Visiting Fellows 

Dr. Brinda Viswanathan, Associate Professor, Madras School of Economics, Chennai 600 025 (on Sabbatical from Madras School of Economics, Chennai)

Research topic for Affiliation: Labour Market Participation and Hours Worked by Men and Women in India using India Human Development Data.

Period: August 2015 to  June 2016.  



Mr. T.C.A. Srinivasa Raghavan, Consulting Editor, Business Standard, New Delhi and Senior Advisor, Asian Institute of Transport, New Delhi. (MIDS Short-term Visiting Fellowship)

Research topic for Affiliation: A History of Monetary Policy in India and A Fiscal History of India

Period:2016-17; 2017-18 


Professor Srinath Raghavan, Senior Fellow, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi.   (MIDS Short-term Visiting Fellowship)

Research Topic for Affiliation: India's Long Rise as an Asian Power: The Second World War and After.

Period: 2016-17



Dr Parthasarathi Shome, Chairman, International Tax Research & Analysis Foundation, Bengaluru, India (MIDS Short-term Visiting Fellowship)

Research Topic for Affiliation: Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Period: 2016-17



Professor Chandra Sekhar Mallampalli, Professor of History, Westmont College, 818, Westmont Road, Santa Barbara, California, USA. (MIDS Short-term Visiting Fellowship)

Research Topic for Affiliation: Muslim Fundamentalism in South India: With Lessons from Colonial History.

Period: 2017-18 



Professor Krishna Kumar, Honorary Professor, Panjab University, Former Director, NCERT, New Delhi (MIDS Short-term Visiting Fellowship)

Research Topic for Affiliation: Equality after RTE, Universal Schooling and the Post-Welfare State.

Period: 2017-18

Dr. Sharada Srinivasan, Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair in Gender, Justice and Development, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
(on Sabbatical from College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, University of Guelph, Canada)

Research Topic for Affiliation: Development Studies

Period: January to April 2017

Dr. Sonika Gupta, Associate Professor, China Studies Centre, Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 60 0036.  (on Sabbatical from IIT Madras)

Research Topic for Affiliation: Indian, Tibetan Community exploring narratives of citizenship and democracy in exile, 2017

Period: July to November 2017


List of National Fellows affiliated to MIDS :


Prof K. Srinivasan,  Former Director and Senior Professor, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai.

Period: October 11, 2013 to October 10, 2015.



Prof S Subramanian, (Retd.) Professor, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Adyar, Chennai 600 020.

Period: December 1, 2013 to November 30, 2015.



Prof P. Duraisamy, (Retd.) Director, Planning and Development & e-governance, Chairperson, School of Economics and Head, Department of Econometrics, University of Madras, Chennai.  

Period: July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2016.


Post Doctoral Fellowship:


Dr. Ghuncha Firdaus, C/o. Dr. Sayem Alam, Flat No.53, Block IV, Scientist Apartment, CLRI Staff Quarters, Cehnnai 600 020.

Urbanization and Public Health-A Case Study of Municipal Corporation of Delhi,

Period: February 2014 to January 2017.

Supervisor: Prof  D Jayaraj.

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