Research(1994-2020)

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Research Activities

The Institute undertakes research and studies either on its own or on sponsored basis and provides consultancy in the field of growth and development of micro, small and medium enterprises across North East India and beyond. The Institute also acts as a catalyst and a resource centre for providing various inputs on policy formulation for promoting entrepreneurship and development of micro, small, medium enterprises to the Central and State governments. Another major focus area is evaluation of various Central and State government organisations and schemes. Action Research is also undertaken on development of MSMEs.

 

RESEARCH STUDIES  
Sl No Title of Research / Studies Project In Charge Year of Completion
 1 Rating Tool for Farmer Producer Organization (FPOs) of North East India sponsored by Innovative Change Collaborative Services Pvt. Ltd (ICCo) Abhijit Sharma, Santanu M Deka, Liza Bhattacharyya 2019-2020
 2 Diagnostic Study Report (DSR) and Detailed Project Report (DPR) of 16 Clusters of Assam, Manipur, Nagaland and Uttarakhand sponsored by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Govt. of India Santanu M Deka 2019-2020
 3 Diagnostic Study Report (DSR) and Detailed Project Report (DPR) of 18 Clusters of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and West Bengal sponsored by Small and Medium Enterprises, Govt. of India. Santanu M Deka 2018-2019
 4 A Report on Cluster Development Initiatives in North East India 2015-2018 sponsored by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Govt. of India. Sriparna B. Baruah 2018
 5 Handicraft Industry – A Case of Cane and Bamboo Sector in North Eastern Region sponsored by National Band for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) Abhijit Sharma, Santanu M Deka 2018
 6 100 Percent Physical Verification & Concurrent Evaluation of PMEGP Beneficiaries in Tripura for the year 2015-16 and 2016-17 sponsored by KVIC, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India Biraj Das 2015-2017
 7 100 Percent Physical Verification & Concurrent Evaluation of PMEGP Beneficiaries in Assam for the year 2011-12,2013-14,2014-15,2015-16 and 2016-17 sponsored by KVIC, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India Biraj Das 2011-2017
 8 The Tale of Clusters from NE India sponsored by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Govt. of India Sriparna B. Baruah, Mita Nath Bora 2016
 9 District Agro Industrial Cluster Development Plan (DAICDP)  sponsored by ARIAS Society , Khanapara, Assam Sriparna B. Baruah, Santanu M Deka 2016
 10 Assessment of District Industries and Commerce Center (DICC) in the districts of Assam prioritized for the proposed World Bank aided Agri - Business and Rural Transformation Project (APART) sponsored by ARIAS Society, Khanapara, Assam Sriparna B. Baruah 2016
 11 Diagnostic Study Report of 8 clusters of Assam sponsored by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Govt. of India Santanu M Deka 2015
 12 Impact Evaluation Study of ESDP and MSE-CDP in NE Regions- ongoing sponsored by Ministry of MSDE, GOI A.K. Baruah 2015
 13 Detailed Project Report of NINGNOMTHONG REED CLUSTER, Manipur sponsored by Khadi and Village Industries Commission Santanu M. Deka 2015
 14 Impact Assessment of CDP in eight NE States sponsored by Central Silk Board Santanu M. Deka 2015
 15 100 Percent Physical Verification & Concurrent Evaluation of PMEGP Beneficiaries in Mizoram for the year 2011-12,2012-13 and 2013-14 sponsored by KVIC, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India. Biraj Das 2011-2014
 16 Cluster Development Initiative in North East India 2008-14 sponsored by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Govt. of India Sriparna B. Baruah, Hemanta Rabha 2014
 17 Diagnostic study for five MSME Cluster sponsored by DC-MSME Sriparna B. Baruah 2014
 18 Detail Survey of Micro, Cottage and Khadi & Village Industries for the State of Assam sponsored by Industries Department, Government of Assam Santanu M. Deka 2014
 19 Baseline Survey of 10 Blocks for Promotion of Livelihood Cluster sponsored by OIL India Ltd. Sriparna B. Baruah, Santanu M. Deka 2014
 20 Study On Skill Need Assessment For Urban Poor For Aizwal City, Mizoram sponsored by UDPA Department, Government of Mizoram Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2014
 21 Evaluation of Project under STEP Scheme on Shitake Mushroom Cultivation sponsored by Ministry of Women and Child Development Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2013
 22 100 Percent Physical Verification & Concurrent Evaluation of PMEGP Beneficiaries in Nagaland for the year 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13 sponsored by KVIC, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India Biraj Das 2008-2013
 23 Critical Evaluation of EDF Project sponsored by APEDA, Ministry of Commerce and Industry , GoI Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2013
 24 A Diagnostic Study for Development of Handicraft Sector in Tirap and Longding Districts of Arunachal Pradesh sponsored by AIDA Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2012
 25 Documentation of the Best Practices in Implementation of the SJSRY Programme in the North Eastern States sponsored by Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA), Government of India Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2012
 26 Impact assessment of SJSRY Scheme in North East India sponsored by Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA), Government of India Biraj Das 2011
 27 Impact Assessment of NEC Schemes in NER sponsored by NEC W. Ranjit Singh, Santanu M. Deka, Ratna Bhuyan 2011
 28 Study and Documentation of industrial infrastructure and support institution for inclusive development of micro units in cluster forms in NER sponsored by DC-MSME Sriparna B. Baruah, Ratna Bhuyan 2011
 29 Diagnostic study on Incense Stick Making Cluster, Kakopathar, Tinsukia sponsored by DC-MSME Sriparna B. Baruah 2011
 30 Diagnostic study on Japi Cluster, Nalbari District sponsored by DC-MSME Sriparna B. Baruah 2011
 31 Baseline survey of MSME units in Nagaland supported through PMEGP sponsored by Khadi and Village Industries Commission Biraj Das 2011
 32 Baseline survey of MSME units in Assam supported through PMEGP sponsored by Khadi and Village Industries Commission Biraj Das 2011
 33 100 Percent Physical Verification & Concurrent Evaluation of PMEGP Beneficiaries in Assam during 2008-09 and 2009-10 sponsored by KVIC, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India Biraj Das 2010
 34 Impact Assessment of NBCFDC Schemes in Tripura sponsored by National Backward Classes and Finance Development Corporation Ratna Bhuyan 2010
 35 Cluster Development Approach for Development of Enterprises for Urban Poor in North East India sponsored by Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA), Government of India Biraj Das 2010
 36 Case Study on Successful Micro Enterprises of NER States sponsored by Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA), Government of India Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2010
 37 Study on Capacity Building of Entrepreneurship Development Consultants in NER sponsored by Consultancy Development Center, DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology , GoI W. Ranjit Singh, Ratna Bhuyan 2010
 38 Diagnostic Study Report On Jalukie Handloom Cluster, Nagaland sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India Sirparna B. Baruah 2010
 39 Diagnostic Study Report On Hapania Jute Craft Cluster, Tripura sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India Sirparna B. Baruah 2010
 40 Diagnostic Study Report On Asarikandi Terracotta Cluster, Dhubri sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India Sriparna B. Baruah 2010
 41 Diagnostic Study Report On Rontholi Jwellery Cluster sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India. Sriparna B. Baruah 2010
 42 Diagnostic Study Report On Okhrey Carpet Making Cluster, Sikkim sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India. Sriparna B. Baruah 2010
 43 Impact Assessment of NBCFDC Schemes in Sikkim sponsored by National Backward Classes and Finance Development Corporation Ratna Bhuyan 2009
 44 Development of Women Entrepreneurship in North-East India sponsored by Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA), Government of India Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M.Deka, A.S. Dewan 2009
 45 Skill Need Assessment for Urban Poor sponsored by Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA), Government of India Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M.Deka, A.S. Dewan 2009
 46 Diagnostic Study Report On Seling  Bamboo Cluster, Mizoram sponsored by DC-MSME Sriparna B. Baruah, Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2009
 47 Diagnostic Study Report On Sipajhar Handloom Cluster, Darrang sponsored by DC-MSME Sriparna B. Baruah, Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2009
 48 Diagnostic Study Report On Umden Eri Cluster, Meghalaya sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India Sriparna B. Baruah, Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2008
 49 Diagnostic Study Report On Dirang Food Processing Cluster, Arunachal Pradesh sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India Sriparna B. Baruah, Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2008
 50 Diagnostic Study Report On Tawang Carpet Making Cluster, Arunachal Pradesh sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India Sriparna B. Baruah, Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2008
 51 Diagnostic Study Report On Greater Imphal Jwellery Cluster, Manipur sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India Sriparna B. Baruah, Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2008
 52 Diagnostic Study Report On Khangabok Kouna Cluster, Manipur sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India Sriparna B. Baruah, Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2008
 53 Diagnostic Study Report On Bairabi Bamboo Cluster, Mizoram sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India Sriparna B. Baruah, Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2008
 54 Diagnostic Study Report On Baktawng Wood Carpentry Cluster, Mizoram sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India. Sriparna B. Baruah, Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2008
 55 Diagnostic Study Report On Bogulamari Jute Craft Cluster, Dhubri sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India Sriparna B. Baruah, Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M.Deka 2008
 56 Diagnostic Study Report On Dhamdhama Handloom Cluster, Nalbari sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India Sriparna B. Baruah, Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2008
 57 Diagnostic Study Report On Pyranga Eri Cluster, Boko sponsored by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India. Sriparna B. Baruah, Ratna Bhuyan, Santanu M. Deka 2008
 58 Impact assessment of NREGA in Assam sponsored by Government of Assam S.A. Ahmed, Santanu M. Deka 2008
 59 A Study on Industries based on ancillaries and support services of large and medium industries of North East sponsored by Ministry of Small Scale Industries, Government of India Sriparna B. Baruah 2007
 60 Study on Cori related activities in northeast visa-vis potentialities sponsored by Cori Board K. Ahmed, Sriparna B. Baruah, S. Dutta 2006
 61 Women entrepreneurship and institutional finance sponsored by DCSSI Poonam Singha 2006
 62 Pro-poor dairy development in Assam improving traditional dairy marketing and processing sponsored by International Livestock Research Institute Sriparna B. Baruah 2006
 63 Study on service industry in the northeast : prospect for growth sponsored by Ministry of Small Scale Industries, Government of India Sriparna B.Baruah 2006
 64 A study on the Informal Sector in Guwahati and Neighboring Areas sponsored by Ministry of Small Scale Industries, Government of India sponsored by Ministry of Small Scale Industries, Government of India. K.Ahmed, Sriparna B.Baruah, Tarali Baishya 2006
 65 Purchase pattern of government departments and PSU’s in NER for promotion of viable SSI sponsored by National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) Sriparna B.Baruah 2005
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A study on Entrepreneurship Development Efforts and Needs Assessment for Entrepreneurial Growth in North East Dr. S. B. Baruah 2005
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Preparation of Action for Agricultural Development of Selected Char Area of Barpeta & Nalbari Districts ( Baghbor, Chenga & Barkhetri) Dr. S. B. Baruah 2005
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Evaluation of STEP Projects being implemented by ARTFED for Handloom Weavers Dr. S. B. Baruah 2005
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Profiles of 100 successful entrepreneurs from North East Dr. S. B. Baruah 2005
70
Evaluation cum Impact Study of North East Police Academy, sponsored by the North Eastern Council, Shillong Dr. S. B. Baruah 2004
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A study on the status of Small Scale Industries in the North Eastern States of India, sponsored by the Ministry of Small Scale Industries,Govt. of India Dr. S. B. Baruah 2004
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Study on Evaluation of NEIP'97, sponsored by the Ministry of Small Scale Industries,Govt. of India Dr. S. B. Baruah 2004
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A study of development of Bee-Keeping clusters at Nalbari and Jorhat district of Assam, sponsored by Khadi and Village industries Commission Mr. G.K. Dutta 2004
74
Youth Employment Strategy and Capacity Development in the North eastern Region Dr. S. B. Baruah 2003
75
Impact Cum Evaluation Study: Functioning and working of North Eastern Council since Mr. M.K. Dutta 2003
76
Feasibility study of promoting horticultural produces of Kamrup District of Assam Mr. Gautam Dutta 2003
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Evaluation cum Impact study of "Chief Minister's Self Employment Scheme" in Sikkim Dr. Sriparna B. Baruah 2003
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District Potential Survey of Rural Non Farm Sector, Sibsagar District, Assam, sponsored by NABARD Dr. S. B. Baruah 2003
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A Detail Project Proposal of Marketing and Preservation of Horticultural Produce of Kahibama & Adjoining Villages of Kamrup district of Assam, sponsored by Small Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium, New Delhi G. K. Dutta 2003
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Promotion of Industries in the North Eastern Region Dr. Sriparna B. Baruah 2002
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Evaluation cum Impact Study of NEC Funded ongoing Scheme : Promotion of Industries in NER, sponsored by NEC, Shillong Dr. S. B. Baruah 2002
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Evaluation cum Impact Study : Functioning and Working of North Eastern Council since Inception, sponsored by NEC, Shillong M. K. Dutta 2002
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Diagnostic Studies and Preparation of Action Plans for Terracotta industry in Dhubri district and for Sitalpati Industry in Karimganj district of Assam, sponsored by Directorate of Industries, Govt. of Assam M. K. Dutta 2001
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Concurrent Evaluation of NBCFD Mr. Gautam Dutta 2001
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Feasibility Study Cum Preparation of Action Plan for Economic Development of Smit-Nongkrem and Ri-War areas of Meghalaya, through Self Employment, sponsored by Small Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium, New Delhi W. R. Singh 2001
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PMRY Evaluation (2nd Edition) Dr. Sriparna B. Baruah 2001
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Prospects of Border Trade Mr. G. K. Dutta 2001
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Women entrepreneurship in N.E Dr. Miss P. Sinha 2001
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A Critical Study of the Factors in the Emergence of Women Entrepreneurship in the North East, sponsored by NEDB, Ministry of SSI&ARI Dr. P. Sinha 2001
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Industrial Potential Study of North Tripura district, sponsored by SIDBI W. R. Singh 2000
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100 Successful entrepreneurs Dr. Sriparna B. Baruah 2000
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Study of the Performance of Small Enterprises in Greater Guwahati Area Dr S. K Saikia 1999
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Preparation of Action Plans on Development of Cane and Bamboo Cluster in Cachar district of Assam, Bee Keeping cluster in Cherrapunjee in Meghalaya, Handmade Paper Industry Cluster in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, sponsored by Khadi & Village Industries Commission Dr S. K Saikia and G. K. Dutta 1999
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Prospect of Cement Industry in the North East, sponsored by NEDFi, Guwahati G. K. Dutta 1999
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Study of Effectiveness of EDPs in North East, sponsored by North Eastern Council, Shillong G. K. Dutta 1998
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Concurrent evaluation of PMRY in Assam and Tripura, sponsored by Office of the Development Commissioner, Ministry Small Scale Industries Dr P. Sinha 1997
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Identification of Viable Projects on Food Processing Industries with Special Reference to North Eastern Region Dr S. K Saikia 1997