Subsequently, keeping in view the changing scenario, the focus is not only on public enterprises, but private entities as well. The Institute is partly funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, GoI. The Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Ministry of Human Resources Development, GoI recognized the Institute as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ in Social Science research. The Institute has a record for delivering the inputs in time with application orientation.
The research studies of IPE have been extensively used by the Committee of Public Undertakings (CoPU), several ministries of the GoI, Planning Commission, SCOPE, Department of Public Enterprises (DPE), Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) and pay revision committees. IPE publishes nine in-house journals including the ‘IPE journal’ which remains as the only referred journal on public sector issues in India.
Dedicated Centers of Research in IPE
The following dedicated centers of research are established in IPE which carry out research on contemporary topics and issues.
Some of the recent research studies conducted by IPE include:
A number of research studies have been conducted and reports / publications have been brought out by these centers. These centers, apart from research, involve in extending consultancy services and also conduct training programs for executives in order to stay abreast of latest developments on policies and practices.