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Malda to set maiden national example for primary solid waste management and rural water supply
December 8 @ 4:53 am
The evidence-based knowledge production, development planning and policy advocacy have gained enormous importance in the contemporary teaching, policy-making, and advocacy processes. This requires a set of skills to produce evidences through scientific methods and techniques. The programme intends to provide basic skills and knowledge to participants to carry out research through qualitative and quantitative methods. The programme introduces basic concepts, approaches, and qualitative and quantitative tools and techniques of research. Additional efforts will also be taken to introduce participants with the writing skills so that they are able to present their research findings in a professional and reader-friendly manner.
♦ Introduction and stages of research ♦ Research design ♦ Coverage & Sampling ♦ Survey research ♦ Ethnography and case study ♦ Participatory methods: PRA ♦ Qualitative tools ♦ Quantitative tools ♦ Writing the research
The programme is primarily delivered through lectures. A set of reading and background material will be provided to the participants. Classes will be facilitated in an interactive and participatory manner. Participants will also be given some exercises in order to learn quant itat ive applications.
The programme is intended for professionals from development NGOs, advocacy and consultancy agencies, think tanks, planning and research wings of governments, academics, and others who are interested in achieving skills in undertaking research. Resource Persons Prof. Indranil De Prof. Shyam Singh
The programme fee is Rs. 18,000/- per person. Applicable Service Tax on the programme fee will be levied extra. The fee is inclusive of boarding & lodging, tuition fee, reading material, stationery, etc. The fee should be paid in advance by demand draft/multi-city cheque/bank transfer in favour of the Institute of Rural Management Anand, payable at Anand.