Current Grants

  1. Facilitating Access to Financial Services: Understanding Barriers to Mobile Phone Usage among Rural Women (Present- December 2021)
  2. Mechanization and labour saving technologies for women in agriculture (present – December 2021)


  1. Vemireddy, V., & Choudhary, A. (2021). A systematic review of labor-saving technologies: Implications for women in agriculture. Global Food Security29, 100541.
  2. Vemireddy, V., & Pingali, P. L. (2021). Seasonal time trade-offs and nutrition outcomes for women in agriculture: Evidence from rural India. Food Policy, 102074.
  3. Ground truthing the cost of achieving the EAT lancet recommended diets: Evidence from rural India. Global Food Security, 28, 100498 (Soumya Gupta, Dhiraj k Singh and Prabhu L. Pingali)
  4. Adapting the Women’s empowerment in agriculture index to specific country context: Insights and critiques from fieldwork in India (Soumya Gupta, Dhiraj k Singh and Prabhu L. Pingali)  click here GFs-highlights
  5. Nutritional outcomes of empowerment and market integration for women in rural India,  Gupta, S., Vemireddy, V. & Pingali, P.L. Food Sec. (2019).
  6. Irani, L., & Vemireddy, V. (2020). Getting the measurement right! quantifying time poverty and multitasking from childcare among mothers with children across different age groups in rural north India. Asian Population Studies, 1-23.


1.Whrrl: facilitating agricultural finance through block-chain technology – [published in IIM Ahmedabad cases] WHRRL: Facilitating Agricultural Finance through Block-Chain Technology (

2. Aggois: Last Mile financing for small holder farmers

3. Alternate Pathways for Leveraging Digital Technologies in Indian Agriculture