Research Assistant for Manthan

We need a research assistant for Manthan for our work of monitoring developments in the water sector, with focus on the two key developments of National Inland Waterways and Ganga Rejuvenation. The position will be based in Pune.

What we are looking for is someone who is interested and committed to working in water related issues, sensitive to the needs of equity, sustainability and justice. Previous experience of work with water / social justice / environment and related areas is preferred, but not necessary. A sound understanding of political economy is important. Person should be bright and intelligent, reasonably good academic background, or a good explanation as to why academic background is not good. Reasonably good knowledge English is a must. Additionally, Hindi would be useful. Reasonably good writing skills and computer skills necessary. Willingness to travel.

Manthan offers modest salaries. Depending on background, we could offer between 18K to 22 K per month.

If interested please email Himanshu Upadhyaya <>


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