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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)


Sumeetha M- Sreenarayanaguru Open University

Senior Research Fellow


Sumeetha M is a trained economist with a Ph.D. in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Currently, she has joined as Assistant Professor at Sreenarayanaguru Open University, Kollam. She worked as an Assistant Professor of Economics at the School of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Christ University, BGR Campus, Bengaluru. Her doctoral work completed at the Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Trivandrum focused on migrant workers and the changing labour process in the Gold Jewellery Making Industry in Kerala. She has over 10 years of research experience in migration studies and has 11 publications, including a co-edited book Handbook of Internal Migration in India published by Sage in November 2019. Sumeetha has also been part of the Kerala State Planning Board committee to study Internal Migrants in Kerala (2016).