KIRAT - Fellowship Programme

Study Topics

  • Social Anthropology
  • Geological studies
  • Historical studies
  • Archaeological and cultural studies
  • Architectural history
  • Vernacular building techniques
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Biodiversity
  • Women’s Economic Empowerment/livelihoods
  • Conservation
  • Environmental degradation
  • Changing socio-cultural indicators- how the earthquake disaster has affected the prevailing order, and disruptive patterns and future challenges
  • Role of NGOs and CSOs in disaster emergencies and rehabilitation
  • Strategies for disaster mitigation
  • Primary Health care
  • Medical and Health issues –specific diseases and disabilities related to earthquake
  • Physical and mental trauma – how it has affected society – societal change
  • Changing value systems and their impact osocial cohesion
  • Development indicators
  • Livelihood patterns – issues of economic survival
  • Status of MDGs
  • Impact of new construction techniques
  • Gender parity
  • Medicinal herbs
  • Trees and orchards
  • Soil affinities and growth
  • Earth and soil
  • Geology of earthquakes
  • Renewable energy sources