CIGI Institute of Social Development Studies
CIGI Institutes of Social Development Studies (CIGI-ISDS) is a pioneer effort by Centre for Information and Guidance India, aimed at evaluating the development needs of the society and formulating knowledge and resource solution for an integral change at grassroots. The institute aims at creating knowledge solutions, promote scientific pursuit and provide requisite facilities for a purposeful moulding of the man power. The institute will promote and initiate scientific studies on the socio-educational conditions particularly of the marginalized segments and also will conduct academic training programs. The academic team of the institute is drawn from a number of social disciplines including those from Sociology, Economics, Social Work, Psychology, Education, Statistics and. The research interests of the team address scientific methods of inquiry, studies on social exclusion, efficiency and effectiveness of public education systems, psychometric career assessment, grassroots social development etc.