Research Faculty

Professor

  • Professor Sukhpal Singh
    Director General
    M Phil (Applied Eco, JNU), PhD (Eco, Bangalore Univ.)

    Academic and Research Interests : Vertical co-ordination of agribusiness value chains including contract farming and franchising; value chain governance and small producer participation; small producer collectivization, co-operatives and producer companies; food supermarkets and FDI in retail, agrarian relations and land leasing reforms and policy, Punjab agriculture, agricultural and rural development policies, rural industrialisation, sustainability and globalization.


Honorary Visiting Professor

  • Dr. Kuldip Kaur
    Hony. Director, Population Research Centre at CRRID
    M.A.
    (History), M.Ed., Ph.D., Panjab University, Chandigarh
    Areas of Academic Interest:
    Policy Education: Higher, Rural, Religious Minorities and Literacy. Reproductive Child Health Care, Capacity Building in Panchayati Raj Institutions, Monitoring, Field Based Action Programmes and Surveys.


Associate Professors

  • Dr. Krishan Chand
    M.A.(Geography), Ph.D. Punjabi University, Patiala
    Areas of Academic Interest:
    Migration, Trade Unionism and Micro Planning.
  • Sunil Bansal
    M.A.
    (Economics), Panjab University, Chandigarh
    Areas of Academic Interest:
    Rural Development and Agriculture.
  • Dr. Bindu Duggal
    M.A
    (Sociology), M.Phil, Ph.D., Panjab University, Chandigarh.
    Areas of Academic Interest:
    Urban Studies and Social Development with reference to Gender Studies, Children Education and Child Labour.
  • Dr. Sukhwinder Singh
    M.A.
    (Economics), M.Phil, Punjabi University, Patiala, Ph.D
    Areas of Academic Interest:
    Rural Development and Capacity Building in Panchayati Raj Institutions, Agriculture and Evaluation Studies.


Assistant Professors

  • Manoj Kumar Teotia
    M.A., M.Phil.
    (Sociology),Panjab University, Chandigarh; MA(European Masters in Comparative Urban Studies), University of Urbino (Urbino)andUniversity of Milano Bicocca (Milan), Italy
    Areas of Academic Interest:
    Urban Studies, Governance, Social Development, Democratic Decentralization, Municipal Finance, Poverty and Environmental Infrastructure.
  • Madan Mohan Singh
    M.A.
    (Economics), Magadh University, Magadh.
    Areas of Academic Interest:
    Large Scale Surveys and Data Management.
  • Dr. Neetu Gaur
    M.A.
    (Economics), Ph.D., Panjab University, Chandigarh.
    Areas of Academic Interest:
    Development Economics.
  • Dr. Gurinder Kaur
    M.Sc. (Anthropology), Ph.D. (Anthropology) Panjab University, Chandigarh
    Areas of Academic Interest:
    Social Anthropology, Medical Anthropology with specific focus on gender, Determinants of Health and Health Care Systems, Religion and Health Intersections.
  • Dr. Jatinder Singh
    MA (Economics), M. Phil, PhD (JNU, New Delhi)
    Areas of Academic Interest:
    Industrial Economics, International Trade and Innovation, Economics of Education
  • Dr. Vikash Kumar
    MA (Sociology), M. Phil, PhD (South Asian Studies, JNU, New Delhi)
    Areas of Academic Interest:
    Regional Cooperation, Sustainable Development, Public Policy, Human Rights and Migration Studies in South Asia


Research Investigators

  • Hans Lal
    M.A.(Sociology), Vinayaka Missions University, Salem (TN)
    Areas of Academic Interest:
    Rural Development.

  • Sunil Agnihotri
    M.A (Geography)
    Areas of Specialization: Health and Family Welfare.


 

Field Assistants

  • Rajesh Bhola
    M.A.(Public Administration).
  • Kuldeep Singh
    M.A.
    (Sociology), Vinayaka Missions University, Salem (TN)


Jr. Field Investigators

  • Baljinder Singh
    M.A.
    (History)
  • Surinder Kumar
    Matric, Prabhakar, B.A. Part I