DDR: Summary of Awarded Research Projects

RASTA ID Project Title Start Date Approved Budget Mentors Progress by March 2024 Final Publications
DDR-001 Power Sector: An Enigma with No Easy Solution

1st July-21

Rs. 4,985,200

Khalid Chauhan & Ather Maqsood

100%

Download Book

DDR-002 Housing Sector in Pakistan

1st July-21

Rs. 3,500,970

Zahid Asghar & M Aman Ullah

100%

Book

DDR-004 Regulatory Environment of the “Professions” in Pakistan: Outline & Proposals for Reform

1st July-21

Rs. 1,000,000

Nadeem Ul Haque & Junaid Alam Memon

100%

Research Report

DDR-006 Pide Citypedia

1st Sep-21

Rs. 93,307,960

Muhammad Ahmed Zubair & M Aman Ullah

11 Reports: 80%
02 Reports: 40%

20 Research Reports

DDR-007 Understanding the Social Capital in Pakistan

1st July-21

Rs. 16,887,850

Nadeem Ul Haque & Muhammad Ahmed Zubair

60%

Research Report
Basic Notes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

DDR-008 Effectiveness of Training & Development Institutes in the Public Sector of Pakistan

1st July-21

Rs. 1,574,870

Zain ul Abdin & Khalid Chauhan

100%

Research Report

DDR-010 Sludge in Pakistan

1st July-21

Rs. 3,080,000

Adeel Malik & M Aman Ullah

70%

04 Volumes
Volume 1
Volume 2 
Volume 3

DDR-010A Sludge: Cost of Bureaucracy in Pakistan

1st Sep-21

Rs. 40,000,000

Adeel Malik & M Aman Ullah

60%

40 Reports

DDR-011 Agricultural Commodity Markets In Pakistan

1st Jan 2022

Rs. 1,000,000

Junaid Alam Memon & Nasir Iqbal

100%

Research Report

DDR-012 Pakistan Railways

1st Jan 2022

Rs. 6,500,000

Aman Ullah & Asma Haider

50%

Book

DDR-013 PIDE Inflation Analytics

1st Nov-21

Rs. 996,200

Nadeem Ul Haque & Durre Nayab

100%

Research Report

DDR-014 Cost-Benefit Analysis of Parallel Education Streams in the Public Sector

1st Jan-22

Rs. 300,000

Khalid Chauhan & Zafar ul Hassan

100%

Research Report

DDR-017 Mitigating Traffic Congestion in Islamabad

1st Jan 22

Rs. 2,843,830

Zafar ul Hassan & Izza Aftab

100%

Research Report

DDR-020 PIDEAS 16th March 22 Rs. 3,150,000 Faheem Jehangir Khan & Durre Nayab 100% 05 Documentaries
DDR-021 Investigation of Value Chain of Edible Oil to Identify Possible Policy Intervention to Achieve Self-Sufficiency 1st Oct 2022 Rs. 6,000,000 Zafar ul Hassan & Junaid Alam Memon 100% Research Report
DDR-022 The State of Commerce in Pakistan 1st Oct 2022 Rs. 48,000,000 Zafar ul Hassan & Safdar A Sohail 60% Research Report
DDR-023 Impact Evaluation of Provincial Reforms June 02, 2023 Rs. 1,752,300 Nadeem Ul Haque & Omer Siddique 20% Research Report
DDR-024 Celebrating the Decade of Devolution: A Review of Education Policy and Practice In Pakistan June 02, 2023 Rs. 11,715,220 Zafar ul Hassan 20% Research Report
DDR-025 PIDE Islaah Reform 20th December 2023 15,142,000 Aman Ullah & Zahid Asghar 100% Research Report
DDR-026 An Evaluation of Southern Punjab Poverty Alleviation Programme (SPPAP) Promoting Sustainable 22nd December 2023 5,165,600 Ather Maqsood & Khalid Chauhan 5% Research Report
DDR-027 Improving Efficiency in Electricity Billing System in Pakistan 22nd December 2023 4,700,000 Ather Maqsood & Khalid Chauhan 5%  Research Report
DDR-028 Investment in Pakistan’s Pharmaceutical Industry: Trends, Issues and Way Forward 22nd December 2023 2,000,000 Adeel Malik & M Aman Ullah 5% Research Report
DDR-029 Accessing Public Toilets, Littering, and Spitting in Twin Cities: A Call for Healthcare Intervention 22nd December 2023 2,190,000 Junaid Memon & Nadeem Ul Haque 5% Research Report
DDR-030 Tracking of PPHS Panel Households 01st February 2024 3,041,500 Zafar ul Hassan & Zahid Asghar 90% Research Report
DDR-030A Pakistan Panel Household Survey (PPHS) 2024 Round 01st March 2024 55,973,463 Zafar ul Hassan & Zahid Asghar 5% Survey Report
DDR-031 Immoveable Property Rights Law Reforms 01st April 2024 3,000,000 Nadeem Ul Haque & Faheem Jehangir 5% Research Report
DDR-032 Urban Regeneration for Cities in Pakistan: Case of Federal Capital Area, Karachi 01st March 2024 3,000,000 Nadeem Ul Haque & Faheem Jehangir 5% Research Report
DDR-033 Urban Regeneration Proposal for Punjab Civil Secretariat & Adjoining Areas in Lahore 01st April 2024 3,000,000 Nadeem Ul Haque & Faheem Jehangir 5% Research Report
DDR-034 Revitalizing Peshawar: A Sustainable Economic Renaissance at Dalazak Road and Adjacent Residential/Commercial Blocks 05th April 2024 3,000,000 Nadeem Ul Haque & Faheem Jehangir 50% Research Report