Integrated Research and Action for Development

NGO Details :

Name : Integrated Research and Action for Development
Chief Functionary : Dr Jyoti Parikh
Chairman : Dr Kirit S Parikh

First Registration Details :

Unique Id of VO/NGO : DL/2009/0016744
Registered With : Registrar of Cooperative Societies
Type of NGO : Society
Registration No : 43706
City of Registration : New Delhi
State of Registration : Delhi
Date of Registration : 05-09-2002

FCRA details :

FCRA Registration no. : 231660424

Sector/ Key Issues :

Key Issues : Disaster Management, Environment & Forests, Land Resources, New & Renewable Energy, Rural Development & Poverty Alleviation, Scientific & Industrial Research, Science & Technology, Urban Development & Poverty Alleviation, Women’s Development & Empowerment

Operational Area-States :

Assam, Goa, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Orissa, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Uttarkhand, West Bengal

Details of Achievements :

Major Activities/Achievements : Integrated Research and Action for Development-IRADe: IRADe is a fully autonomous advanced research institute , which aims to do research and policy analysis, impart training and serve as a hub of network among various stakeholders. The institute focuses on research for effective action through multidisciplinary and multi-stakeholders groups for executable solutions leading to effective governance. The key focal areas are: 1 Environment and Climate Change 2 Energy and Power System 3 Impact of policy Reforms 4 Poverty Allevation and Gender 5 Action Projects with Communities 6 Training and Capacity Building 7 Policy Analysis and Knowledge Dissemination Rural and Urban Development, Technology Assessment, etc.are some of the cross cutting issues that are not only embedded in research programmes but in Action, Training and Dissemination. IRADe engages with the ministries, public and private sectors, academic experts, NGOs and international agencies. IRADe has done important assignments from MOEF, MNRE, MEA, Planing COmmission, DST, CSO, SEWA, Stanford University-USA, WINROCK International, SANEI, UNDP, UNEP-Geneva, USEPA, British High Commission, ENERGIA International-Netherlands. INSTITUTION ACHIEVEMENTS: 1 IRADe is designated as – Centre of Excellence for Urban Development on Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation-by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) Government of India: Specific Objectives are: – Identify implications of Climate Change for Indian Cities including vulnerability assessment and adaptation challenges. – Analyze Urban Development trends. – take up several Urban case studies. 2 IRADe has been given recognition of Scientific and Industrial Research Organization by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Resrach Organization , Ministry of Science and Technology, India. 3 IRADe is a member of NATCOM- A network of national institutions set up by Ministry of Environoment and Forests (MoEF) for national communicationson Climate Change to UNFCCC 4 IRADe is amember of Climate- Economy Modeling group set up by the Ministry of Environoment and Forests along with TERI and NCAER. 5 IRADe is a National Focal Point for the International Network Gender and Energy Network and has taken up the challenge to make energy sector gender sensitive by taking up the challenge to make energy sector gender sensitive by taking up the gender audit of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy(MNRE0. 6 IRADe as signed MOU with International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis(IIASA) for Collaboration on Energy and Climate Change. OTHER DISTINCTIONS – Dr. Jyoti Parikh, Executive Director the chief of the organization is a member in the Prime Ministers Council on National Action Plan for Climate Change and also a member in the intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). – The Executive Director of IRADe is a council member of Board of Directors of National Institute of Urban affairs( NIUA). – Dr. Jyoti parikh is a recipient of Nobel Prize for contributing to IPCC(intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) in 2007. – IRADe is now involved in evaluation work for Renewable Energy, Franchisee system in Rural power Distribution and Biodiesel in the states like Ngaland, Assam, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Orissa, Gujarat, Haryana Uttarakhand and waste management in Puduchery.

Contact Details :

Address : Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe) C-50, Chota Singh Block, Khelgaon, New Delhi-110049, India
City : New Delhi
State : Delhi
Telephone : 011-46590182
E-mail :
Website Url :
Fax : 011-26495522


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