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Kumar Das is Programme Policy Manager for IGC Bihar. He holds a B.A. (Hons.) in Sociology from Presidency College, Kolkata, an M.A. in Development Studies from Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, and M.Sc. in Social Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to joining the IGC, Kumar worked as Senior Technical Consultant for UNICEF India Country Office, focusing on Evaluation, Research, and Policy.
His postgraduate research focussed on health service delivery in India, involving a policy analysis of India’s Menstrual Hygiene Scheme to examine the role of policy networks, policy actors, and politics of framing.
Posts by Kumar Das
In October 2020, the India Programme of the International Growth Centre (IGC) and Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI) organised a webinar on ‘Navigating the Impact of Covid-19 on the Agricul...
The International Growth Centre, in collaboration with the Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI), the Gender Resource Centre (GRC), the Women Development Corporation of the Government of Bihar, ...
In August 2019, the India Programme of the International Growth Centre (IGC) – in collaboration with the Women Development Corporation (WDC), Government of Bihar, and the Asian Development Research ...
- Kumar Das
- 17 February, 2020
In a panel discussion held at Patna, Bihar in December 2018, Anjan Mukherji (Jawaharlal Nehru University), Mekhala Krishnamurthy (Ashoka University), Avinash Kishore (International Food Policy Researc...
A year ago, as part of the Union Budget 2018-19 speech, the government announced a new National Health Protection Scheme called Ayushman Bharat. In a panel discussion held at Patna, Bihar in December ...
The gap between research and policy priorities has always presented an enormous challenge both for academics and policymakers. With a scarcity of rigorous evidence in certain areas, this gap is partic...
- Kumar Das
- 09 May, 2018
- IGC Research on India