Ongoing Research Projects

Institute Projects

Programme-1: Create, characterize, classify and maintain the repository of database to analyse the dynamics and role of women in different sectors of agriculture in different Agro Ecological -Regions

  • Studies on sectoral contribution of women in agriculture and allied sectors
  • Development of Integrated National Information System for Women in Agriculture
  • Gender mainstreaming through Govt. schemes in animal husbandry sector for empowering farm women
  • Empowering farmwomen in digital farming techniques for efficient resource management

Programme-2: Standardization of techniques for livelihood analysis and women empowerment in different agro-ecological regions

  • Integrating gender dimensions for improvement of livelihood through empowerment
  • Impact assessment of women empowerment through watershed development projects in different agro-ecological regions of India
  • Developing community seed network in traditional production systems for sustainable livelihood of tribal women
  • Assessment of role of organised dairy sector on livelihood of women

Programme-3: Community-based technological interventions for food, nutrition, livelihood securities and entrepreneurship development for farm women

  • Development of women entrepreneurship in Livestock and fisheries sector for promoting gender equity and strengthening livelihood
  • Entrepreneurship development through value addition and product diversification of food crops
  • Development of Horticulture (Fruits)-based Organic Farming Model for Entrepreneurship and Strengthening Self-Reliance (Atmanirbhar) among Farm Women
  • Shree Anna (Millet) Gram- A New Vista for Nutritional Security and Women Empowerment

Programme-4: Vulnerability framework and drudgery reduction for women in agriculture

  • Study of Farm Equipments and Tools for Drudgery Reduction of Women In Agriculture
  • Design and Development of Ergo-refined Women Friendly Coconut Dehusker

Programme-5: Assessment, refinement and popularization of gender friendly technologies and skill enhancement of farm women

  • Design and development of gender sensitive integrated vertical nutri-farming system (IVNFS) for household nutrition and income
  • Assessment and refinement of integrated farming systems in gender perspective in different agro-ecological regions of India
  • Development of nutri smart villages for food security and dietary diversity for combating malnutrition
  • Agri-tourism centre for engendering agricultural research and education

Externally funded Research Projects

  • Gender-Livestock-Climate Analytic Approach (GLCAA) for livelihood improvement in distresses areas of India (Collaborative project with International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
  • Gender Responsive Integrated homestead aqua-horticulture: a climate resilient approach towards livelihood diversification" (NICRA)
  • Empowering farm women through Climate Smart Intensification and Diversification in Minor Irrigation Command area of Keonjhar District (Odisha) (OIIPCRA)
  • AICRP on Ergonomics and Safety in Agriculture (ESA)