mipdManagement Institute of Population and Development
(A unit of Parivar Seva Sanstha)

In 2007, Parivar Seva expanded its area of work to include overall population and development issues. It established a unit called Management Institute of Population and Development (MIPD) in Jaipur, which has now moved to Delhi.

Mission: To enhance management capacity to meet continuous challenges in population and development.

Objective: To build and enhance research and management capacity in specialised areas, to increase availability and utilisation of professionals, to efficiently and effectively manage health, population and development programmes.

Thrust Areas: Population, reproductive and sexual health; Child health; Urbanisation and migration; HIV/AIDS; Health care and nutrition; Health economics and financing; Poverty; Women empowerment; Women rights; Ageing; Labour force and its productivity; Substance abuse and environment.

Facilitates: Research, training, advocacy and networking in the chosen thrust areas. MIPD also offers consultancy in its chosen thrust areas and offers optimised and value added solutions in a time bound manner. MIPD works with the government and private institutions. The institute specialises in taking up policy and programmatic research (including, base line and end line surveys, fact finding research and monitoring), provide policy directions and develop successful models and frameworks of service delivery systems in the chosen thrust areas. Some of the completed projects of MIPD have come up with new interpretations of ground reality.

MIPD Events

1-2-768x509_r1_c1National discussion on Implications of Emerging Demographic Scenario Based on the Provisional Results of Census India 2011 was held on April 5, 2011. Dr Karan Singh, Rajya Sabha MP, presided over the meeting.

A discussion on Slowing Population Growth in India: Challenges, Opportunities and The Way Forward was held on September 22, 2010 in Delhi. The chief guest was P.K. Pradhan, Additional Secretary and Mission Director, National Rural Health Mission, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

MIPD Courses

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The Distance Learning Course on Family Life Education course was introduced in October 2010. It was inaugurated by Prof. Kiran Walia Hon’ble Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Women and Child Development Languages, Govt. of NCT of Delhi and Mrs Kiran Bedi, First Woman IPS Officer, Chairperson Navjyoti India Foundation and India Vision Foundation.


Since then there have been 11 batches of certificate courses and 4 batches of diploma courses. More than 100 students enrolled and successfully completed the course.

 01 - Our Family and Community
Study Material of DLC-FLE Certificate Course
Study Material of DLC-FLE Diploma Course

Click the links below for information about the courses 

MIPD Projects

Punjab: A community based Awareness Campaign and Capacity Building for Safe Migration in DOAB regionwas sponsored by India Centre for Migration and European Union in 40 villages of five districts of Punjab from July 2013 to May 2014. The objective was to developa sub-national strategy to address the dangers of irregular migration as well as inform the key stakeholders on how they can respond and take better-informed decisions about migration. The community awareness campaign targeted prospective migrants, their families, representatives of the Panchayati Raj Institutions and the wider population in the locality including youth, students, community leaders and police.

Uttar Pradesh: A baseline survey of urban slums was held in five districts under the UHI project in 2011. A 100% household survey of four lakh households in five cities was carried out in six months.

Rajasthan: Another baseline survey, Programme Evaluation of Population Stabilisation in Rajasthan, of selected villages of selected blocks of Sikar and Jhalawar districts was conducted by MIPD on behalf of NHSRC from December 2011 to January 2012. Earlier, a baseline survey on available reproductive health services in Rajasthan was conducted in 2000, which had a large contraceptive social marketing component.

West Bengal and Himachal Pradesh: A baseline survey on reproductive health was also conducted in these two states in 2005.

Some More Research Projects

Odisha: Report of the Expert Group, Constituted by National Commission on Population (NCP); Sponsor: National Commission on Population, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi; Year: 2005.

Uttar Pradesh: Report of the Expert Group, Constituted by National Commission on Population (NCP); Sponsor: National Commission on Population, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi; Year: 2005.

Rajasthan: Implementation of Private Public Partnership Model for STI/RTI Management in North Zone in Rajasthan; Sponsor: National AIDS Control Organisation, Government of India, New Delhi; Year: 2008.

Parivar Seva Sanstha Survey: Emerging Scenario of Induced Abortion in India, Sponsor: In house: Parivar Seva Sanstha, New Delhi; Year: 2009.

Parivar Seva Sanstha Survey: Assessment of Perceived Health Needs Among Young People residing in an Urban Slum: A Pilot Study; Sponsor: In house: Parivar Seva Sanstha, New Delhi; Year: 2008.

Immediate Agenda

  • Generating more resources to improve the living conditions of an ever increasing population with special focus on water.
  • Addressing the challenges of sanitation, water supply, forest conservation, nutrition, agriculture, urban and rural planning to improve the quality of life.
  • Concentrate on issues pertaining to adolescents and senior citizens, the status of women, insufficient allocation and expenditures to the social sector and access to quality services.
  • Research, publication, dissemination, evaluation and advocacy with both the public and private sectors. Networking with other centres engaged in the field of population and development in different parts of the world, particularly in the developing countries.