#LocalGovernance with Leo F. Saldanha and Bhargavi S. Rao on Breaking Down Bengaluru Floods

YouTube: https://youtu.be/wy2tCmSGJcQ

#IMPRI Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies (CHURS), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to a #WebPolicyTalk series –


Breaking Down Bengaluru Floods

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: September 29, 2022
Time: 7:00 p.m. IST
Platforms: Zoom | Facebook Live | YouTube | Spotify | Google Podcasts


Leo Saldanha

Leo F. Saldanha
Coordinator and Founding Trustee, Environment Support Group (ESG), Bengaluru

Bhargavi S rao edited

Bhargavi S. Rao
Senior Fellow & Trustee, Environment Support Group (ESG), Bengaluru


tikender singh panwar

Tikender Singh Panwar
Former Deputy Mayor, Shimla; Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI, New Delhi

Live Video YouTube: https://youtu.be/wy2tCmSGJcQ

Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/impriindia/videos/1314448996027080/

YouTube HQ Video: https://youtu.be/yIBSbjBJJv8

Anchor FM | Spotify | Google Podcasts


Event Details: https://www.impriindia.com/event/bengaluru-floods/

Authored By:

  • Arjun Kumar

    Arjun Kumar is the Director of the Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. With training in development economics, he specialises in quantitative and qualitative research methods, econometrics and the use of statistical software to crunch big data. He has been a Visiting Faculty at the Institute for Human Development (IHD) amongst others and has been associated with several think tanks, research institutes, governments, civil society organisations, and private enterprises. He is President of a Jharkhand based NGO (registered in 2010), Manavdhara- a youth social organisation working for humanitarian causes in backward regions and for marginalised communities. He has also taught Economics at the University of Delhi. His research interests are in the economy, development studies, housing and basic amenities, urban and regional research, inclusive and sustainable development, data and evidence-based policy, and, research methods. He has several research publications to his credit and has experience of being involved in research projects of international and national repute. He is also a member and part of various government and non-government formed committees, groups, and advisory boards overseeing the deliberation as subject matter expert and for possessing strong research acumen. He is an avid writer and frequently writes on various dimensions of economic issues, policies, and their impact for several eminent media platforms.