Prof. K. Srinivas

Head Project Management Unit





NIEPA undertakes a number of sponsored as well as in-house research projects for which project Staff are appointed as per the approval accorded by the Competent Authority. These positions are purely temporary/contractual; and are managed keeping in view the specific requirements of individual research studies and development programmes. The Institute undertakes projects and sponsored studies, funded by its Nodal Ministry, other Departments/States, PSUs and the International Organizations. To handle all the administrative activities pertaining to various research projects, it was resolved in the 16th meeting of the Board of Management to create the Project Management Unit (PMU) in NIEPA. Subsequently, the PMU was established vide Notification No.22-1/2012-Acad dated February, 02, 2014.Presently, the PMU is headed by Prof. K. Srinivas, Head ICT and Project Management Unit.

Management all the activities of various projects undertaken in the Institute and the matters pertaining to the Project Staff right from the stage of recruitment till the end of their contractual service are handled by the Project Management Unit, constituted for the purpose with the approval of the Board of Management.

Handling all the matters concerning the funding as well as accounting of these projects.

Obtaining the updated progress reports from the faculty members at the end of every quarter and preparation of the lists of the completed and on-going research studies based on these progress reports.

Preparation of the advertisement and briefs of the applications.

Conducting the meetings of the Screening Committees and Selection Committees for interviews for various project positions and preparations of Minutes.

Recruitment and appointment of Project Staff to be deployed in various projects and also in administrative departments, sections, units and centres.

Processing of all the requests received for fresh appointments and extension of the project staff after thorough examination of each case.

Maintenance of personal files, leave records, attendance etc. in respect of the all-project staff.

Preparation of the monthly salary of the project staff.

Issue of Offer letters, relieving, experience and other related certificates/documents to the project staff on completion of their term or on tendering resignation by any of them

Processing of the cases pertaining to the maternity leave to the female project employees and make recommendations in accordance with the rules and regulations on the subject matter

Issue of Notifications regarding initiation of the new projects and further extension (if any) of the term of the project and the term of appointment of the project staff from time to time

Handling all matters pertaining to the externally funded projects.

Processing the matters related to the transfer of money to the states.


PMU looks after the works related to the Grants-in-Aid Scheme of the Ministry of Education, Govt. India, which involves:

Preparation of the briefs of the proposals received from various organizations for grants in aid and present them before the Grants-in-Aid Committee (GIAC) to facilitate them during the meetings.

Conduct of the meetings of the GIAC and preparation of the Minutes of the meetings.

Issue of sanction letters.

Maintaining records of the each of the grantee institutions separately.

Monitoring the timely receipt of the required documents and subsequent disbursement of grants after examination of the documents.


NIEPA has constituted an Internal Research Review Committee to have sound mechanism and strategy to disseminate the research through publications in various forms like report book, research papers, occasional papers etc. IRRC also reviews the new research proposals submitted by the NIEPA faculty members before they are sent to the external reviewers for their comments. PMU assists the Internal Research Review Committee in the following ways:

By maintaining records of all the research studies to be placed for the consideration by the IRRC.

Conducting the meetings of the IRRC from time to time and preparing the Minutes in consultation with the Committee.

Communicating decisions and recommendations of the Committee to the concerned and taking necessary action on the recommendations of the Committee.

S.No. Name Designation Email Id.
1. Prof K Srinivas Head ICT &PMU ksrinivas[at]niepa[dot]ac[dot]in
2. Shri Bharat Bhushan Jain Stenographer Grade-I bharat[at]niepa[dot]ac[dot]in
S.No. Name Designation
1. Vacant Project Consultant
2. Vacant Project Manager
3. Mrs. Komal Mohindru Project Junior Consultant
4. Ms. Shilpa Sharma Project Administrative Assistant/Accountant
5. Ms. Geeta Project Data Entry Operator
S.No. Project staff details Total
1. Project Staff working in different positions as on 31.5.22 80

Department-wise Ongoing Research Studies Till March 2022

S.No. Name of the Study Principal Investigator
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PLANNING
1. An Educational Atlas on Gender: A District Level Representation Dr. SumanNegi
Prof. Mona Khare
2. Public-Pvt. Mix in Secondary Education in India: Size and In-school Facilities and Intake Profile Dr. N.K. Mohanty
Prof. S.M.I.A. Zaidi
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION
3. Third All India Survey of Educational Administration Prof. Kumar Suresh
4. Study of Structure and Functions of Educational Administration Prof. Kumar Suresh
Dr. Manju Narula
Dr. Vineeta Sirohi
5. Status, Role and Responsibilities of District and Block Education Officers in Educational Administration Professor Kumar Suresh
Dr. ManjuNarula
Dr. V. Sucharita
6. Federalism and Union-State Relations in Educational Governance in India Prof. Kumar Suresh
7. Skill Formation and Employability: A Study of Youth in India Prof. Vineeta Sirohi
8. Impact of Covid-19 on Learning Equity of Children in Afro-Asian Countries Prof. Kumar Suresh
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL Policy
9. A Study of Scholarship Scheme and Educational Mobility among the Scheduled Caste Children at the Secondary Level in Odisha Dr. S.K. Mallik
10. Study of the implementation of the Provision of 25 per cent seats to the Children of the Weaker Sections and Disadvantaged Groups in Private Schools under the Right to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 in selected states: Policy and Practices Prof. Avinash Kumar Singh
11. Political Economy of Higher Education Reform in India: Comparative Perspective. Prof. Manisha Priyam
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL FINANCE
12. Spatial Dynamics of Comparative Advantage in Educational Development Prof. Mona Khare
DEPARTMENT OF SCHOOL AND NON-FORMAL EDUCATION
13. A Study of Governance, Regulation and Quality Assurance in Teacher Education Prof. Pranati Panda
14. A Comparative Study on “Girls’ Education in Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh” Dr. Madhumita Bandyopadhyay
DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER AND PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
15. Library facilities in Indian undergraduate colleges and its impact on students’ academic performance Dr. Sangeeta Angom
16. Autonomy In Indian Higher Education Institutions Dr. Neeru Snehi
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
17. A Pilot Study Geo-Spatial Information System of School Education Shri. Anugula N Reddy
DEPARTMENT OF TRAINING & CAPACITY BUILDING IN EDUCATION
18. A Comparative Study of Social Dynamics in School Management in Educationally Backward Block and Non Educationally Backward Block of Rajasthan Dr. Mona Sedwal
19. An Intensive Study to Critically Examine the Present vis-à-vis Futuristic Role and Functions of Educational Administrators in order to Identify Training Needs Prof. B. K. Panda and
Dr. Mona Sedwal
CENTRE FOR POLICY RESEARCH IN HIGHER EDUCATION (CPRHE)
20. Employment and Employability of Higher Education Graduates in India Professor Mona Khare
21. Quality of Higher Education in India: A Study of External and Internal Quality Assurance at the Institutional Level Dr. Anupam Pachauri
ICT
22. Instructional design in Indian Higher Education: Status, Review, Challenges and Recommendations Prof. K. Srinivas
Unit for International Cooperation
23. India-ASEAN relations: Leveraging Education for enhanced partnership Dr. Tshering
Chonzom Bhutia
24. Case Studies of International Branch Campus (IBC) in Dubai, Malaysia, South Africa, Europe and Qatar: Lessons for India Dr. Tshering Chonzom Bhutia
Additional authors: Dr. Anamika, Mr.Eldho Mathews, Dr. Binay Prasad, Mr. Alok Ranjan

Department-wise Research Studies Completed During the Period 2016-21



Department-wise Research Studies Completed During the Period 2021-22



S.No. Name of the Study Principal Investigator
DEPARTMENT OF SCHOOL AND NON-FORMAL EDUCATION
1. Situational Analysis on the Uses of Frontier Technologies in Teaching and Learning in Primary and Secondary Education. Prof. Pranati Panda
Mr. A. N. Reddy
CENTRE FOR POLICY RESEARCH IN HIGHER EDUCATION
2. Situational Analysis on the Uses of Frontier Technologies in Teaching and Learning in Primary and Secondary Education. Dr. C. M. Malish
Dr. Nidhi S. Sabharwal
3. Modules: Diversity and Discrimination in Higher Education Institutions Dr. Nidhi S. Sabharwal
Dr. C.M. Malish
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION
4. Decision-Making Process at the DEO office in Gurgaon district in the State of Haryana: A Pilot Study Dr. Vineeta Sirohi
5. MHRD Study: “Involvement of Teachers in Non-Teaching Activities and its Effect on Education: An All India Study of Time Spent By Teachers on Election and Election Related Duties”. Prof. Vineeta Sirohi
6. Third All India Survey of Educational Administration Submitted the report of Delhi and Rajasthan State Prof. Kumar Suresh
NATIONAL CENTRE FOR SCHOOL LEADERSHIP
7. Leadership Structure, Practices and Models for Small Schools: Challenges and Evolution Dr. Kashyapi Awasthi
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