Recent Events

Two-Day Regional Conference on "Slow Down, Banks and Role of Apex banking Institutions in the market Economy of India: The Way Forward" from February 26-27, 2015 at CRRID

Three-day National Seminar on "Corporate Social Responsibility in India: Challenges, Possibilities and Prospects for Socio-Economic Transformation" from March 12-14, 2015 at CRRID

CRRID organised the release of State Report 'Status of the Elderly in Himachal Pradesh' published by UNFPA, IEG, Delhi; ISEC Bangalore; TISS, Mumbai and HP University, Shimla. The Report was released by Hon'ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Virbhadra Singh on 17th April, 2015 at Shimla

Interactive Session with Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Hon'ble Governor, Reserve Bank of India, on April 24, 2015 at CRRID Conference Hall

Two-day Regional Workshop on "Towards Developing Smart Cities in India: Emerging Alternatives and Challenges" from May 12-13, 2015, organized by CRRID in collaboration with Human Settlement Management Institute (HSMI), New Delhi at CRRID

International Conference on "India's Look East Policy - Act East and South-East Asia: Beyond Borders" to be held in Manipur University, Imphal, Manipur being organized by CRRID on 23-24 May, 2015, sponsored by Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

Regional Workshop on Affordable Housing for the Urban Poor: Emerging Alternatives and Challenges from May 27-28, 2015 Being Organized by CRRID in collaboration with Human Settlement Management Institute, New Delhi (Research and Training Wing of HUDCO)

Latest Publications


The Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID), an autonomous research institute, was registered as a scientific and educational charitable society under the Indian Societies Registration Act, 1860, in the Union Territory (UT) of Chandigarh in July, 1978. The CRRID Society was collectively conceived by a group of like-minded friends drawn from different disciplines and backgrounds to promote research, publication, development, training and similar creative activities in the northwest region.
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About Chandigarh

Chandigarh, the dream city of India's first Prime Minister, Shri Jawahar Lal Nehru, was planned by the famous French architect Le Corbusier. Picturesquely located at the foothills of Shivaliks, it is known as one of the best experiments in urban planning and modern architecture in the twentieth century in India.Chandigarh derives its name from the temple of "Chandi Mandir" located in the vicinity of the site selected for the city.
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