Affiliate Professors

Biswaroop Das

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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 […]

Priyavadan Patel


Priyavadan Patel has recently retired as Professor and Head, Department of Political Science, the M. S. University of Baroda. Earlier he worked at the Centre for Social Studies, Surat. As the Gujarat State Coordinator of Lokniti Network of Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, he conducted pre, mid, exit and post poll […]