A.D. Neelakantan was a student of the first batch of the M.Phil. Programme (1975-76) at the Centre. After his tragic demise in 1977, an endowment fund was instituted with contributions from his family, students and staff of the Centre. The purpose of the Endowment is to provide token financial support to deserving scholars to undertake research on socio-economic problems.
A D Neelakantan
A.D.Neelakantan Endowment Prize
Integrated MPhil/PhD Programme 2018-20
MPhil Programme 2019-21