The roles of PRC are multidimensional focusing the planning of population ,health and family welfare programmes through survey research . The research findings are being incorporated in population policy formulation and midcourse corrections of ongoing programmes like National Rural Health Mission (NRHM),Reproductive and Child Health etc. of Govt of India. The research includes proposal formulation, design of sampling, training /capacity building, data collection, supervision, monitoring , analysis and report writing. The inferences have been used for planning and implementation of policies and programmes related to population and health of the state and nation.
The centre was successful in establishing research linkages with Directorate of Health services ,Govt of Kerala; International Institute for Population Sciences ,Mumbai; ORC-Macro International; National Commission on Population, Govt of India;DST, Govt of India ; Department of Economics and Statistics, Govt of Kerala and Department of Social welfare, Govt of Kerala through its fifty years of population and health research.
1.Major Funded Projects
1 National Family Health Survey -1 1992-1993
3. Ongoing Projects
3. Approved studies under the Annual Action Plan 2009-10
1 A Study on Elderly Abuse in Kerala