Development and Society

Audits and ideates mechanisms for implementing, monitoring financing sustainable development in the post-2015 global order focussing on poverty eradication, healthcare, education, food security, urbanisation and inclusive growth among others.

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Re(b)ordering the World: Visual politics of the (new) Silk Road — Talk by Marina Kaneti

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Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty

Pinak Chakravarty is a Distinguished Fellow with ORF's Regional Studies Initiative, where he oversees the West Asia Initiative, Bangladesh and selected ASEAN-related issues. He joined the ORF in October 2014.

Anupam Ghosh

Anupam is a Research Assistant at ORF Kolkata, currently working on a project on urban water availability and quality in the KMC area. His research areas include, resource economics, macro economics and

Arka Biswas

Arka is currently pursuing projects on India’s nuclear weapons policy and doctrine, and India's membership to the export control groups. His research areas include nuclear weapons policy, non-proliferation, disarmament and security.

Jaya Thakur

Jaya Thakur is a Junior Fellow at ORF Kolkata currently working with the Economy and Development Programme at ORF Kolkata. Her specialization is Environmental Issues in Geography including natural and

Madhulika Srikumar

Madhulika Srikumar is a Junior Fellow with ORF’s Cyber Security and Internet Governance Initiative.