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Projects Funded under Environmental Economics Research Committee (EERC) 
Environmental Economics Research Committee (EERC)
Terms of Reference 
  • To identify priority areas for research support, 
  • To determine types of research support e.g. research projects by faculty members, Ph.D. fellowships, short visits to leading institutions in India or abroad, 
  • To prescribe guidelines for research support, 
  • To evolve procedures for evaluation of research proposals and monitoring progress, 
  • To recommend norms for publication of reports/books, and 
  • To award research grants.

Composition

  • Dr. Jyoti Parikh, Senior Professor, IGIDR, Mumbai Chairperson 
  • Dr. Robin Mukherjee, Professor, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta Member
  • Dr. Sudarshan Iyengar, Professor, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad Member
  • Dr. Paul P.Appasamy, Director, Madras School of Economics, Chennai Member
  • One Foreign expert Member
  • Shri K K Narang, Director, MoEF
  • Dr.R.Ramanathan, IGIDR, Mumbai Member Secretary.

Main functions of the Environmental Economics Research Committee (EERC) 

  • To identify priority areas for research support
  • To determine types of research support e.g. research projects by faculty members, Ph.D. fellowships, short visits to leading institutions in India or abroad,
  • To prescribe guidelines for research support,
  • To evolve procedures for evaluation of research proposals and monitoring progress,
  • To recommend norms for publication of reports/books, and
  • To award research grants.

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The following are the projects funded by the EERC
To view the details of the projects under each category, simply click on the project area.

Area of Environmental Economics

Number of Projects 

Wetlands and Biodiversity 9
Common Property Resources (CPRs) and Forests  8
Water Institutions and Sustainability 7
Marine Ecosystems and Sustainability 4
Agriculture, Environment and Economics 4
Industrial Pollution and Policy  10
Environment, Health and Economics 4
National and International Policy Issues 6
 

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