Madras Institute of Development Studies [MIDS] In Tamil Nadu - College Courses List

Madras Institute of Development Studies -[MIDS]

, Chennai, Tamil Nadu   |   ESTD : 1971   |   Approved By: AICTE   |   Type: Public
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About College

Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS) was established in the year 1971 by Dr. Malcom S Adiseshiah and Mrs. Elizabeth Adiseshiah. The Government of India through the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi, proposed the developing of MIDS into a national institute of social science research and the Institute was reconstituted as a National Institute in March 1977 under the joint sponsorship of the Government of India through the ICSSR and the Government of Tamil Nadu.

  • The Reserve Bank of India established a Chair for applied research in regional economics in 1985
  • It is located at Adyar, Chennai Tamil Nadu

Facts & Figures at MIDS:




56500 books

190 national/International journals

52 e-jounals

Computer labs

1700 series routers

100 user capacity

Research projects

38 completed research projects

17 ongoing projects

Why to join MIDS:

  • It undertakes studies and research regarding to development problems, with special reference to the agro-rural aspects of Tamil Nadu
  • It is the most specialized research institute in India which provides research facilities for students and funds for research projects
  • The governing council of institute includes Institutes’ Director, ICSSR and Trustees and Scientists from four Universities of Southern States

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