11.Social and Cultural Issues of Rural Development
  1. Assessing the inclusion, gender equality, participation, empowerment of backward and disadvantaged community in social, economic and political institution.
  2. Comparative study on livelihood strategy of indigenous community like Kusunda, Bote, Raute
  3. Assessment of certain ill social practices like un-touchability, exclusion, social discrimination……
  4. Assessing the status and accessibility of rural people in health, education, sanitation…..
  5. Role of women in economic development like micro-enterprises, small scale industries, agriculture, natural resources management……….