The Centre takes up research in different areas. Over the past few years, the Centre has built up special competency for undertaking Evaluation studies including process evaluations and cost-benefit evaluations, Impact Assessment of various developmental and other programmes, Concurrent monitoring of the different schemes being implemented in the country to give continuous feed back on programme implementation, Social Surveys/Status Studies, Market Research, Techno-Economic Feasibility and Diagnostic Studies. The Centre has the requisite expertise in data collection through different methods, data analysis, interpretation and reporting. The Centre also undertakes research work in areas like Entrepreneurship and Marketing.