Social scientist based at Stanford University and author of ‘Delivering services effectively’ published by the Oxford University Press. Vivek was also the first coordinator of India’ Right to Food Campaign.
Director of Collaborative Research and Dissemination. Anuradha has led numerous surveys on education, health and other public services across India, and is one of the principal authors of the influential ‘PROBE Report’.
Program manager with the CCMP project. ‘Chakri’ is one of India’s leading right to information activists. He has personally made over 800 RTI applications and has trained hundreds of youth in using transparency as a tool for accountability.
After his Ph.D. at Cornell, Rajendran conducted 8 months of action ethnography in Telangana as a part of the CCMP project. He has also taught statistics/mathematics at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, Cornell University, and Ashoka University, Sonepat.
Coordinated the ‘Combatting Corruption with Mobile Phones’ project of Stanford University for the last two years and was a Teach for India Fellow prior to this.
Informant to the villagers about National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) and the Public Distribution System (PDS) through mobile phones. Support citizens in registering their grievances with the administration.
Working as field coordinator in CCMP project in Telangana.
After 11 years of corporate career in chip design, now he currently engages his time as free lance researcher on various public policy and public service Government schemes. His main research topic is exploring the value of data transparency in reducing corruption and making the schemes more effective.
Out of a corporate career over 5 years now he is exploring technology (especially open source) and its effective use in the social sector. Public policy piques his interest. In free time he is usually outdoors possibly biking/treking.
Research Assistant for CCMP project and 'People's experience of government to citizen payments'
Works with the youth from marginalized communities in designing learning spaces to question the existing power structures. He was a full-time member of the project between 2012-14 to explore appropriate technology for our partner organizations.
Assistant Professor in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Has been a fellow at Brown and Harvard Universities and worked with Microsoft Research prior to his Ph.D.
Prior to this, he was an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum. He completed his Ph.D. from Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai. His primary research interests are labour economics, empirical political economy, health and education and public policy. His profile can be seen through https://sites.google.com/site/upasakdas/home