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sandeep kumar
Senior Researcher , New Concept Information Systems, New Delhi
Patna, Bihar
Development sector professional with 14 years of experience with government, donor agencies and private sector. Have extensive field experience and monitoring and supervision work. Looking for research, consulting and projects based work both on short and long term basis. Have Masters and PhD in Economics (PPP).
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural, Urban
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
  • Private Sector, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social, Gender, Education, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
Senior Research Manager with New Concept Information Systems, New Delhi to lead
research assignments, prepare costing, implementation plan and its execution. Quantitative and
qualitative research and analysis using Excel, SPSS and ATLAS.ti. Capacity building of team
members in achieving the desired output. Key Assignments:
• Effect of TB/ HIV-TB on workers at their workplace and supplementary nutrition support during treatment (client: International Labour Organization (ILO), India)
• Credit worthiness of farmers in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana (client: YARA International)
• Rapid assessment of Alternate learning & mentoring program in online school education in Odisha (client: UNICEF)
State Monitor with KalaCORE (Control and Elimination of Visceral Leishmaniasis),
supported by UK Aid, UK. Support NVBDCP in Bihar and Jharkhand on National Kala-azar
Elimination Program
Key Assignments:
• Study to find out barriers to treatment of kala-azar due to gender in Bihar and Jharkhand
• Training of block level health officials on treatment, counselling to patient for nutrition support
• Conduct National Kala-azar Elimination Program in data analysis using KA-MIS (Kala-azar management information system) for better implementation in the endemic districts and facilitate data driven program strategy.
• Online course on Control and Elimination of Visceral Leishmaniasis hosted on Futurelearn.com
Consultant – PPP with Bihar Technical Assistance Support Team (BTAST), Patna
supported by UK Aid, UK.
• Support State Health Society, Bihar (SHSB) in undertaking PPP projects, preparation of bid documents
Key Assignments:
• Dialysis Centre at 24 government health facilities in Bihar in PPP mode
• Community Radio Station established to raise awareness in nutrition and healthy practices managed from Kisan Vigyan Kendra, Barh
• Selection and operationalization of CT Scan and MRI facility in district hospitals and government medical colleges in Bihar on PPP mode
Consultant with Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, New Delhi. Provided technical expertise in Economic Affairs wing and PPP cell of the Ministry
• Monitoring of urban sector projects; Organized sectoral annual plan discussion with all States/ UTs to discuss issues related to urban sector; Prepared repository of knowledge and information relating to urban infrastructure which is hosted on Ministry of Urban Development’s website
Lal Bahadur Shastri Research Centre for Public Policy and Social Change, New Delhi as Research
Associate. Preparation of research design, analysis and hand-holding support to students in field
Activities; Analysis of Delhi Government schemes for promotion of entrepreneurship in rural parts of
Delhi; Support in Evaluation of MGNREGS in Haryana; Prepared report on potential of
entrepreneurship in rural areas of Delhi.
Amaltas Consulting Private Limited, New Delhi as Project Analyst
Socio-economic study, data collection & analysis for preparing reports. Organize stakeholder meetings, consultations and workshops.
Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, Government of India, New Delhi as Consultant
Analysis of NSSO unit level data on employment using SPSS; Study of government schemes for employment generation in rural India; Provided input for preparation of chapter on Employment for Economic Outlook 2007-08
Ekartha (I) Private Limited, Pune as Business Analyst. Conduct research, analysis and prepare eligibility matrix for real estate loan search engine for US market named searchmyloan.com
Education:
• Ph.D. (Economics) on topic: Public Private Partnership for the Development of a Backward State: A Case Study of Bihar) from Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics, Pune
• M.A. (Economics) from Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics, Pune

PROFESSIONAL TRAININGS:
• Introduction to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) conducted by The Humanitarian Leadership Academy (course provided by Unicef), June 2020
• Evaluating Social Programs (5-days webinar series) conducted by Abdul Lateef Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), June 2020
• 1st IGC Patna Summer School in Development Economics, International Growth Centre – India directed by London School of Economics and Political Science and the University of Oxford, UK, 2019
• Short Term Course on Principles and Practices in Social Research, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Patna, 2019
• Control and Elimination of Visceral Leishmaniasis, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK, 2018
• Public Private Partnership (PPP): How can PPPs help deliver better services?, PPP Group, World Bank Group and Rudo International, 2015
• Certificate Programme in Research Methodology, Indian Institute of Public Health under Public Health Foundation of India, 2015
• Manual and Guidelines for Procurement of Goods, Services & Works for ICDS, Bihar, Sector Wide Approach to Strengthen Health (SWASTH) supported by Department
• Basics of Health Economics, World Bank Institute, 2014
• Policies for Jobs: E-learning Course, World Bank Institute, 2011
• International Perspective in Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation, PRIA Education & University of Victoria, Canada, 2010
Affiliations and Achievements:
• Awarded for writing a technical paper on 24X7 Dialysis Center across 24 locations under Public Private Partnership in Bihar: Outline of Successful Initiative
Member of Indian Health Economics and Policy Association.
Publications:
Book:
Kumar, S. (2017). Dynamics of Development and Public-Private Partnership in India. New Delhi: Abhijeet Publications.
Sharma, G.L., P. Balamurugan P., Sandeep Kumar, (2012). An Exploratory Study on Potential for Entrepreneurial Activities in the Rural Areas of Delhi. New Delhi: Himalaya Publishing House.
Chapter in Book:
Sharma G.L., P. Balamurugan and Sandeep Kumar (2015), ‘Agriculture in the Rural Areas of Delhi – An Analysis’, edited by Naheen Haider Zaidi and Mohammad Muqeet Khan on ‘Sustainable Agriculture in 21st Century: Strategic Approaches and Practices’, Regal Publications, New Delhi, Pg. 115-133 (ISBN 978-81-8484-408-5)
Sharma G. L., P. Balamurugan and Sandeep Kumar (2014), ‘Rural Entrepreneurship in National Capital Territory of Delhi: A Case Study’, edited by P. K. Biswas, G. L. Sharma, Rashmi Sharma and Meghna Rishi on ‘Applied Case Studies in Management’, Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai, Pg. 52-68 (ISBN: 978-93- 5142-658-5)
Articles:
Sharma, G.L., Balamurugan P., Kumar, S. & Bajpai, S. K. (2010). Management of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in Haryana: Issues and Challenges. LBS Journal of Management & Research; Vol. VIII, Issue 1.
Balamurugan, P. & Kumar, S. (2010). Book Review: A Report on Management of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme: Issues and Challenges [Review of the book A Report on Management of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme: Issues and Challenges, by S. Chhabra, R. L. Raina, & G. L. Sharma]. LBS Journal of Management & Research, Vol. VIII, Issue 1.
Kumar, S. (2010). Partnership for Development: An Appropriate Strategy. Bihar Economic Journal. Sept 2010.
Mishra, A. & Kumar, S. (2008). Give the Man Credit: An Interview with Muhammad Yunus. Yojana (Hindi), Vol. 52, No. 1.
Kumar, S. & Anand S. (2008). B-School for Rural Women. Yojana, Vol. 52, No. 1.
Kumar, S. & Anand, S. (2007). Journey of Rural Credit in India over the Past Sixty Years. Kurukshetra, Vol. 55, No. 12.

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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Doctorate
    Languages:
    English, Hindi
    Nationality:
    Indian
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