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Book Talk – The Migration-Development Regime: How Class Shapes Indian Emigration by Dr.Rina Agarwala 

Registration started for the Eighth Batch of Techniques and Analysis in Migration Research which will be commensed on June 1, 2023



Kerala Migration Survey 2023 takes place through Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation under the direction of Dr. S. Irudaya Rajan, Visiting Fellow, GIFT and Chair, IIMAD which is funded by the Government of Kerala.

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)


Ashwin Kumar-CUNY🇺🇸

Research Fellow


Ashwin Kumar is currently a Graduate Student in International Migration Studies at the Graduate Center, the City University of New York (CUNY). Prior to this, he was a Research Associate at the Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, under the supervision of Prof. S. Irudaya Rajan. He has worked extensively in the area of international and internal migration in the Global South and from India in particular. He has also previously worked with the Indian Centre for Migration, which is a think tank affiliated to the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. Additionally, he has also consulted on a research project commissioned by the International Labour Organization, New Delhi on the impact of COVID-19 on the Indian migration governance system, along with the Centre for Indian Migrant Studies (CIMS), Kerala.