The core objective of CENTRE FOR RESEARCH ON POVERTY AND ATTITUDE(PVT) LTD is to promote and encourage the research activities in Pakistan and the Asian countries with special emphasis on developing economies and will assists in communication among the researchers, academicians, market players and policy makers. This centre also works for capacity building of individuals, as well as organization, regarding all aspects. MGCRD also collaborates with national and international organizations involved in research activities. In order to promote the research activities, this research centre has launched the research journal titled “Journal of Asian Development Studies”. This journal provides the platform for the researchers, academicians, community, students and policy makers to impart and share knowledge in the form of high quality empirical and theoretical research papers and case studies in all the relevant fields of development studies.