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Alamu is a Doctoral candidate in Political Science at the Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her research interest is in the area of State politics in India, specifically Tamil Nadu. As a Public Policy Scholar, she will map the evolution of ' regional autonomy' during the first tenure of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) government from 1967-1971.

Mudasir Amin

Mudasir Amin’s research interests include human rights, humanitarian aid, and the non-profit sector, with a special focus on Kashmir. This interest guided his journey from graduation with a Science degree through Master's in Social Work from the University of Kashmir. During his Master's, Mudasir worked with some rights based organisations in and outside Kashmir. As a Public Policy Scholar, he will study the Indian state’s response to the recent Rohingya crisis

O. Grace Ngullie

O. Grace Ngullie’s research focuses on aspects of social welfare governance, nature and extent of transformational politics and possibilities for a transformative implementation of public policies to towards achieving an inclusive and sustainable impact on human and social capital as also social integration. As a Public Policy Scholar, she will broadly analyse the politics and governance of social security schemes in India and examine how differently Cash Transfers and in-kind transfers affect h

Mohd Osama

Mohd Osama's research interests cover electoral politics, voting behaviour, and political anthropology. He is a Junior Research Fellow in the Department of Political Science, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. He has done his Master's from the same Department. As a Public Policy Scholar, he will undertake a study on the extent of and reasons for dynastic politics among Muslim representatives from the State of Uttar Pradesh.

Girija Shankar

Girija Shankar graduated in Agriculture Rural and Tribal Development from Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University in 2016 and joined the Tata Institute of Social Sciences for a post-graduate degree in Development Policy Planning and Practices with Rural Planning as a Special interest. As a Public Policy Scholar, he will study the working of Farmer Producer Companies in Osamanabad, Maharashtra.

Kanika Sharma

Kanika Sharma’s research interests are in gender, social inequality, and health. She has an M.A. in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences and an M.Phil in Social Sciences in Health from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her M.Phil dissertation focused on the theme of gender and pain from an interdisciplinary public health perspective. As a Public Policy Scholar, she will be studying women’s lived experiences of physical pain, the social and health system support available to them, and th

Swapna Sundar

Swapna Sundar's research explores the ethical issues surrounding research in rehabilitation engineering and assistive technolologies involving persons with disabilities. As a Public Policy Scholar, her research will be on "Rehabilitation Technology and Assistive Technology Research – Clinical Trials Ethics Perspective".