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.
• 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.