Social Science Division
The division of social sciences comprising of scientists from the field of Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Statistics undertakes broadly the socio-economic research pertaining to rice development. Characterization of resources, socio-economic and institutional constraint analysis, creation and maintenance of data base are the major research activities. Besides, the division is engaged in capacity building of stakeholders, dissemination of rice production technologies through publications, advisory services, exhibition, workshop, interface, special days etc. Findings emanating from the various research projects have been used in developing policies, programmes, models and approaches for sustainable rice production.