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Population Research Centre (Established in : 1958)

Contact Details :

Dr P.Mohanachandran Nair
Director, Population Research Centre
University of Kerala
Kariavattom
Thiruvananthapuram 695 581
Ph: 0471-2308796
prc.kerala@nic.in

Population Research Centre (PRC) attached to the University of Kerala was founded in 1958 with a mandate to address the issues of population control. The Centre has expanded its research areas to critical issues of population, health, gender and development over the years. The Centre is fully funded by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and is part of the network of eighteen Population Research Centres throughout India. Initially it was formed as the Family Planning Communication and Action Research (FPCAR) project in the University of Kerala in the year 1958.