Job Description

A former Director and Professor at the Centre for Social Studies, Surat, Dr. Das has written on issues related to regional and urban planning, city slums, urban migrants, NGOs, urban poverty, rehabilitation of displaced groups, ethnographic accounts, research methods and impact of micro finance on poor. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Taleem Research Foundation and the Gujarat Institute of Develo pment Research at Ahmedabad and a Visiting Fellow with the Queen Elizabeth House (International Development Centre) at the University of Oxford, U.K. He has to his credit eleven books (including co-authored and edited volumes), twenty-six research monographs and scores of articles and reviews in academic  journals, news papers and edited volumes. Member of advisory committees in different universities and institutions, presently he is associated with the doctoral programme (Planning and Architecture) of the CEPT University at Ahmedabad.