Video: EWS Reservations: Perceptions and Policy

#InclusiveDevelopment | Panel Discussion on EWS Reservations: Perceptions and Policy

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Center for Human Dignity and Development (CHDD), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series:

The State of Human Dignity and Development – #InclusiveDevelopment

A Panel Discussion on

EWS Reservations: Perceptions and Policy

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Date: November 29, 2022
Time: 6:30 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom | Facebook Live | YouTube | Spotify | Google Podcasts

EWS reservation web policy talk

Chair and Moderator:
Dr Ajay Gudavarthy
Associate Professor, Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi


Prof G Mohan Gopal
Constitutional Law Expert and Eminent Scholar
Former Director of the National Judicial Academy of the Supreme Court of India, Former Director (Vice-Chancellor) of the National Law School of India, Bengaluru and Former Director, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Contemporary Studies, New Delhi

T K Arun
Senior Journalist and Columnist based in Delhi

Abdul Hafiz Gandhi
National Spokesperson, Samajwadi Party

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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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