IDSJ has recently completed the research study on Open and Distance Learning as a Cost Effective Option for Secondary Level Schooling in India: Potential and Prerequisites in Rajasthan . The Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode has been internationally recognized as an alternative model of secondary education for those with social, cultural and economic constraints especially in the context of high population and educationally backward countries. In India the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) and State Open Schools (SOS) more

A College Coordinators Work was organized in IDS, Jaipur on 8 January 2014, as part of the on-going research project on India’s champions: Exploring Determinants of Young Women’s Empowerment in Rajasthan. This research project is being carried out by IDS Jaipur, in collaboration with FXB Centre of Health and Human rights, Harvard University. Prior to initiating the field work in government colleges in 5 districts i.e. Jaipur, jhunjhunu, Banswara, Jodhpur and Dholpur, this workshop brought together College coordinators, members more

  Insititute of Development Studies Jaipur

  Jun 16 to 12 Jul,2014

The Forum on Contemporary Theory has been conducting an intensive theory/Praxis Course since 2003 for the benefit of scholars across disciplines interested in new developments in theory and application. The course includes intensive textual readings in specific areas, supported by seminars and talk on broader but related issue. This year the Theory/Praxis course was held in collaboration with the Institute from June 16-12 July more

The Institute organized the launch of Assem Shrivastava and Ashish Kothari’s book ‘Churning the Earth: The Making of Global India’ and discussion on ‘Radical Ecological Democracy: Escaping India’s Globalisation Trap’ on March 25, 2014. The participants included academicians; researchers, administrators, media representatives and others keenly interested in development issues. In his presentation titled ‘Radical Ecological Democracy: Escaping India’s Globalisation Trap, Mr Kothari underscored that the current dominant models of development emphasized material growth (through industrial and financial expansion) measured more

  Insititute of Development Studies Jaipur

  Jan 18 to 18 Jan,2014

Approximately one crore Children die of malnutrition in the world. India too has a large number of deaths due to malnutrition. Rajasthan also has been facing the problem. Seeing the gravity of the situation IDS organized a one day workshop on January 18, 2014 along with Indian Council of Child Welfare and Flair jointly on Community Based Management of Acute Malnutrition and usage of ICT. There were 90 participants in this workshop. The workshop was inaugurated by Shri Neeraj more

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