Visit of the British Members of Parliament

A delegation of British Members of Parliament (MPs) accompanied by the Mr Bharat Joshi, British Deputy High Commissioner at Chennai, visited CDS on Tuesday, 13th February 2018. Read More

DEIP Programme: February 12-16, 2018

This was the first time that a version of the Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy (DEIP) programme was conducted at the Centre. The programme was organised in collaboration with the United Nations University- MERIT, Maastricht in the Netherlan
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K N Raj Memorial Meeting 2018

A memorial meeting to commemorate the 8th anniversary of Prof. KN Raj was held at the Centre on Monday, 5 February 2017. The meeting was attended by friends, colleagues, faculty, staff and students along with other members of the CDS community. Read More

Sixth Foundation Day Lecture

The Sixth Foundation Day Lecture on “Redefining Reform New Paradigm of Water Governance in India,” was delivered by Dr Mihir Shah, Distinguished Visiting Professor, Shiv Nadar University, at the CDS on December 4, 2017. Prof Sunil Mani, Direct
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Public Lecture on The Science of Climate Change

A Public lecture on “The Science of Climate Changes” by Dr J. Srinivasan was held at the CDS on October 16, 2017. In his welcome address, Prof Sunil Mani described Dr Srinivasan as a distinguished scientist of the Divecha Centre for Climate Chang
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On 19 August, 2017, the Centre for Development Studies  hosted a workshop on Merger of Plan and Non-Plan Expenditure and Future of Scheduled Caste Sub-Plan (SCSP) and Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP), in association with NITI Aayog. The discussion focused upon
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NITI Aayog interactive session

An interactive session with delegates from NITI Aayog was held at the CDS on 14 June, 2017. Dr VK Saraswat, Member, NITI Aayog along with Dr Yogesh Suri, Adviser, NITI Aayog visited the Centre to discuss issues pertaining to Kerala with members of th
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CDS-ACJ Workshop

Development, Welfare, and Well-being from Below: Challenges to Reporting from/of the Local 29-30 April, 2017 A workshop was conducted on the theme “Development, Welfare, and Well-being from Below: Challenges to R
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Welcome back Kavitha

Kavitha Pottammal was a visiting PhD intern from CDS at the Department of Management, Society and Communication at Copenhagen Business
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International Women’s Day, 2017

The Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) along with Women’s Collective CDS celebrated International Women’s Day 2017 on 8th March at 3 P.M in the campus. A poetry exhibition was arranged in the amphi-theatre. The exhibition was on phenomenal women
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