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JGU’s faculty members and students undertake research through its schools, research centres, and institutes. Research is funded through external or internal grants, or are self-funded. To date, our researchers have undertaken projects with public, private and non-profit organizations based in India and across the globe on issues ranging from public policy, urban planning, and intellectual property rights to energy security, agrarian policy, and civil society. A selection of these research projects, both completed and ongoing, is described below to highlight our domain areas of experience and expertise.

  • Centre for Study of Political Violence

    The Centre for Study of Political Violence (CSPV) aims to build a community of researchers and practitioners who seek to understand conflict processes as well as measure their socio-economic consequences.

  • Community Level Peacebuilding in Bodoland Territorial Area District, Karbi Anglong and Nagaland (Ong...

    The CSPV was recently awarded a project by the National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on community-based peacebuilding mechanisms in Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC-Assam), Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council Areas (Assam) and role of NGO

  • UNICEF-India: Child Welfare in Left Wing Extremist (LWE) Affected Areas: An Emergency Risk Informed...

    The project focused on understanding the risks and vulnerabilities of children in LWE (Naxal affected) districts in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. A field study was conducted in affected areas and focused on issues of child welfare and the various impacts of civil strife.

  • UNICEF India: The Situation of Children in Civil Strife Situations in India: A Review

    The study undertook a secondary review of evidence on the situation of children in conflict affected regions of India, with a focus on Jammu and Kashmir, Northeast India and Naxal affected districts.

  • Public Health in Conflicts, Complex Emergencies and Disasters Project (PHCCED) (Ongoing)

    The PHCCED seeks to measure the impact of large scale societal disruptions through both quantitative and qualitative methods.

  • CSPV Databases

    • The Manipur Micro-level Insurgency Database is a record of “everyday” violence experienced in the state of Manipur. The database is divided into three distinct series: MMID 2006-2007, MMID-2008-2009 and MMID-2009- 2014.