NERC undertakes research on area-specific problems of North Eastern Region. NERC has been undertaking both diagnostic and programme-oriented Research Studies in different States of this region.

As the NERC's main concern is the well being of the rural people, our research studies examine and analyse the factors contributing to the improvement of economic and social well being of the people on sustainable basis. Scopes of the studies that have been conducted are as under:

  • Local Self Government / Institutions
  • Decentralized Planning
  • Environment Management Planning
  • Watershed Development
  • Evaluation
  • Monitoring
  • Community Resources Management in the Hills
  • Communitization Programme in Nagaland
  • Rural employment
  • Natural Ressource management
  • Rural Infrastructure
  • Agriculture Extension
  • Rural Livelihood
  • Impact assesment studies
  • Women Empowerment
  • ICT in RD
  • GIS based Watershed