IGIDR is an advanced research institute established by Reserve Bank of India in 1987 on the occasion of its golden jubilee. And it is autonomous institute Starting it is a purely research institution, then rapidly it was developed as a full-fledged teaching cum research organisation when it launched a Ph.D. program in the field of development studies in 1990. This program is to produce researchers with diverse disciplinary backgrounds who can address issues of economics, energy and environment policies. Later this institute introduce the M.Phil & M.Sc programme in 1195 and 2003. The main object of this institute is to promote and conduct research on development, undertaking projects or activity which renders itself for the development & social welfare. And it is specially emphasis: 1. Influence of international trading, financial and economic systems on countries. 2. Economic and technological cooperation among developing countries and India’s development experience and policies. 3. Social, legal, organisational and institutional aspects of development. 4. Issues in the choice of technology and social wellbeing. 5. The comparative study of development and policy in different regions and countries. The faculty have projects funded by national and international organizations. These projects have been sponsored by various national and international agencies such as UNDP, UNEP, World Bank, CIDA and so on. The areas covered by these projects include, among others, energy, environment, trade, finance, agriculture, food security and industry studies.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.