Video: The Role of Equality for Cohesive Development

The State of Development Discourses – #CohesiveDevelopment with Prof Amiya Kumar Bagchi on The Role of Equality for Cohesive Development.


#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 Development Discourses – #CohesiveDevelopment

The Role of Equality for Cohesive Development

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: January 19, 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m. IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live


Prof Amiya Kumar Bagchi
Emeritus Professor
Institute of Development Studies, Kolkata;
Adjunct Professor, Monash University


Dr Arup Kumar Sen
Associate Professor,
Department of Commerce,
Serampore College, Kolkata

Prof Atanu Sengupta
Department of Economics,
The University of Burdwan, West Bengal

Dr Gopal Krishna
Guest Fellow, Faculty of Law,
Humboldt University, Berlin;
Fellow, IRGAC-Berlin

Dr Mansee Bal Bhargava
Entrepreneur, researcher, and educator;
Former Executive Director at SaciWATERs


Prof Sunil Ray
Former Director, A. N. Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna; Advisor, CDECS and 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.