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Dr. Ananya Samajdar

Head - Research

Dr. Ananya Samajdar  is head of research at GRAAM. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the National University of Singapore. Along with heading the research team, she has handled studies for WHO, NHSRC, Karnataka Evaluation Authority and UNICEF. In her previous job at TISS, she has worked  with MHRD on higher education and academic leadership projects and with Coal India on influencing their CSR activities.


Her other interests include singing and listening to Hindustani Classical Music (vocal).

 

Project Handled

# Name of the Project Assignment Partner Thematic Area Project Type Assignment Period
1 Demand Side Assessment of Primary Health Care in Assam World Health Organisation Public Health Social Impact Assessment & Evaluation Sep 2019

Jun 2020
2 Outsourcing Formulation of Policy Options and Legal Implications for Enabling Prescription and Dispensing by Mid-Level Health Workers and Nurses for Primary Health Care in India. World Health Organisation Public Health Policy Engagement Jun 2019

Dec 2019
3 Evaluation of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) in Karnataka Karnataka Evaluation Authority (KEA) Learning, Skill Development and Livelihood Social Impact Assessment & Evaluation Jan 2019

Mar 2020
4 Developing a Roadmap of Social Enterprise Ecosystem as a Precursor for a Viable Social Stock Exchange in India NABARD Learning, Skill Development and Livelihood Policy Engagement Dec 2019

Apr 2020
5 Community Need Assessment for CSR Intervention of Asian Paints Limited Asian Paints Limited. Governance and Democratization Social Impact Assessment & Evaluation Dec 2019

Feb 2020
6 Midline Evaluation of Prerepana Project NR Foundation,SVYM Learning, Skill Development and Livelihood Social Impact Assessment & Evaluation Dec 2018

Mar 2019
7 Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Skill Development Program for Less Privileged Youth under Titan’s Corporate Social Responsibility Titan Comany Limited Learning, Skill Development and Livelihood Social Impact Assessment & Evaluation Aug 2018

Mar 2019
8 Research & Strategic Consultation for the Establishment of NR Foundation’s PwD Skill and Employment Facilitation Centre NR Foundation Learning, Skill Development and Livelihood Strategic Consultation Aug 2018

Dec 2018
9 Project Samvarthana: A Convergent Approach to Child Survival & Development UNICEF Public Health Strategic Consultation Nov 2015

Oct 2016
10 NISHTHA: Transforming Comprehensive Healthcare in India Jhpiego Public Health Social Impact Assessment & Evaluation Dec 2020

Jun 2022
11 Impact Evaluation of MyQuest Programme in Tamil Nadu and Gujarat QUEST Alliance Learning, Skill Development and Livelihood Social Impact Assessment & Evaluation Sep 2021

Jan 2022
12 Developing a Roadmap of Social Enterprise Ecosystem as a Precursor for a viable Social Stock Exchange in India NABARD Governance and Democratization Development Research Jun 2019

Jun 2020
13 Development of State of the 21st Century Skills Sector Report UNICEF Learning, Skill Development and Livelihood Social Impact Assessment & Evaluation Oct 2021

Feb 2022


·         Ko, Kilkon and Ananya Samajdar. 2010. Evaluation of International Corruption Indexes: Should We Believe Them or Not? The Social Science Journal 47: 508-40. 

 

·         Samajdar, Ananya. 2011. Accountability and Performance: A Study of Rural Local Government in the Indian State of West Bengal. Annual International Conference on Political Science, Sociology and International Relations 2011 (PSSIR 2011), 7-8 November, Singapore [published in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Political Science, Sociology and International Relations (PSSIR 2011), 7-8 November 2011, Singapore, published by Global Science and Technology Forum (GSTF) and indexed by EBSCO and CrossRef]. 

 

·         Samajdar, Ananya. 2012. An Assessment of Local Government Accountability: Mechanisms and their Operation in GramPanchayats in Two Indian States. International Conference on Public Administration (8th ICPA), 25-27th October 2012, Hyderabad, India [published in Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Public Administration (8th) (Volume 1), published by University of Electronic Science and Technology of China Press (UESTC Press), Chengdu, People’s Republic of China]. 

 

·         Samajdar, Ananya. 2016. Far Beyond RUSA: Book Review of “RUSA- As Quality Intervention in the Higher Education Sector” (2016), edited by Dalip Kumar and published by Chandigarh Post Graduate Government College for Girls and Unistar Books Pvt Ltd. University News 54 (31): 30-3 (August 01-07). 

 

·         Samajdar, Ananya. 2017. Democracy, Capacity and Performance in Panchayats: Exploring the Dilemma and the Debate in Abhijit Bhattacharya and Mousumi Ghatak (eds.)Rural Development Programmes in India: Effectiveness and Evaluation. Serials Publications Pvt Ltd. Sarma, 

 

·         Rohan and Ananya Samajdar. 2017. Healthy Balance Sheets and Unhealthy Communities : Practitioner Perspectives on CSR Initiatives of Public Sector Enterprises in India in S. Siva Raju (ed.) Corporate Social Responsibility in India: Some Empirical Evidence. Springer Singapore.

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