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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.