Institute has a dynamic and competent Research and Consultancy team and takes up studies of varying nature. These include policy documents, impact and feasibility studies, market research and potential assessment. Institute charges requisite fees to carry out the study. But, the quantum of the fees is decided on the basis of the nature of the study and quantum of work involved.

v Watersport potential surveys 

Assess potential for watersports development and tender necessary advices. Main beneficiaries were the government agencies viz. Kerala, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Pondicherry, Andaman, Karnataka, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Jammu, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, West Bengal Andhra Pradesh & Sikkim. Private entrepreneurs have also got similar studies done for their ventures.

v Water sport equipments procurement 

Institute performs advisory roles for procurement of quality water sports equipments for the government bodies. Some of the agencies for which Institute tendered advises were Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, A&N Administration, Lakshadweep, Bihar, Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian Army, Coast Guard and similar institutions have also been approaching the Institute for its views from time to time. 

 v Feasibility Studies for Water sport Operations 

The feasibility studies cover different aquatic environment viz. inland system like lakes and river and the sea coast. 

v Studies on Beach Safety and Management

The use of beach for leisure and recreation is growing exponentially and there are incidents of drowning and deaths, mostly attributed to lack of understanding about coastal environment and the danger of killer waves.

Institute undertakes studies on different aspects of beach safety and visitor management to provide suitable mitigative mechanisms.