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The State of Cities – #CityConversations with Prof Vishal Narain on Gendering Vulnerability Research in the Peri-urban


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

The State of Cities – #CityConversations

Gendering Vulnerability Research in the Peri-urban

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

January 14, 2022 | 6 p.m. IST
Zoom and Facebook Live

Prof Vishal Narain
Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon

Dr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay
Associate Professor, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan;
Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI, New Delhi

Dr Ramakrishna Nallathiga
Associate Professor,
National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR), Pune

Dr Divya Gupta
Senior Research Fellow,
Bharti Institute of Public Policy,
Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad

Dr Meenakshi Sinha
Postdoctoral Fellow, Applied Social Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi

sameer unhale
Joint Commissioner,
Directorate of Municipal Administration,
Government of Maharashtra

Dr Jenia Mukherjee
Assistant Professor,
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences,
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur


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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.