International Institute for Population Sciences

The International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) serves as a regional Institute for Training and Research in Population Studies for the ESCAP region. It was established in Mumbai in July 1956, till July 1970 it was known as the Demographic Training and Research Centre (DTRC) and till 1985 it was known as the International Institute for Population Studies (IIPS). The Institute was re-designated to its present title in 1985 to facilitate the expansion of its academic activities and was declared as a 'Deemed University' in August 19, 1985 under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The recognition has facilitated the award of recognized degrees by the Institute itself and paved the way for further expansion of the Institute as an academic institution.

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Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI): An Investigation of Health, Economic, and Social Well-being of India’s Growing Elderly Population

The LASI pilot sought information on households and older individuals in the respective households. The analysis of LASI pilot data revealed insightful evidence on reported and measured health status...

Section: Reports

by Arokiasamy Perianayagam | On 06 Jan 2021

Estimation of Effective Reproduction Numbers for COVID-19 using Real-Time Bayesian Method for India and its States

This study assesses the impact of nation-wide lockdown in slowing down the spread of the COVID-19 at the national and state level. An attempt has also been made to examine the important state-level...

Section: Reports

by Rishabh Tyagi | On 20 May 2020

Is Delhi enjoying Better Air Quality? A Note on the Effect of COVID-19 Lockdown on Air Pollution

The global spread of COVID-19 has restricted the anthropogenic activities across the world. This has led to some unexpected alterations in the environment. As industries, transport networks, and b...

Section: Reports

by Ankit Sikarwar | On 14 May 2020

On Issues With Covid19 Data And Why Kerala Stands Out In India

Quality of data released by Government having high COVID 19 numbers was analyzed. Parameters considered are timeliness of the publication of daily reports, accessibility of reports, sufficiency of t...

Section: Reports

by Viraj Mahesh Vibhute | On 29 Apr 2020

Assessing the Impact of Complete Lockdown on COVID-19 Infections in India and its Burden on Public Health Facilities

The COVID-19 has emerged as a global public health concern due to a large-scale community-based outbreak across countries. The number of confirmed cases has also increased in India in the past few w...

Section: Reports

by Laxmi Kant Dwivedi | On 25 Apr 2020

The COVID-19, Migration and Livelihood in India

Sudden eruption of migration crisis resulting from the out-break of COVID-19 again reminds us the urgency of the matter. This policy paper presents how our understanding of migration and livelihood...

Section: Reports

by R. B. Bhagat | On 14 Apr 2020

Post Covid-19: Recovering and Sustaining India’s Growth

The paper discusses past virtuous growth cycles in India and argues that the post Covid-19 macro-financial package is an opportunity to trigger another such cycle, by raising marginal propensities t...

Section: Working Papers

by Ashima Goyal | On 01 Apr 2020

National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3) India: Andhra Pradesh

This report presents the key findings of the NFHS-3 survey in Andhra Pradesh. The survey provides trend data on key indicators and includes information on several new topics, such as HIV/AIDS-related...

Section: Reports

by Arokiasamy Perianayagam | On 01 Nov 2008