CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Nomita P.Kumar

Fellow

Giri Institute of Development Studies,

Sector ‘0’Aliganj Housing Scheme

Lucknow -226024, U.P.

Telephone: (Mobile) +91-9839010188

Email: nomita_@rediffmail.com / nomita.kumar36@gmail.com

Telephone Number: 2325021-39

 

Residential Address

Narain Villa”

Mankameshwar Mandir Marg, Daliganj,

Lucknow- 226020.

Telephone Number: 2740129 / 2740028

 

 

 EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

Post Doctorate: (Economics)

Doctorate: Phd (Economics)

Post Graduation : Economics

 

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE

 

 Excellent knowledge of operating statistical software’s like STATA, SPSS, MINITAB and GIS and MS office (MS Excel, Word, and Power Point).

 

 AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIP

 

Ø                  Awarded Institutional Doctoral fellowship from ICSSR for carrying out Ph.D. from February 1989 to January 1993, on the topic “Women in Secretarial Jobs : A Study of their Income, Employment and Working Conditions in Lucknow City” under the supervision of Prof. A.K.Singh, Professor, Giri Institute of Development Studies, Sector O, Aliganj Housing Scheme, Lucknow.

Ø                  Awarded Research Associateship for 5 Years from UGC for Post Doctoral Work on The Topic, “Impact of Economic Reforms on The Small Scale Sector in India” from May, 2004 till September 2006.

 

CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

·         Women Issues and Economic Development.

·         Issues related to Labour Market and Employment.

·         Performance of Small scale Industry and Economic Reforms.

·         Issues related to Family Planning and Family Welfare Program and Health Policies.

·         Gender and Health Inequality in Women and Children.

·         Development of Social Sector and its Determinants.

·          Development, Poverty and Inequality, and Regional Disparity

 

 WORK & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Research Experience

Ø      December 1987 to June 1988: Research Assistant in the project “Planning for Industrial Restructuring in a Metropolis City : A Study of Kanpur, under Project Director Prof.A.K.Singh in Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow.
Ø      July 1988 to January 1989: Research Fellow in the project Growth and Poverty in U.P. : A Temporal and Regional Exploration under Project Director Prof.A.K.Singh in Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow.
Ø      February 1989 to January 1992: Institutional Doctoral Fellow, under the Supervision of Prof.A.K.Singh Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow.
Ø      February 1992 to October 1993: Research Fellow in the project Perspective Plan for Land Use in Central Zone of India under  the Project Director Prof.A.K.Singh at Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow.

Ø      July 1994 to December 1995: Research Associate in the Project “One Image, Multiple Realities – Hindu-Muslim Relation in India” under Prof. Ashutosh Varshney of Haward University, Cambridge.

Ø      September 1996 to September 1997: Research Fellow in the Project Social, Economic Development Status of U.P.”, under Project Director Prof.A.K.Singh in Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow.

Ø      February 1998 to December 2000: Senior Research Fellow in the Project Regional Dualism, State and Development Process in India, under Project Director Prof.A.K.Singh Sponsored by IDPAD, Netherlands Embassy.

Ø      June 2001 to June 2002: Senior Research Associate in Second State Finance Commission, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, Indira Bhawan , Lucknow.

Ø      September 2002 to February2003: Senior Research Fellow in the Project Regional Dualism, State and Development Process in India, under Project Director Prof.A.K.Singh Sponsored by IDPAD, Netherlands Embassy.

Ø      October 2003 to April 30th 2004:       Senior Research fellow in the Project Review of Policy and Regulatory Environment for Micro and Small Enterprises in U.P.”, under the Project Director Prof. A.K.Singh sponsored by ILO.

 

Teaching Experience

Ø      October 1986  to June 1987: Part-Time Lecturer in Department of Economics, Lucknow University, Lucknow.

Ø      November 1993 to June 1994: Ad-hoc Lecturer in Department of Economics, Nari Siksha Niketan Degree College, Lucknow.

Ø      January 2000 –June 2003: Ad-hoc Lecturer in Karamat Hussain Girls’ Degree College, Lucknow.

 

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Refereed National Journals

1. Presented a paper entitled “Employment Pattern and Educational Status of Female Workers in Uttar Pradesh” in the 39th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics at Patna and this paper was published in the Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.31, No.4, January, 1989.

2. Paper entitled “Child Labour – Its Magnitude and Determinants”, in co-authorship with Prof. A.K. Singh, published in the Journal of Social and Economic Change, December, 1988.

3. Paper entitled “Women in Manufacturing Industry : Emerging Trends and Issues”, presented in the 23rd Regional Science Association Conference at Udaipur in March 23-25, 1990.  This paper was published by Social Change Journal, Vol.22, No.2, June, 1992.

4. Paper entitled “Quality of Work and Gender Issues : A Study of Female Secretarial Workers in Lucknow City” published in The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.36, No.4, October-December, 1993.

5. Paper “Work and Family Linkages : A Study of Female Secretarial Workers in Lucknow City” published in the Journal – Man and Development, March 2002.

6. Paper “Changing Scenario of Workforce in Uttar Pradesh in the Post Reform Period” published in The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.46, No.4, October-December, 2003.

7. Presented and published paper on “Unorganized Trading Sector in India”in Indian Journal of labour economics Vol. 47, No, 4, conference number, 2004.

8. Paper “Gender Inequality and Poverty in Rural Uttar Pradesh” published in the Journal- Man and Development  Vol. XXVII, No.3, September 2005.

9. Submitted a paper on “Indian Farmers in the Realm of Knowledge Economy” in the Conference of Indian Society Labour Economics abstract of which was published in Indian Journal of Labour Economics,Vol.48, No. 4 conference number, December, 2005.

10.    Presented a paper entitled “Agricultural Development with Knowledge Breakthrough in Uttar Pradesh” in the National seminar on Agricultural Development in the Post Reform Period: Regional Perspective organized by Giri Institute of Development studies, March 27-29, 2006 and published in Indian Journal of Regional Science,Vol. XXXIX, Number 2, December 2007.

11.    Published a paper on “Regional Disparities in The Status of Women Across Indian States” in the journal Indian Journal of Regional Science, December, 2006.

12.    Presented a paper “Trends of Rural Diversification and Its Determinants in Uttar Pradesh” in the 49th Annual conference at Hyderabad of Indian Society of Labour Economics, December, 2007, the same paper is published in Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 50 Number 4, October –December, 2007.

13.    Paper entitled “Trends and Determinants of Female Employment in Agriculture – An inter-District Analysis in Rural Uttar Pradesh” is published in Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol 50,  Number 2, April-June issue, 2007.

14.    Published a paper entitled “Indian Farmers in the Realm of Knowledge Economy” in Asian Economic Review, Vol. 49 No. 2, August, 2007.

15.    Paper entitled “Small Scale Industry Performance in Uttar Pradesh – Pre and Post Reform Scenario” Published in Productivity, Vol 48, No. 1, April-June, 2007.

16.    Published a paper entitled “Uttar Pradesh’s Manufacturing Sector: State, Structure and Performance’ on Indiastat.com on 1st October to 15th October, 2010. This paper is also published by Productuvity Vol 50 No.4, 2010.

17.    Published paperStructure and Performance of Small Scale Industries in Indiapublished in Productivity, Vol. 51, No. 1, April-June, 2010.

18.    Published paper “Changing Trends of Female Employment in Uttar Pradesh: An Evidence from NSSO Data” in the Journal Labor and Development, Vol.16-17, June, 2010.

19.          Submitted a Paper entitled “Labour Market Discrimination and Earning Differentials: An Evidence from Uttar Pradesh Based on NSS Data” to be published in the Journal –Asian Economic Review .

20.    Published paperStatus of Women and Economic Development A Decadal Analysis Based on Indian States” on Indiastat.com, September-October, 2011.

 

Chapter in Edited books

 

Ø                        Paper entitled “Condition of Women and the Strategy for their Upliftment, presented in the Seminar ‘Approach to Eighth Five Year Plan”, organized by the Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow, May 13-14, 1989.  The paper was published in the book “Planning Strategy for a Developing Region”, ed. by Prof. A.K. Singh.

Ø                        Paper entitled “Employment Pattern and Educational Status of Female Workers in Uttar Pradesh” was published in the book “Women and Work : Changing Scenario in India”, ed. by A.N. Sharma and Seema Singh.

Ø                        Paper “Women Work and Development : Problems and Issues”, published in the book Gender Justice in India, ed. by Jag Mohan Singh Verma.

Ø                        Published a paper entitled ““Policy Reforms and Small Enterprises: Entrepreneur Perceptions from Uttar Pradesh”,to be included in a book that is being edited by Prof. Keshab Das, entitled Micro and Small Enterprises in India: The Era of Reforms . Rout ledge India, New Delhi, Chapter 13.

 

Government Reports

Ø      Paper “Dimensions of Farmers’ Distress in Uttar Pradesh” Ajit Kumar Singh and Nomita P. Kumar

 

Ø       Working Paper on “Multi-Dimensional Poverty in Buldelkhand Region of U.P” published as Working Paper No.200, 2009, GIDS.

 

Works in Progress

Ø      Paper entitled Tracking Public Investment on Social sector in Uttar Pradesh: Extent and Direction” is final for publication.

Ø      Working on Paper entitled “Health Care Expenditure in Uttar Pradesh: Ups and Down.

Ø      Working on a Paper on “Integrated Child Development Services in Uttar Pradesh: Cross Cutting Issues”.

 

 LECTURES / SEMINAR/ WORKSHOP/ PRESENTATIONS

 

Conferences: International

 

Ø                        Attended IGIDR Silver Jubilee International Conference on “Development: Successes and Challenges Achieving Economic, Social and Sustainable Progress”, December 1-3, 2012 at Mumbai.

 

Conferences: National

 

Ø                        Paper entitled “Recent Changes in the Employment Patterns and Educational Status of Female Workers in U.P.”, presented in the Seminar organized by IIPA on “Human Resource Development, 88”.

Ø                        Presented a paper entitled “Employment Pattern and Educational Status of Female Workers in Uttar Pradesh” in the 39th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics at Patna

Ø                        Paper entitled “Condition of Women and the Strategy for their Upliftment, presented in the Seminar ‘Approach to Eighth Five Year Plan”, organized by the Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow, May 13-14, 1989.

Ø                        Paper entitled “Women in Manufacturing Industry : Emerging Trends and Issues”, presented in the 23rd Regional Science Association Conference at Udaipur in March 23-25, 1990. 

Ø                        Submitted a paper entitled “Profile of Rural Child Labour : A Study Based on Rural Labour Enquiry 1974-75”, in the seminar organized by Social Works Department, Lucknow University, Lucknow.

Ø                        Paper entitled “Inter-State Variation in Participation Rate and Educational Status of White Collar Workers : A Survey”, presented in the 24th Regional Science Conference, organized by Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow, October 25-26, 1991.

Ø                        Workers Participation : A Way to Industrial Democracy”, presented in the Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics at Hyderabad, 24-26 December, 1991.

Ø                        Presented a paper entitled “Agricultural Development with Knowledge Breakthrough in Uttar Pradesh” in the National seminar on Agricultural Development in the Post Reform Period: Regional Perspective organized by Giri Institute of Development studies, March 27-29, 2006

Ø                        Presented a paper “Trends of Rural Diversification and Its Determinants in Uttar Pradesh” in the 49th Annual conference at Hyderabad of Indian Society of Labour Economics, December, 2007

Ø                        Paper entitled “Gender Implications of Globalisation and Women Workers in India” on 21st February, 2009 in the Regional Symposia on “Economist as Socio-Academic Leaders in The Era of Globalisation” Sponsored by UGC and organized by Department of Economics IT College on 20th and 21st Feruary, 2009.

Ø                        Submitted paper entitled “Women’s Empowerment Challenges in Uttar Pradesh Evidence from the NFHS” to Institute of Development Studies, Kolkata for the forthcoming conference on Gender, Empowerment and the State to held on 10th and 11th December, 2009.

Ø                        Submitted a Paper entitled “Labour Market Discrimination and Earning Differentials: An Evidence from Uttar Pradesh Based on NSS Data” in the Annual Conference on Indian Society of Labour Economics to be held on 11-13th December, 2009 at Patiala University, Patiala.

Ø                        Presented a paper entitled “Female Work Participation in Uttar Pradesh: Trends and Determinants  for the National Seminar on Quality of Life- Gender and Development Issues, scheduled for 26th and 27th July, 2010, organized by Institute of Women Studies, Lucknow University, under the Centre of excellence Scheme – Govt. of U.P.

Ø                        Presented a paper “Profile of Women’s Employment in Uttar Pradesh: An Evidence Based on NSSO Data” in the Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics held on 17-19 December, 2011 in Udaipur.

Ø                        Paper entitled “Breaking Heath Impasse of Women and Children: With Special Reference to Uttar Pradesh” was presented in the Two Day National Seminar “Exploring Growth Opportunities with Social Justice in the Marginalised State of Uttar Pradesh” organized by Department of Economics, Lucknow University on 30-31st January, 2012.

Ø                        Paper entitled Deciphering Employment Trends under the New Era of Growth in Uttar Pradesh” was presented in the Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics held on 19-22 December, 2013 in  BHU, Varanasi.

Ø                        Report presented entitled “Issues Related to Family Planning in Uttar Pradesh” was presented in the in-house workshop organized by Population Foundation of India on 17th January, 2013.

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Lectures in Training Programmes

·         Nominated Resource Person for the Training Programme on “Research Methodology and Project Formulation” organized by GIDS from 15th May to 31st May, 2012.Delivered lecture on “Gender and Development”.

·         Nominated Resource person for the Training Programme on Research Methodology organized by GIDS from 18th February to February 28th, 2013.

 

 OTHER RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

 

Ongoing Projects

Ø                        Project sponsored by Population Foundation of India entitled “Issues Realated to Family Planning in Uttar Pradesh” rough draft submitted.

Ø                        Project sponsored by ICSSR, Delhi, entitled ‘Reaching out to Mother and Child : An Evaluation of ICDS in Uttar Pradesh” in progress.

Ø                        Project Sponsored by Ministry of Women and Child Development, New Delhi entitled “Concessions on Registeration Charges/ Stamp Duty to Women Property Buyers- A Tool for Empowerment” in collaboration with Centre for Rural studied, Mussorrie in progress.

Ø                        Project on “Rural Transformation in Uttar Pradesh” is initiated specifically for Central   Region along with Prof Fahimuddin. (Field Work in Progress).

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Projects Undertaken

Ø      Project entitled “Impact of Economic Reforms on the Small Scale Sector” is submitted to UGC.

Ø      Project on“Trends and Determinants of Female Work Participation in Uttar Pradesh” through internal funding.

Ø      Project “Baseline Survey of Minority Concentrated Districts in U.P.” on Lucknow District, submitted to Minority’s Commission.

Ø      Worked on the project on “Food Insecurity Atlas for Uttar Pradesh” specific in collaboration with IHD (New Delhi) sponsored by WFP.

Ø      Project “Conditions of Widows in Living in Religious Places - A Study in Northern Regions of Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal” along with Prof. A.K.Singh sponsored by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, New Delhi.

Ø      Report on “Multi-Dimensional Poverty in Buldelkhand Region of U.P” in co-authorship with Prof A.K.Singh and Prof A Joshi.

Ø      Submitted the Project “Evaluation of Jan Shiksha SansthanLucknow District”.

Ø      Submitted the Project “Evaluation of Jan Shiksha SansthanDewas District”.

Ø      Report on “Situational Analysis of Uttar Pradesh”, sponsored by OXFAM submitted.

Ø      Report on ICDS submitted for Mid Term Evaluation of Eleventh Plan.

Ø      Report on Health Sector submitted for Mid Term Evaluation of Eleventh Plan.

Ø      Project on “Women Entrepreneurs in Uttar Pradesh-A Study in Urban Organised Sector’ sponsored  by ICSSR, New Delhi is submitted.

Ø      Project entitled “Economic Impact of Child Marriage and Malnutrition” sponsored by Ministry of Women and Child Development, New Delhi along with Prof A.K. Singh (rough Draft submitted).

 

New Project Proposed

v      Submitted a Project Proposal on “Socio Economic Status of Women in Minority Community- A Study in Selected Districts of Uttar Pradesh” to ICSSR, New Delhi.

v      Submitted an proposal for “Evaluation of Project under STEP Scheme of Ministry of Women and Child Development by Venus Vikas Sansthan, Lucknow to the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

v      Submitted a proposal for “Evaluation of Project under STEP Scheme of Ministry of Women and Child Development by Mahila Utthan Sansthan, Barabanki to the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

v      Acceptance of doing a project on Spot Varification of Primary/ Upper Primary Schools under Sarva Siksha Abhiyan has been submitted to SPD office.

 

 

 

 MISCELLANEOUS

 

·         Holding the Life Membership of Regional Science Association, India. Elected Executive Member for the Association.

·         Having Life Membership of Indian Society of Labour Economics, India.

·         Having Life Membership of UP, Uttarakhand Association of Economics,  India

·         Life member of Indian Association of Women’s Studies, India.

·         Nominated Member of the Board of Management (Educational and Social Research) of State Resource Centre, Uttar Pradesh by India Literacy Board.

 

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