Name : Dr C Dheeraja
Education : Ph. D in Social work
Experience : Worked as Child Development Project Officer in ICDS, Sector Team leader in a watershed programme
of an NGO named Rural Development Trust (RDT), Teaching Assistant in the Department of Rural
Development and Social Work at Sri Krishna Devararaya University, Anantapur and since 12 years
working at NIRD&PR
Email : dheeraja.nird[at]
Phone :
Mobile : 9490061501

Areas of Specialisation

Gender Issues in Rural Development, Gender Budgeting, Impact of MGNREGS on women and other vulnerable sections, impact assessment studies

Professional Affiliation

  • Solution exchange

Publications/articles/cases/reviews (Numbers)

Articles in journals - 8

Chapters in the books - 14

Books - 12

Case Studies - 4

Book Reviews - 11

Research Reports- 24


Current research

  1. Studies relating to social accountability mechanisms and social audit


Workshops / Conferences attended

National - 10

International - 2

Trainings Conducted

Gender Issues in Development, Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Budgeting, Wage Employment Programmes and MGNREGS, Planning in MGNREGS, Social Audit in MGNREGS, National-level Trainings on Socio- Economic and Caste Census etc.

Invited Talks / Presentations

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