Name : Dr Sucharita Pujari
Education : M.A. (Sociology), MPS, PhD (Population Studies) UGC NET (Sociology)
Experience : 14 years - Research Teaching and Training
Email : sucharitapujari.nird[at]
Phone : (+91) 040-24008523
Mobile : 9640689320

Areas of Specialisation

Gender Inequities and Mainstreaming in Healthcare in Rural India, Women and Child Health, Gender Norms and Gender Violence within Private and Public sphere, Adolescent Girls &Women Empowerment, Program and policies related to Women and Children, Gendered nature of infertility, Research Methods.

Professional Affiliation

  • Lifetime Member Indian Sociological Society (ISS)
  • Lifetime Member Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health (IASSH).
  • Member Indian Association for Population Studies (IASP)
  • Lifetime Member IIPS Alumni Association (IIPSAA)

Publications/articles/cases/reviews (Numbers)

International Publication – 01

National Peer Reviewed Journals – 03

Research Reports - 04


Current research

  1. A Comparative Study of SABLA scheme and Kishori Shakti Yojana (KSY) on Health Development and Empowerment of Adolescent Girls.
  2. Multi sector Nutrition Capacity Building Initiative ‘Sangam’ funded by Child Development and Nutrition Section, UNICEF India.
  3. Evaluation Study on Integrated Action Plan (IAP), sponsored by Planning &Coordination Department, Government of Odisha.


National and International – 13

Trainings Conducted

3 Training programs conducted in NIRDPR Hyderabad.

Invited Talks / Presentations

Invited to Participate in a Consultative Meet on “Social Norms Enabled Transformation” held on 12th &13th May, 2016 organised by UNICEF, Hyderabad.

Honours / Awards:

  1. Selected for Post-Doctoral Fellow in Knowledge Network Project, Centre for Health Studies TISS, Mumbai in collaboration with Population Council and John Hopkins University USA.
  2. Awarded Government of India Fellowship for perusing Master in Population Studies at International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai.

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