Faculty Member Details

  • Dr. Chander Shekhar
    Dr. Chander Shekhar
    Professor
    buddhab@iips.net or buddhab@vsnl.net or shekharc@iipsindia.ac.in
    022-42372429 | 91-22-25563257

    Additional Information

  • "Mini-medical School and Demography, Economics and Epidemiology of Ageing", Rand Summer Institute Santa Monica, USA, July 2010
  • Summer Programme on "Use of Discrete-Time Survival Models to Draw Out the Policy Implications of Demographic and Health Surveys", East-West Center, Honolulu, USA. June-July, 2008
  • International Programme on "Demographic Aspect of Population Ageing and its Implication for Socio-Economic Development, Policies and Plans", International Institute on Ageing (INIA), Malta Sep, 2004
  • Ph.D. (Population Studies), International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India, 2004
  • Masters of Population Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India, 1999
  • Masters of Sciences (Statistics) Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, 1998
  • Post B.Sc. Diploma in Computer Science and Applications, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, 1996
  • B.Sc. Hons. (Statistics), Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, 1995

·  Lecturer, Deptt. of Population Policies and Programmes, IIPS (Nov 23,2000 - Jan 23,2008)

·  Associate Professor, Deptt. of Mathematical Demography and Statistics, IIPS, (Jan 24,2008 - Dec 16,2013)

  • Fertility & Family Planning, Population Projection, Abortion, Reproductive & Child Health, Ageing in Developing Countries, Survey Data Analysis and Methods, Mathematical Demography
  • Member, International Union for Scientific Studies in Population (IUSSP), France
  • Member, Population Association of America (PAA), USA
  • Founder Member, Asian Population Association (APA), Thailand
  • Life Member, Indian Association for Studies in Population (IASP), India
  • Research Team Member, Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies (HDHS), Sweden
  • Life Member, Indian Association for Social Sciences (IASS), India
  • Vice-President, International Institute for Population Sciences Alumni Association (IIPSAA), India
  • Award of Honour, Indian Society for Study of Reproduction and Fertility 2012
  • Stockholm International Water Institute Fellowship 2011
  • Rand Summer Institute Fellowship 2010
  • Measures DHS Fellowship 2008
  • Five Year Full Membership Award by the International Union for Scientific Studies in Population 2007
  • United Nations, INIA, Fellowship 2004
  • Junior Research Fellowship (Population Studies) by University Grant Commission (Govt. of India) 1999
  • MoHFW, Government of India Merit Fellowship 1998
  • USA, China, Sweden, Japan, Republic of South Korea, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Ethiopia, Malta

Position Held

·  Lecturer, Deptt. of Population Policies and Programmes, IIPS (Nov 23,2000 - Jan 23,2008)

·  Associate Professor, Deptt. of Mathematical Demography and Statistics, IIPS, (Jan 24,2008 - Dec 16,2013)

Country Visited

  • USA, China, Sweden, Japan, Republic of South Korea, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Ethiopia, Malta

Professional Membership

  • Member, International Union for Scientific Studies in Population (IUSSP), France
  • Member, Population Association of America (PAA), USA
  • Founder Member, Asian Population Association (APA), Thailand
  • Life Member, Indian Association for Studies in Population (IASP), India
  • Research Team Member, Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies (HDHS), Sweden
  • Life Member, Indian Association for Social Sciences (IASS), India
  • Vice-President, International Institute for Population Sciences Alumni Association (IIPSAA), India

Consulting

Other Info

Major current job responsibilities:

  • Teaching and Research

Previous positions held:

  • Lecturer, Deptt. of Population Policies and Programmes, IIPS (Nov 23,2000 - Jan 23,2008)
  • Associate Professor, Deptt. of Mathematical Demography and Statistics, IIPS, (Jan 24,2008 - Dec 16,2013)

Principal investigator to nationally important Large-scale sample surveys:

  • National Health Family Welfare Survey (NFHS), 2014-15
  • District Level Household and Facility Survey (DLHS), 2011-12
  • District Level Household and Facility Survey (DLHS), 2007-08

International Research Collaborations (Current):

  • Guttmacher Institute, USA
  • University of Hitotsubashi, Japan
  • ICF International, USA

Consultant to and principal investigators for studies sponsored by agencies:

  • UNFPA, USAID, UNDP, DFID, POPULATION COUNCIL, WHO, TATA TRUST
  • National Commission on Population, Government of India
  • National Commission on Enterprises in Unorganized Sector, Government of India
  • High Level Committee on Tribal Health, MoHFW, Government of India
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