GOKHALE INSTITUTE OF POLITICS & ECONOMICS

Deemed to be University u/s 3 of UGC Act, 1956

Re-accredited by NAAC with Grade 'A'
Population Research Centre (PRC)

Population Research Centre (PRC)

Established by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the Population Research Centre at the Institute is credited with pioneering methodologies in demographic surveys. The PRC has undertaken studies on various dimensions of the family planning programme at its various stages starting with communication methods, adoption of spacing methods, maternal and child health, RCH approach of the programme, RTI/STI, client satisfaction, unwanted pregnancies, etc. The PRC has also undertaken evaluation of the work of NGOs in the field of family welfare. In recent years the Centre has undertaken evaluation of sterilisation bed reservation scheme, family welfare training institutions, functioning of ultrasound sonography centres, functioning of urban health posts, etc.

In the area of data collection on a wider scale, the Centre has participated in major evaluative and fact-finding surveys and analytical studies.

Some of the major studies undertaken in recent times include:

  • Study on cost of health care in the public hospitals in Maharashtra
  • World Bank-sponsored study on quality of health care (client and provider satisfaction).
  • Demography of India's tribal population
  • Rapid Appraisal of National Rural Health Mission in Gadchiroli District, Maharashtra
  • Seasonal Migration of Labourers in Maharashtra
  • Safe Adolescent Transition and Health Initiative (SATHI):  Midline Evaluation Survey of a Project for Improving the Reproductive Health of Married Adolescent Girls
  • Long-Term Demographic Trends in North-East India
  • Employment and its Linkages in Higher Education: An Analysis among Various Social Groups of India
  • Online Verification of HMIS Data for Maharashtra
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan, 2012-13 for Maharashtra
  • Monitoring of DLHS-4 in Maharashtra
1: 

Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan, 2016-17: Hingoli, Jalgaon, Jalna, and Nanded District, Maharashtra, by Vini Sivanandan, Arun Pisal, R.S. Pol, Akram Khan, and A.P. Prashik

2: 

An Assessment of C section deliveries in Bhandara district, Maharashtra by Vini Sivanandan, Arun Pisal, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol, A.P. Prashik and Vandana Shivnekar

3: 

Morbidity and Mortality pattern of childhood illness in Maharashtra by Vini Sivanandan, Arun Pisal, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol, A.P. Prashik and Vandana Shivnekar

4: 

Water pollution and its relation with waterborne diseases: A study of two rivers Bheema in Solapur and Godavari in Nashik by Vini Sivanandan, Anjali Radkar, Arun Pisal, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol, A.P. Prashik and Vandana Shivnekar

Completed Projects

1: 

1. Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan, 2016-17: (Osmanabad , Satara, Nandurbar, Dhule) District, Maharashtra, by Vini Sivanandan, Arun Pisal, A.P. Prashik R.S. Pol and Akram Khan

2: 

Activities Related to HMIS during 2016-2017, by Vini Sivanandan, Arun Pisal, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol and A.P. Prashik

3: 

Health disparity and Inequities among Disabled Population of India, by Vini Sivanandan, Arun Pisal, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol, A.P. Prashik and Vandana Shivnekar

1: 

Field Visits to the Districts in Connection with HMIS, by Vini Sivanandan, Arun Pisal, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol and A.P. Prashik

2: 

Quarterly Monitoring of Programme Implementation Plan (PIP) under NRHM, 2015-16, Ahemdnagar, Beed, Nagpur, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Palghar, Buldhana, Brihanmumbai Districts, Maharashtra, by Vini Sivanandan, Arun Pisal, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol and A.P. Prashik

3: 

Monthly on-line verification of HMIS data for the districts of Maharashtra, by Vini Sivanandan, Vandana Shivnekar, Arun Pisal, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol and A.P. Prashik

4: 

Evaluation of Free transport and Diet services under Janani-Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK) in Pune, Maharashtra, by Vini Sivanandan, Arun Pisal, R.S. Pol, A.P. Prashik and Vandana Shivnekar

5: 

An Assessment of c section deliveries and linkages with Obstetric Complications in Maharashtra, 2014-15, by Vini Sivanandan, Arun Pisal, and Vandana Shivnekar

6: 

A comparative analysis of malnutrition among children in Maharashtra, by Vini Sivanandan, Vandana Shivnekar, R.S. Pol, Arun Pisal, A.P. Prashik, and Akram Khan

7: 

Evaluation of ASHA Schemes in Maharashtra, 2014-15, by Vini Sivanandan, Arun Pisal, Vandana Shivnekar, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol, and A.P. Prashik

1: 

Quarterly Monitoring of Programme Implementation Plan (PIP) under NRHM", ViniSivanandan, ArunPisal, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol and A.P. Prashik.

2: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan 2014-15 in Giridih District, Jharkhand", ViniSivanandan, A. Khan and R.S. Pol.

3: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan, 2014-15 in Bokaro District, Jharkhand", ViniSivanandan, ArunPisal and A. Prashik.

4: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan 2014-15 in Dhanbad District, Jharkhand", ViniSivanandan, A. Khan and R.S. Pol.

5: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan 2014-15 in Koderma District, Jharkhand", ViniSivanandan, ArunPisal and A. Prashik.

6: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan 2014-15 in Satara District Maharashtra", R.S. Pol, A. Prashik and ViniSivanandan.

7: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan, 2014-15 in Dadra and NagarHaveli", ArunPisal, A. Khan and ViniSivanandan.

8: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan 2014-15 in Gadchiroli District, Maharashtra", ViniSivanandan, ArunPisal and R.S. Pol.

9: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan, 2014-15 in Chandrapur District, Maharashtra", ViniSivanandan, A. Khan and R.S. Pol.

10: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan 2014-15 in Gondiya District, Maharashtra", ViniSivanandan, ArunPisal and A. Prashik.

11: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan 2014-15 in Sangli District, Maharashtra", ViniSivanandan, A. Khan and A. Prashik.

12: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan, 2014-15 in Pune District, Maharashtra", ViniSivanandan and R.S. Pol.", ViniSivanandan, A. Khan and R.S. Pol.

13: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan 2014-15: Kolhapur District, Maharashtra", ViniSivanandan, ArunPisal and R.S. Pol.

14: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan 2014-15 in Bhandara District, Maharashtra", ViniSivanandan, A. Khan, A. Prashik and ArunPisal.

15: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan 2014-15 in Hingoli District, Maharashtra", ArunPisal, A. Prashik and ViniSivanandan.

16: 

"Evaluation of JananiShishuSurakshaKaryakram (JSSK) in Maharashtra",ViniSivanandan, R. Nagarajan, SanjeevaneeMulay, ArunPisal, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol, A.P. Prashik and VandanaShivnekar.

17: 

"Field Visits to the Districts in Connection with HMIS", ViniSivanandan, ArunPisal, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol and A.P. Prashik.

18: 

"Monthly on-line verification of HMIS data for the districts of Maharashtra", ViniSivanandan, VandanaShivnekar, ArunPisal, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol and A.P. Prashik.

19: 

"On-line analysis of HMIS data using Web report studio data for the districts of Maharashtra",ViniSivanandan, VandanaShivnekar, ArunPisal, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol and A.P. Prashik.

1: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of ProgrammeImplementation Plan, 2013-14: HingoliDistrict, Maharashtra", ArunPisal, A.P.Prashik, ViniSivanandan and R. Nagarajan.

2: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of ProgrammeImplementation Plan, 2014-15: KolhapurDistrict, Maharashtra", ViniSivanandan,ArunPisal and R.S. Pol.

3: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of ProgrammeImplementation Plan, 2014-15: SangliDistrict, Maharashtra", Akram Khan, A.P.Prashik and ViniSivanandan.

4: 

"An Assessment of ASHA Scheme inMaharashtra", ViniSivanandan, ArunPisal,Akram Khan, R.S. Pol and A.P. Prashik.

5: 

"Activities Related to HMIS during 2013-2014", ViniSivanandan, ArunPisal, AkramKhan, R.S. Pol and A.P. Prashik.

6: 

"Evaluation of JananiShishuSurakshaKaryakram (JSSK) in Maharashtra", R.Nagarajan, ViniSivanandan, SanjeevaneeMulay, ArunPisal, Akram Khan, R.S. Pol,A.P. Prashik and VandanaShivnekar.

7: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of ProgrammeImplementation Plan, 2014-15: GadchiroliDistrict, Maharashtra", ViniSivanandan,ArunPisal and R.S. Pol.

8: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of ProgrammeImplementation Plan, 2014-15: BhandaraDistrict, Maharashtra", Akram Khan, A.P.Prashik and ViniSivanandan.

9: 

"Monitoring and Evaluation of ProgrammeImplementation Plan, 2014-15: PuneDistrict, Maharashtra", ViniSivanandanand R.S. Pol.

1: 

Regional Growth Strategies for the Region Covered by Development Board (Rest of Maharashtra), Government of Maharashtra

2: 

Comprehensive Nutrition Survey of Maharashtra, UNICEF and International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai

3: 

Monthly On-line Verification of HMIS Data for the Districts of Maharashtra

4: 

Safe Adolescent Transition and Health Initiative (SATHI), Midline Evaluation, Institute of Health Management, Pachod

5: 

Field Visits to the Districts in Connection with HMIS

6: 

Analysis of Quality of HMIS Data for Maharashtra and its Districts 2012-13

7: 

Monitoring of DLHS-4 in Maharashtra

8: 

Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan, 2012-13: Dadra & Nagar Haveli (UT)

9: 

Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan, 2012-13: Raigad District, Maharashtra

10: 

Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan, 2012-13: Nandurbar District, Maharashtra

11: 

Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan, 2012-13: Sindhudurg District, Maharashtra

12: 

Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan, 2012-13: Maharashtra

13: 

Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan, 2012-13: Maharashtra

14: 

Monitoring and Evaluation of Programme Implementation Plan, 2012-13: Maharashtra

1: 

Employment and its Linkages in Higher Education: An Analysis among Various Social Groups of India

2: 

Socio-Economic Inequalities in Maternal Morbidity in India: A Decomposing Analysis

3: 

Domestic Violence and HIV/AIDS Epidemics - An Exploration

4: 

Long-Term Demographic Trends in North-East India 1901-2001

5: 

Child Right Situational Analysis of Children of Families Engaged in the Sugarcane Farming in Maharashtra, Save the Children

6: 

Safe Adolescent Transition and Health Initiative (SATHI): Midline Evaluation Survey of a Project for Improving the Reproductive Health of Married Adolescent Girls in Five Districts of Maharashtra

7: 

An Evaluation of NBCFDC Schemes in the State of Gujarat, National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation (Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment), New Delhi

8: 

Online Verification of HMIS Data for Maharashtra

9: 

Analysis of Quality of HMIS Data for Maharashtra and its Districts

10: 

Underlying Causes for Data Error in HMIS in Maharashtra: A Case Study of Aurangabad District

11: 

Underlying Causes for Data Error in HMIS in Maharashtra: A Case Study of Yawatmal District

12: 

Underlying Causes for Data Error in HMIS in Maharashtra: A Case Study of Kolhapur District

1: 

Employment and its Linkages in Higher Education: An Analysis among Various Social Groups of India

2: 

Socio-Economic Inequalities in Maternal Morbidity in India: A Decomposing Analysis

3: 

Domestic Violence and HIV/AIDS Epidemics - An Exploration

4: 

Long-Term Demographic Trends in North-East India 1901-2001

5: 

Safe Adolescent Transition and Health Initiative (SATHI): Midline Evaluation Survey of a Project for Improving the Reproductive Health of Married Adolescent Girls in Five Districts of Maharashtra, Institute of Health Management

6: 

An Evaluation of NBCFDC Schemes in the State of Gujarat, National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation (Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment,)

1: 

Seasonal Migration of Labourers in Maharashtra, Janarth, Aurangabad

2: 

Rapid Appraisal of National Rural Health Mission: Gadchiroli District, Maharashtra