Research & Development

On going Research Projects:
  1. A Study of Evaluation of Shyama Prasad Mukerjee Rurban Mission - Phase I –Zone -3 States of Gujarat and Rajasthan, Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) Government of India, January 2020. Prof. Yogesh C. Joshi (Principal Investigator) and Prof.Darshana Dave. With other faculty of University.

  2. UGC's Special Assistance Programe -DRS-III on the theme "Managing Transformation of Rural Economy" since 2018 to 2023. Coordinator- Prof. Yogesh C. Joshi and Dy. Coordinator, Prof.Darshana Dave


Research projects Completed:
  1. An Endline survey of Knowledge Attitude and Practices (KAP) of Electors in Gujarat, Election Commission of India, Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Gujarat State, Gandhinagar, May 2020. Prof. Yogesh C. Joshi (Principal Investigator) and Prof.Darshana Dave.

  2. Principal Investigator, A Study of Post Project Evaluation of Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) Phase I – Zone 2 - States of Gujarat and Rajasthan, Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) Government of India, 2019. Prof. Yogesh C. Joshi (Principal Investigator) and Prof.Darshana Dave. With other faculty of University

  3. A study of Skills and Capabilities of Youth in Rural Areas of Gujarat- a major research project by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth development, 2018, Dr.Yogesh C. Joshi and Dr.Darshana R. Dave

  4. Preparation of District Human Development Report of Panchmahal District to strengthen district level plan in Gujarat assigned by GIDS, Government of Gujarat, Dr.Yogesh C. Joshi (Convenor) and Dr.Raju M. Rathod in 2017 With other faculty of University.

  5. UGC's Special Assistance Programe -DRS-II on the theme "Consumer Research in Rural Areas" since 2011 to 2016. Coordinator- Prof. Rajnikant P. Patel and Dy. Coordinator, Prof.Darshana Dave.

  6. UGC's Special Assistance Programme -DRS-I on the theme "Consumer Education and Research" during 2004 -2009.

  7. District Human Development Report of Dang District, assigned by UNDP and Government of Gujarat, Dr.Yogesh C. Joshi.

  8. UGC's Major Research Project on " Consumer Behaviour and Impulsive Buying for Organized Retail Stores in Gujarat during 2012-14. Principal Investigator Dr. Darshana Dave.

  9. UGC's Major Research Project on "Metrics Linking marketing to Financial Performance: Comparative Study of Public and Private Sector Banks" during 2011 to 2013. Principal Investigator Dr. Raju M. Rathod.

  10. UGC's Major Research Project on " Corporate Governance in Cement Industry: an in-depth study of Selected Cement manufacturing Companies in India". during 2011 to 2013. Principal Investigator Dr. Ashish C. Mehta.

  11. UGC's Major Research Project on Environmental Management System: Expectations, Experiences and benefits, A Study of some ISO – 14000 certified companies in India. Dr. H.J. Jani Principal Investigator & Dr. Yogesh. C. Joshi Co-investigator

  12. UGC's Major Research Project on "A study of Management of public policies for poverty alleviation: Role of other stakeholders and Institutional changes on Gujarat and Rajasthan in Western India"; Dr. Yogesh C. Joshi,Principal Investigator