Recent Seminars/Workshops

    • Round Table on "Implications of 14th Finance Commission on the Social Sector in Rajasthan" held on 3rd July, 2015. 
    • Lecture: The CUTS International Public Policy Centre and Shiv Charan Mathur Social Policy Research Institute organized a lecture on 'Some thoughts on Asia & the new Global (Dis)order - Challenges and Implications for India' on March 14, 2015 The lecture was delivered by Prof. Jean-Pierre Lehmann, D.Phil, Emeritus Professor of International Political Economy, IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland.
    • Annual Lecture Series: The Second Shiv Charan Mathur Memorial Lecture on ‘Centre-States Relations’ was delivered by Shri NK Singh, former MP and Member, Planning Commission, on December 12, 2014
    • Workshop on Legalizing Commercial Sex Work: Impact on Violence Against Women on November 28, 2014
    • Workshop on Access, Equity & Community Participation in context of Elementary Education on July 26, 2014.
    • Workshop on Access, Equity and Facilities for Minorities Students in the Elementary Education System on March 01, 2014.
    • Annual Lecture Series: A Lecture on ‘Decline and Fall of the Indian Civil Services– The Role of the Political Masters’ was delivered by Shri Mani Shankar Aiyar, MP, on August 03, 2013
    • Seminar on the Role of Women in Mohallah Committees in partnership with the Rajasthan Police Academy on 10th October, 2012
    • Workshop on An Evaluation of Strengths and Weaknesses of Women Representatives in Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) in Rajasthan, December 05, 2011
    • Work shop on Challenges in Human Resource Management in the Health Sector, on 14th October 2011
    • Workshop on Introducing Renewable Energy to Women Panchayati Raj representatives to be held on May 19-20, 2011
    • Workshop on Elected Women Sarpanchs’ Vision on Integrated Rural Development (2010)
    • Seminar on “Use of Bio-technology for improving production of Non-Edible Oil Seed Crops as a renewable source of Energy (2010)
    • Seminar on State of Elementary Education in Rajasthan (2010)
    • Seminar on converging Reproductive Health & Family Planning Programmes with National AIDS control programmes in Rajasthan (2010)

     

    • Seminar on “Use of Bio-technology for improving production of Non-Edible Oil Seed Crops as a renewable source of Energy (2009) The main focus of the seminar was the use of Jatropha plant as a bio fuel. The many advantages associated with Jatropha make it one of the main crops currently being promoted for bio diesel production in several countries, globally. Jatropha can be used as a means of economic empowerment, social upliftment and poverty alleviation within marginalized communities. The technology issues as well as prospects for further research were also discussed.
    • Dissemination seminar on State of Elementary Education in Rajasthan: Studies conducted by Shiv Charan Mathur Social Policy Research Institute (2009) The seminar dealt with the impact of the implementation of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan (SSA) has made on the educational scenario in Rajasthan both in terms of universalizing elementary education on the one hand and transforming elementary schools as centres of quality education, on the other. The objective was to comprehend the problems which beset the education scenario in the realm of elementary education is like a precious stone which awaits to e chiseled to attain the pristine glory of quality education. The seminar’s motto was to ascribe this glory to elementary education.
    • Seminar on converging Reproductive Health & Family Planning Programmes with National AIDS control programmes in Rajasthan (2009) The Population Foundation of India and the Shiv Charan Mathur Social Policy Research Institute organized a two-day seminar to advocate the need of integrating Reproductive Health, Family Planning and HIV/AIDS among the stakeholders in the state including policy makers, administrators, researchers and civil society and is expected to offer future directions for integrating the RCH, FP and HIV/AIDS programmes for enhanced effectiveness and efficacy with reference to Rajasthan.
    • National Seminar on Energy Sector in Rajasthan - Strategies and Policy Options (2006) A Seminar on Energy Sector in Rajasthan – Strategies and Policy Options was organized on 11th and 12th March, 2006. The seminar was inaugurated by Hon’ble State Minister of Energy, Govt. of Rajasthan, Shri Gajendra Singh Kinvasar
    • National Seminar on Earthquake and related Issue with Special Reference to Rajasthan (2005) A Seminar on Earthquake and related Issue with special reference to Rajasthan was organized on November 22, 2005 is collaboration with the Geological Survey of India, Western Region, Jaipur. The seminar was inaugurated by Hon’ble Shri SIS Ram Ola, Minister for Mines, Government of India.
    • National Seminar on Oil, Gas and Lignite Scenario with special reference to Rajasthan (2005) A National Level Seminar on Oil, Gas & Lignite Scenario with Special Reference to Rajasthan was organized on April 20 & 21, 2005 is association with Department of Petroleum, Government of Rajasthan. The seminar was inaugurated by Shri Mani Shankar Aiyar, Hon’ble Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India.
    • State level Seminar on Drinking Water and Health : Issues and Perspectives in Rajasthan (2002) A state-level seminar on "Drinking Water & Health : Issues and Perspectives in Rajasthan" was organized in collaboration with UNICEF on September 24, 2002. Hon'ble Shri Ashok Gehlot, C.M., Rajasthan, delivered the Inaugural Address. Hon'ble Shri C.P. Joshi, PHED Minister, Rajasthan, also addressed the gathering.
    • National Seminar on Strategy for Sustainable Development of Mineral Sector (2001) The institute organized a two-day national seminar on Strategy for sustainable development of mineral sector on Aug. 11 & 12, 2001. The seminar was to be inaugurated by Hon’ble Shri Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, but due to untimely demise of Shri Rampal Upadhyay at Gulabpura, he could not come to inaugurate the seminar. The National Seminar was addressed by Hon’ble Shri Pradyumn Singh, Finance Minister of Rajasthan; and the valedictory address was delivered by Hon’ble Shri Ajit Jogi, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh.

     

Ongoing Projects
  • Study of Reasons for Decline in Enrollment at Primary Level in Government Schools in Rajasthan with support of ICSSR
  • Evaluation of Commercial Sexual Exploitation Project with support World Vision India
  • A Study on Safety of Women in Slum Areas of Jaipur City
  • Publication

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