“Enabling Research through Research Management: The Case of India” is a timely report produced by the Centre for Civil Society (CCS) in conjunction
Research at CCS focuses on three verticals: Education, Livelihood and Governance. We study the regulatory frameworks in these sectors, examine their on-ground implementation, document their impact on key stakeholders, and suggest ways forward. We also test pilot projects to understand how our interventions function. Our work aims to identify regulatory barriers that come in the way of free enterprise, voluntary exchange, individual choice, and institutional accountability. We adopt a variety of research methodologies including surveys, case studies, legal analysis, quantitative and qualitative analysis, focus group discussions, and semi-structured interviews to build evidence and drive policy reform.
As one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, India is often considered the country that leads scientific research and innovation (‘R&I’) in