Research & Survey Project

Research remains central to all SPYM activities and ventures. It has partnered research projects with the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Regional Office for South Asia, UNAIDS and National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) among others.

Major research projects undertaken by SPYM include

  • National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) in the states of Haryana, Manipur, Punjab & Chandigarh and Kerala & Lakshadweep in partnership with the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI (2015-16)
  • Mapping and Size Estimation of Street Children Who Use Drugs In Delhi commissioned by the Department of Women & Child Development, Government of NCT of Delhi with technical support from the National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC), AIIMS, New Delhi. (2016)
  • Survey on Size Estimation of Opioid dependents in the state of Punjab commissioned by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India with technical support from the National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC), AIIMS, New Delhi. (2015-16)
  • District Level Household & Facility Survey (DLHS-4) in the states of Manipur and Tripura in partnership with the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI (2012-13)
  • Comprehensive Socio-economic survey of Households in Jhuggi Jhopri clusters in Delhi in partnership with the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board, Govt. of NCT of Delhi
  • Mapping of HRG and other vulnerable population to HIV/AIDS in the states of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Tripura in partnership with NACO (2008)
  • IDU size estimation study of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh in partnership with NGOs, UNAIDS and AIIMS (2008)
  • Survey on HIV Vulnerability among IDUs, their spouses and children in the North West and North Eastern part of India (2008)
  • National IDU size estimation survey in partnership with 300 NGOs, DFID & AIIMS (2007)
  • National KABP study in partnership with 300 NGOs, DFID & AIIMS (2006)
  • Mapping of vulnerable population groups in the five ‘A’ category districts of Tripura, Manipur, Nagaland and Mizoram.
  • Mapping of substance users in the Northern Indian States in partnership with the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India and the National Sample Survey Organisation (2007)
  • Household survey to map substance users in partnership with the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (2001)
  • Study on profiling of substance users in partnership with the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India (1999)