PhD (ISEC, Bangalore)
Joined NIAS on 3rd November 1997
Most significant research contribution: Identified and presented the onset of the ‘agrarian distress’ in 1999 and continues to work on the issue.
Dr Shantha Mohan is an educationist with specialisation in the area of economics of education. Over the past twentyfive years she has been engaged in conducting research from a gender perspective on issues related to governance, violence against women, water and literacy. Her interests also include developing new methodologies and models for intervention and policy advocacy. She has been the recipient of the Shastri Indo-Canadian Women in Development Fellowship and The National Council for Research on Women Award, USA.
She has published several books, articles and papers. She has coordinated the baseline study on 'Women and Political Participation in India' to facilitate the Fulfillment of State Obligation to Women's Equality
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