Research Institute & Regional Centres

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Research Institutes and Regional Centres Division (RI&RC) provides maintenance and development grants to Research Institutes and maintains Regional Centres in different regions of the country. The Research Institutes are of all India character- outside the scope of the University Grants Commission (UGC). The main objectives are :

  • Dispersal of talent from more developed to less developed regions, especially, to areas where social science research are under developed; and
  • Development of quality of research and interdisciplinary research in social sciences in order to improve the social science inputs into development.

The Council is at present assisting 30-research-institutesand 6 Regional Centres in different regions in India.

Research Institute and Regional Centres