Welcome to Our Institute

The G.B. Pant Social Science Institute, a constituent Institute of central university Allahabad, is a premiere research and development institute in India established in 1980 under joint support of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and the government of Uttar Pradesh (U.P). It has recently been accorded the status of a constituent unit of the Allahabad University, which was conferred with a central status in 2005. The Institute is unique in its concerns with both theoretical and applied research in social and management sciences, particularly in the fields of socio-economic development, popular culture, public policies and social technologies of modernity. Interdisciplinary perspectives in social research


About Dalit Resource Center

In view of the socio-political stigma among the Dalits since their birth and given gloomy past and the need of creating a salubrious future, it is important not only to document the various elements of their deprivation and their assertion but also to create a data base for the role of intellectuals and also social and political activists. ... 


Our Projects


"Dalit Popular Booklets, Democratic Participation and Dalit Public Sphere: A Project for Research, Documentation and Advocacy"


"Cultural Resources and Forging a Democratic Order: Marginalized Groups in Northern India: A Research, Documentation and Dissemination Project"


"Migration and Cultural Traditions of Bhojpuri Region A Research and Documentation Programme"

Our Publications


The Undying Flame

Desh Birana