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Chair is on a visit to Institute of Developing Economies, Japan during 19 to 25 March 2023.

Call for visiting fellowship for the Fall term 2023 – NCCR on the move, Deadline for applications: 31 March 2023.

Chair is on a visit to Flame University as a visiting faculty from 13 February 2023 to 13 April 2023.

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)


K. C. Zachariah

Founder President (2019-2023)


K. C. Zachariah was a Honorary Professor at the Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He was a senior demographer at the World Bank, from 1971 to 1989, Washington DC, the United Nations expert on demography at the Cairo Demographic Centre (1966–70) and Deputy Director, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai (1957–1966). He holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania (USA) and has six decades of research experience. He has also co-ordinated six major migration surveys in Kerala since 1998 and has published extensively in national and international journals on social, economic and demographic implications of international migration.