Asilata Karandikar

Course: PhD

Year of Joining: 2021

Advisor: Bidisha Chaudhuri

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Research Interest: Technology and Governance; Science, Gender, and Politics

Education/Work Experience: BA Political Science (University of Mumbai); MA Political Science (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi); MA Women’s Studies (Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai). Research Associate, Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes, Mumbai (2013-2015); Assistant Professor (ad hoc), Dept of Political Science, Wilson College, Mumbai (Dec 2017 – Aug 2021)


CITAPP at IIIT Bangalore is an interdisciplinary think-tank set-up to focus on the policy challenges and the organizational demands made by technological innovation. Of particular interest to the Centre is how technological advances, along with institutional changes that harness the legitimacy and the powers of bureaucracies and market, address the needs of underserved communities.