, including field based research studies, on priority themes such as education, health, gender, adolescents, child labour, declining in sex ratio, aging and old age problems, women’s empowerment, poverty issues, problems of dalits, social exclusion, environment and rural development, life, work and philosophy of social thinkers, reformers, and educationists, including those in whose names research chairs have been instituted in/ by the University. Institute also evaluates the working and performance of centrally-sponsored schemes, particularly in respect of the benefits of these schemes percolating to targeted group/sections of the society.

Institute identifies the training needs of the lower and the middle level personnel working at the district-level Panchayati Raj Institutions and those working in the various other development departments of the State. The institute designs need-based training modules for them, and execute the same strictly as per user requirements. It is proposed to impart Certificate / diploma / degree courses on issues related to socio-economic change and human development.

Institute serves as an effective forum for interaction among eminent scholars drawn as visiting faculty and/ or as scholars-in-residence and adjunct faculties programmes for carrying out specific-purpose project-based research and to deliver lectures, conduct research, and promote extension activities. It organizes and hold seminars and symposia, conferences, workshops, and extension lectures in areas of larger social, cultural and economic concerns with a view to generate ideas for bringing about desirable social change compatible with fast changing socio- economic scenario at both local as well as national levels.
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