Research & Development

On going Research Projects:
  1. 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, 2016, Dr.Yogesh C. Joshi and Dr.Darshana R. Dave

  2. Preparation ofDistrict Human Development Report of Panchmahal District to strengthen district level plan in Gujarat assigned by GIDS, Government of Gujarat, Dr.Yogesh C. Joshi and Dr.Raju M. Rathod.


Research projects Completed:
  1. 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.
  2. UGC's Special Assistance Programme -DRS-I on the theme "Consumer Education and Research" during 2004 -2009.
  3. District Human Development Report of Dang District, assigned by UNDP and Government of Gujarat, Dr.Yogesh C. Joshi.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. UGC's Major Research Project on Environmental Management System: Expectations, Experiences and benefits, A Study of some ISO – 14000certified companies in India.Dr. H.J. Jani Principal Investigator &Dr. Yogesh. C. Joshi Co-investigator
  8. 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