This Institute’s Centre for Research, Consultancy and Publication undertakes various research projects which serves as background material for policy level decisions. This is also a recognized centre for conducting research leading to the award of Doctorate degrees of University of Pune in various disciplineResearchs of Economics, Management and Commerce. The Institute also provides consultancy in various areas of Management to the user organizations through its Action Research Programme. The Department of Women & Child Development, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has recognized the Institute as a Consultant for evaluating the Women Dairy Projects. The studies were conducted in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Orissa, Bihar & Rajasthan. Extensive projects were undertaken for various other Ministries, Cooperative Institutions, State Governments, etc. “Co-operative Perspective” is a quarterly publication of the National Institute which is an academic journal based on research work carried out in relevant fields. The journal has a wide circulation both National as well as International. The Co-operative Perspective was adjudged as best co-operative journal in the country by the National Co-operative Union of India (NCUI) for the year 2002-2003. In addition, a large number of publications by the faculty members are also available in various fields and Management topics.