As a mark of recognition to its manifold contributions in the various specialised fields the Research Institute has received the following Accreditations/ Empanelment, from the respective agencies.

1. “A’ Level Accreditation” from Scheduled Tribes Development. Dept. Govt. of Kerala for undertaking tribal projects –( 2005)
2. “Empanelled Research Agency” of TEAP for Asian Development Bank (ADB) – (2006)
3. “National Award” for the Research Study On Women & Local Governance- by IC centre for Governance & Vadilal Gandhi Foundation , New Delhi .( 2007)
4. Empanelled by Ministry of Labour and Employment, Govt. of India for undertaking Evaluations on Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY). (2012).

5. Empanelled research agency of Coir Board, Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India for the Conduct of Surveys and Research Studies on Coir Industry. (2013)
6. Empanelled Agency of Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Govt. of India, for imparting educational and skill up-gradation programmes for the tribal population. (2013)
7. Empanelled Research Agency of State Planning Board, Govt. of Kerala, for conducting evaluation studies. (2013-14, 2014-15 & 2015-16)