Video: Employment, Livelihoods, and Union Budget 2022-23

The State of Employment and Livelihoods – #EmploymentDebate | Panel Discussion on Employment, Livelihoods, and Union Budget 2022-23


#IMPRI Center for Work and Welfare (CWW), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, and Counterview invite you to an IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series –

The State of Employment and Livelihoods – #EmploymentDebate

A Panel Discussion on

Employment, Livelihoods, and Union Budget 2022-23

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: February 3, 2022
Time: 11:30 a.m. IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live


Prof K Seeta Prabhu
Visiting Professor and Senior Advisor, SDGs,
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai


Dr Amrita Pillai
Independent Researcher;
National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi

Dr Sandhya S. Iyer
Associate Professor and Chairperson,
Centre for Public Policy, Habitat and Human Development,
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai

Dr Sonia George
Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), Kerala

Dr Radhicka Kapoor
Senior Visiting Fellow,
Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi


Prof Sunil Ray
Advisor, IMPRI


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  • 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.

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