Arvind Pandey

Post Doctoral Research Fellow


Dr Arvind Kumar Pandey is a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at NIUA. He holds M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His Ph.D. is on the status of social protection for urban migrants living in Jhuggi-Jhopri Clusters of Delhi.

Before joining NIUA, he has worked for UNESCO-India as a consultant. He was also part of a team of Trans-Disciplinary Cluster in Jawaharlal Nehru University in which he has worked on two projects, namely “Transformative Pathways to Sustainability: Learning across Disciplines, Contexts and Cultures” sponsored by International Social Science Council and “Urbanisation and Sustainability in the era of Globalisation: Emerging Scenarios in South-West National Capital Region” sponsored by University Programme for Excellence (UPE-II).

At NIUA, he is working on the project“Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighborhoods”. He has reviewed books and published several research papers and chapters in well reputed books and journals. His recent research work is on “Internal and International Migration in South Asia: Drivers, Interlinkages and Policy Issues” is published as discussion paper by UNESCO-India. He is alumnus of Population and Development division of Brown International Advanced Research Institute, Brown University, USA. His areas of interest include Internal and International Migration, Social Protection and Public Policy, Urbanisation and Development, and Gender.

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