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

Annesha Mukherjee

Integrated MPhil/PhD Programme  2018-20


Rahul Ranjan

MPhil Programme  2019-21