, Mumbai campus
M.Sc. in Economics (Calcutta University, Kolkata),PGDFM (IIFM, Bhopal), Ph.D. (TU Berlin)
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My research interests have moved around water and rural livelihoods, water policy and governance issues, irrigation sector reform, Participatory Irrigation Management, social and environmental safeguards and hydropower development. In recent years I have been working on floods and development in the recurrent flood prone areas in the Ganga-Brahmaputra river basin. In the past I have worked on issues pertaining to hydropower development in the Himalayas, social and environmental standards and community mobilisation.
Research areas: Irrigation, Rural Livelihoods, Hydropower, Floods and Governance, Decentralisation, Natural Resource Management
Choudhury N. 2015. Public involvement in hydropower projects and follow-up of the environment impact assessment in India. UVP-report 29 (1): 10-13. ISSN number: 0933-0690.
Choudhury N. 2013. Legality and legitimacy of public involvement in infrastructure planning: observations from hydropower projects in India, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2012.743879. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2012.743879
Choudhury N. 2017. The Water Warrior of North Bihar, in Phansalkar S and Kanitkar A. (eds.) Gems of Purest Ray Serene – Glimpse into Lives and Work of India’s Outstanding Social Workers. Samakaleen Prakashan (ISBN: 978-93-86622-37-2), pp.72-82.
Kanitkar A. and Choudhury N. 2017. A Long Voyage with Small Fishermen, in Phansalkar S and Kanitkar A. (eds.) Gems of Purest Ray Serene – Glimpse into Lives and Work of India’s Outstanding Social Workers. Samakaleen Prakashan (ISBN: 978-93-86622-37-2), pp.233-243.
Choudhury N. (2017). Living with the Deluge. Indian Express. http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/living-with-the-deluge-northeast-flood-4798615/
Choudhury N. (2017). Managing Embankments. The Hindu. http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/managing-embankments/article19589199.ece
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