Profile


Daksha Parmar
Assistant Professor
Development Studies
daksha.p@iitg.ac.in
Contact: +91 361 258 2585
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■ Research Interests:
Public Health and Development, Health Systems in India, Global Public Health, Women’s Health, Health Policy and Politics.

■ Publication:
  1. Daksha Parmar. 2020. Public Health During Pandemics and Beyond. Commentary in Economic and Political Weekly. Samiksha Trust
  2. Rahul Sapkal and Daksha Parmar. 2019. State, Market and Labour: A Dalit Perspective. Perspectives on Neoliberalism, Labour and Globalisation in India: Essays in Honour of L.K Deshpande Edited by Prof. K R Shyam Sundar. Palgrave McMillan
  3. Sundararaman T and Daksha Parmar. 2019. Professionalizing Public Health Management. Seminar Monthly Symposium.
  4. Daksha Parmar and Sanjam Ahluwalia. 2018. Reproduction: Health:India: Mid-to Late-Twentieth Century. Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, Ed. By Suad Joseph. BrillOnline Reference Works
  5. Alok, R; Adithyan, G and Daksha P. 2018. Gender Equity as a Dimension of Progress towards Universal Health Coverage: Evidence from India’s 71st Round National Sample Survey’. Special Supplement on Health Inequities in India of eSocial Sciences and Humanities. Esocialsciences in Health

■ Conference Proceedings:
    ■ Current Courses:
    Course No Course Title Level
    HS 142 Introduction to India’s Health System BTech
    ■ Projects:
    Duration Title Funding Agency
    2019-2020 Research Project on A Survey of Morbidity and Mortality among Tea Garden Workers of Assam Directorate of Economics and Statistics Government of Assam
    2019-2020 Waste-Work, Caste Stigma and Urban Precarity: Empirical evidences from Guwahati and Mumbai in India ICSSR-IMPRESS
    2019-2020 Consultancy Project on A Survey of Nutritional Status among Children of Assam Directorate of Economics and Statistics Government of Assam
    ■ PhD Students:
    SI No. Student Name PhD Status Thesis Title
    1 Bikash Das Dissertation
    ■ MA Development Studies Dissertation Supervised:
    SI No. Student Name Year Dissertation Title
    1 Parshant Kumar 2018 Rising Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) in Rural India: A study in Kursela Block of Katihar District, Bihar
    2 Amrit Anand 2019 Utilisation of Healthcare Services by women in Khagaria District of Bihar
    3 Rashmirekha Pandit 2019 Tea Gardens, Women and Maternal Health-A study of Maina Tea Garden, Dibrugarh, Assam