People

Our community is a vibrant mix of researchers, activists and executives. We consider this amalgam of minds and viewpoints as one of our greatest assets. But despite this variety we share a common concern and dissatisfaction for the status quo.

Dr. Baishali Goswami

Adjunct faculty

Holds a Ph.D in Development Studies and master’s degree in Population Studies and in Economics. Her research areas include demography, migration, gender and development.

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Reji Raman

Adjunct faculty

Holder of a master’s in Business Administration, he has vast experience in marketing consultancy. His interests include management of small and medium enterprises, entrepreneurship development.  He is also actively engaged in many philanthropic activities.

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Jaikumar C. Pillai

Adjunct faculty

With a master’s in Business Administration and a B.Tech in Applied Electronics and Instrumentation, he has been engaged in the areas of marketing, product management and IT. He is also a well-known orator and public speaker.

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Jayan KM

Senior Research Officer

Holds a master’s degree in Social Work.  He has been coordinating several large scale socio-economic surveys and conducting qualitative research.

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Bibin Thambi

Senior Research officer

Holds a master’s degree in Social Work and is undergoing his doctoral studies for PhD in Social Work.  He has been involved in several large scale socio-economic surveys. He has considerable experience in participatory research and is responsible for integration of GIS inputs into the Centre

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Swathy Mohanan

Statistician

Holds a master’s degree in Statistics and has extensive experience in statistical analysis and in the design and programming of computing packages. Her experience includes the use of a wide range of programming languages (C, C++, Visual Basic) and statistical/database management packages (SPSS

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Surabhi Arunkumar

Research Associate

Holds a master’s degree in Economics and B.Ed. in social science. Her major research interests are service delivery, decentralisation and migration.

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Aswathi Rebecca Asok

Research Associate

Holder of Master of Philosophy in Economics. Her research interests include development, gender, agriculture and employment.

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Smrithilal K

Research Associate

Has a master’s degree in Economics and is undergoing his Doctoral studies. His research interests include agriculture and decentralisation.

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Abdul Basith T

Research Associate

Holds a master’s degree in social work. Has Master of Philosophy in public health from the Center for Social Medicine and Community Health, JNU. Also completed the doctoral research and submitted his PhD thesis in the same department of JNU.

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