M. A. Politics (International Studies)¸ JNU New Delhi¸1984;
M. A. (Social Systems)¸ JNU New Delhi¸1986;
Ph.D. (Sociology)¸ IIT Kanpur¸1995

Around 13 years of teaching and research experience during which I have held faculty positions in North Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology (NERIST)¸ Itanagar and Indian Institute of Management¸ Lucknow. I was a visiting scholar to Indiana University¸ Bloomington where I partcipated in the International Forestry Resources and Institutions (IFRI) Research Programme at the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis. I was also involved in sponsored research projects funded by MacArther Foundation¸ UNESCO¸ and Ministry of Human Resource Development¸ Govt. of India.

Awards & Honors:
UGC-NET for Doctoral Research Fellowship

Areas of Interest:
Sociology and Public Policy¸ Agriculture Policy and Rural Sector Management¸ Rural Entrepreneurship¸ Public Management and Policy Analysis¸ Organisational Culture and Leadership.


I was member of a core team of cousultants with specific responsibility of designing monitoring and evaluation procedures for social intermediation¸ participatory process¸ and policy reforms in major agriculture development projects.