Video: India@75: Most Populous and?

The State of Population and Development – #PopulationAndDevelopment | Panel Discussion on India@75: Most Populous and?


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

The State of Population and Development – #PopulationAndDevelopment

A Panel Discussion on

Most Populous and?

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: August 25, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom | Facebook Live | YouTube | Spotify | Google Podcasts
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Devender Singh

Dr Devender Singh
Global Studies Programme,
University of Freiburg, Germany;
Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI


P M Kulkarni edited

Prof P.M. Kulkarni
Retired Professor of Population Studies,
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi

K S James

Prof K. S. James
Director and Senior Professor,
International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai

Sonia George

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

U V Somayajulu edited

Dr U. V. Somayajulu
Co-Founder, CEO and Executive Director,
Sigma Research and Consulting

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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.