The Council for Social and Digital Development (CSDD) activities veers around:

  • Develop and coordinate new research projects and collaborations
  • Provide a platform for the exchange of knowledge between Northeast India, South and South East Asia based academics
  • Expand academic engagement with new South and South East Asian partners
  • Host public events, including lectures, festivals and seminars
  • Facilitate online debate on Northeast India, South and South East Asian issues, through blogs and social media
  • Forecast political, economic, environmental and development trends across the regions. 

Upcoming Projects

These programmes pursue a variety of projects including the following, some of which are upcoming research and policy projects of CSDD:

  • Strengthening and Improving Access and Demand Uptake on Public Schemes Information and Entitlement Benefits
  • Institutional and Community level approaches to deal with Increasing Cyber Crimes in Assam
  • Understanding Gender Digital Divide in North East India
  • Politics of Domestic Resource Mobilization for Social Development in North East India
  • Potential and Limits of Social and Solidarity Economy
  • Understanding the Directions in Social Policy: Alternatives from and for North East India
  • Meaningful Connectivity and Access
  • Emerging Digital Society in North East India
  • Digital Transformation of Local Economy
  • Social and Digital Challenges in Digital Economy Gains
  • Social and Solidarity Economy for the SDGs: Spotlight on the Social Economy
  • Overcoming Inequalities in a Post Covid-19 North East India: Between Elite Power and Social Mobilization
  • Sustainable Development Performance Indicators
  • Transformative Adaptation to Climate Change in North East India
  • North East-Mainland Migration, Inequality and Development Hub
  • CSDD is working on a new way of sourcing projects in the form of an “Ideas Incubator”, in which it actively seeks partners to expand its research portfolio.