Centre for Development Studies

Centre for Development Studies
Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala
Phone: +91-471-2448881, +91-471-2448884
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The Centre for Development Studies (CDS) is a premier social science research institution established in 1971. Its main objective is to promote research, teaching and training in disciplines relevant to development. Over the years it has established a tradition of interdisciplinary research on development problems in India. The research areas include fisheries, agriculture, industry, poverty, health, nutrition,education, gender and environment. CDS is affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, for its M.Phil. Programme in Applied Economics, Ph.D. Programme in Economics and Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Population and Sustainable Development. It is also a recognised institution for doctoral research registered under the University of Kerala, India. There is a regular flow of scholars from other centres in India and abroad. Together with a faculty of varied interests, national and international research collaborations, and a library of extensive of collection of development literature, the Centre's ambience is conducive for high quality research and doctoral studies. The core financial support to the Centre comes from the Government of Kerala and the Indian Council of Social Science Research. Reserve Bank of India and the Indian Planning Commission have instituted endowment units for research in selected areas at CDS.

Centre for Development Studies
Prasanth Nagar,
Trivandrum 695 011,

Email:[email protected]

FAX - : +91-471-2447137 and


Centre for Development Studies offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

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  • Fifth Development Meet,Central University of Bihar, February 27 - 28 2015, Patna, Bihar Events Dates : February 27 2015 - February 28 2015 Organized By: Centre for Development Studies School of Social Sciences Central University of Bihar Patna-800014 Sponsored By: Central University of Bihar Registration Fees: For academicians and development practitioners : INR 1,000 For student and research scholar : INR 500 About Events
    Feb 27, 2015
    Published On Nov 20, 2014
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    30th All India Inter University Fest 2014 Events Dates : 15-19 December 2014 Organized By: Central University of Bihar Registration Form: http://www.cub.ac.in/assets/download/registrtionform.pdf About Events 30th All India Inter University Fest 2014
    Dec 15, 2014
    Published On Sep 27, 2014
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