Urban Ecologies – Research Fellowships @ NIAS

Urban Ecologies: Governing Nonhuman Life in Global Cities Four fully funded research fellowships, under the aegis of an European Research Council Horizon 2020 Starting Grant, at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, India Supervisors: Anindya Sinha PhD, National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore, India Maan Barua DPhil, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK About... Continue Reading →

Opportunities @ Sukhibhava

Sukhibhava is a social enterprise working with marginalised women and adolescent girls, to empower them through awareness and improved access to healthy menstrual practices. There are two exciting opportunities at Sukhibhava. Application deadline is 30th April 2018. Commuinity Operations manager - JD Fellowship manager - Job description  

What is corruption? Snippets from my own life

Economics in action

My maternal grandfather was a clerk in the public works department. He got the job because his father-in-law (and uncle) knew some engineers in the department, and that was the time when Travancore was ruled by kings.

He received `payments’ from contractors while preparing and signing bills. However, the interesting point was that he had never reckoned this payment as a bribe or part of corruption. He considered it as a `commission’ due to him because of his `position’, which was available to him due to his connections.

His son-in-law (my father) did not like the behavior of my grandfather. He wanted to keep a distance from his `corrupt’ father-in-law. My father was a middle-level government official in charge of co-operative societies in a sub-district. He was close to the communist party (though he was not a party card-holder). As part of his job, he conducted examinations and interviews for…

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Opportunities @ Centre for Early Childhood Education and Development (CECED), Ambedkar University

The Centre for Early Childhood Education and Development (CECED), Ambedkar University Delhi is inviting application for various project positions. Currently there are eleven Job Openings for various projects. More details in this link http://bit.ly/2sG286D CECED is envisaged as an institution that brings together research, policy and practice in the area of Early Childhood Education and... Continue Reading →

TechnoServe’s Emerging Youth Leaders Program

Introducing TechnoServe's Emerging Youth Leaders Program- an immersive learning program designed for young change-makers to work directly on challenges that shape the skill-development sector in India. EXPLORE | SOLVE | DEVELOP For more information and to apply, go to https://goo.gl/bWRP2F Deadline for the first round of applications: 30th April 2018

Lok Sabha Internship 2018

Lok Sabha internship 2018: The Lok Sabha Secretariat is offering paid internships to 100 students this summer. The secretariat has invited applications in the prescribed format for 50 internship positions for a period of three months and other 50 positions for a period of one month. A notification by the Lok Sabha secretariat says that the... Continue Reading →

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