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Chair is on a visit to attend a seminar on return migration organized by the Africa Institute for Research in Economics and Social Sciences at  Mohammed VI Polytechnic University campus in Rabat, Morocco during February 2-3.

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Our Founder President Dr. K.C. Zachariah departed us on 17th January 2023. 

Chair is part of both Jharkhand Migration Survey 2023 (10000 households) and Odisha Migration Survey 2023 (15000 households)

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Ardra Manasi

Research Fellow

ardramanasi11@gmail.com

Ardra Manasi is a development practitioner based in New York City, with expertise in gender policy, migration, and technology for development. She currently works at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL), based out of Rutgers University as a Senior Program Coordinator. In 2017, she served as a Policy Consultant with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), where her work focused on migration and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For Plan International’s UN Liaison Office and UN Women, through partnerships with the New School University in New York, she helped develop digital and social media strategies.

Ardra holds a Master of Arts (MA) in International Affairs from the New School, New York City, and a Master of Arts (MA) in Development Studies from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, India. Her writings on global development have appeared in Agenda for International Development (A-id)The News MinuteHuffington PostMadras Courier, Countering Violent Extremism Initiative, and elsewhere. Her co-authored papers and chapters have appeared in peer reviewed journals such as ‘Human Technology,’ ‘Gender, Technology and Development,’ ‘Routledge International Handbook of Sex Industry Research’ and ‘Sustainable Development Goals and Migration’ (Routledge India, Forthcoming). On Twitter, she is @ArdraManasi.