Malcolm & Elizabeth Adiseshiah Trust


Grants to various institutions

Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi: The Trust created a Chair in the Institute of Social Sciences in the name of Dr.Malcolm Adiseshiah and the expenditure incurred by the Professor appointed to the Chair is met out of this fund. Prof. Arun Kumar, formerly with the Centre for Economic studies and Planning, JNU, New Delhi has been occupying the chair from 1st August 2017.

India International Centre, New Delhi: The centre undertakes the work of Mid-Year Review of Indian Economy every year from the grant released.

Indian Association of Social Science Institutions, New Delhi: The organization makes use of the fund released for creating National Social Science Information Systems for the benefit of academic institutions.

Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum – Scholarships, guest/Public lectures: This institution makes use of the grant released by the Trust for awarding Ph.D scholarship to deserving students and for conducting Public lectures and seminars.

Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS) – Regular fellowship and other programmes: Grant released by the trust is utilized for awarding regular Ph.D scholarship and Scholarships for students who are not able to complete their Ph.D in 3 years. Other programmes such as organizing founder’s day lectures, seminars etc. Are also funded by M&EA Trust on request by MIDS.

Malcolm & Elizabeth Adiseshiah Trust, Asian College of Journalism Campus, Second Main Road, Taramani, Chennai - 600 113, Tamil Nadu, India
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