The State of Population and Development – #PopulationAndDevelopment | A Panel Discussion on Young and Restless in New India: Hopes and Aspirations and a Reality Check


#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

Young and Restless in New India:
Hopes and Aspirations and a Reality Check

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: May 11, 2022
Time: 5:00 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live


Devender Singh

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


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Dr A. L. Sharada
Population First, Mumbai

Anandamayee Singh

Anandamayee Singh
Youth Engagement Officer, UNICEF YuWaah

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Neha Buch
Advisory Board Member and ex-CEO, Pravah;
Senior Consultant, ComMutiny – The Youth Collective

nilesh deshpande

Dr Nilesh Deshpande
National Technical Specialist -Adolescent & Youth,
UNFPA, New Delhi

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Authored By:

  • 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.