Social Sector

Democracy Survey

Observer Research Foundation (ORF), a New Delhi based research think tank, has commissioned a multinational study titled ‘Democracy Survey’. The objective of the study is to seek opinion of the public in general on democracy and is aimed at understanding the citizens’ perceptions on identified areas around the prevailing political environment in selected countries. BRIEF ....Read more

Identifying Natural Resource Based Rural Development Projects in Chhattisgarh

Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) commissioned Bureau of Research on Industry & Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) to participate in a study on implementation of UPNRM - Umbrella Program in Natural Resource Management (UPNRM) - programme in selected districts of Chhattisgarh. The objective of the program was to “enhance the effectiveness of selected public and ....Read more

Challenges Faced by Hi-tech Start-ups and Early Growth Stage Firms in their Growth Trajectory

Wadhwani Foundation commissioned Bureau of Research on Industry & Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) to conduct a survey on the challenges faced by Hi-tech start-ups and early growth stage firms in India. The study was sponsored by the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The aim of this project was to identify and analyze various ....Read more

Community Awareness Building on Girl Child and Conscientiousness Building on the Pre-conception, Pre-natal, Diagnostic Testing (PCPNDT) Act

Bureau of Research on Industry and Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) conducted a survey on behalf of IDF for their study, ‘Community Awareness Building on Girl Child and Conscientiousness Building on the Pre-conception, Pre-natal, Diagnostic Testing (PCPNDT) Act’. The overall objective of the project under evaluation was to create mass awareness about the consequences of female foeticide ....Read more

Skill Gap Assessment for the State of Uttarakhand

Bureau of Research on Industry and Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) conducted a study, ‘Skill Gap Assessment for the State of Uttarakhand’ in collaboration with Ernst & Young. The objective of the study primarily revolved around socio-economic profile – demographics, economic profile of the district by industry, and state of education - Identify developmental opportunities keeping in ....Read more

Strengthening Women’s Social, Economic and Political Empowerment

Bureau of Research on Industry and Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) conducted a survey for the Indian Development Foundation study, ‘Strengthening Women’s Social, Economic and Political Empowerment’, to evaluate an IKEA initiative. BRIEF conducted the survey, with a sample of around 5,000 in 3 districts – Mirzapur (City block and Ramnagar block), Jaunpur (Rampur and Barsathi blocks) and in ....Read more