Faculty Member Details

  • Dr. Aparajita Chattopadhyay
    Dr. Aparajita Chattopadhyay
    Professor
    aparajita@iips.net or apachat@rediffmail.com or aparajita@iipsindia.ac.in
    022-42372417 | +91-22-25563257

    Additional Information

  • Ph.D. (Population Studies), IIPS, Mumbai, 2002
  • Master in Population Studies ( MPS) IIPS., Mumbai, 1999
  • M. Sc. (Geography), University of Calcutta,1997
  • B. Sc. ( Geography, Economics, History) Presidency College, Kolkata.1995
  • IIPS- WHO Project: As research Officer, 2002 Jan- March.
  • IIPS as Ad- Hoc Lecturer in 2002, April-2005 Nov
  • Banaras Hindu University as Assistant Professor-2005, Nov-2008 Feb.
  • IIPS as Assistant Professor 2008, March- 2017 Nov IIPS,
  •  Associate Professor, 2017-2020
  • Gender issues, Nutrition, Aging, Public Health, Environment and Development.
  • International Union for the Scientific Study of Population.
  • Population Association of America.
  • Indian Association for the Study of Population.
  • Geographical Society of India, Banaras Hindu University.
  • Geographical Society of India, Calcutta.
  • Members of PERN which is a panel of The International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) and a    sustained partner of Future Earth.
  • Member contributor: Global Burden of Disease (GBD) studies.
  • IIPS (master’s degree): Gold medal, 1999
  • Calcutta University (Master’s degree) Gold medal 1997
  • Government of West Bengal fellowship for perusing Master’s Degree. 1995-97.
  • Government of India Fellowship for Master’s and Doctoral degree. 1998-2001
  • J R Rele Award, Best Seminar Paper, IIPS, 1999.
  • K Srinivasan Award, Indian Association for the Study of Population: Best paper in the journal ‘Demography India’, 2005
  • K B Pathak Award, Indian Association for the Study of Population: Best peer reviewed paper on demography and health, 2012.
  • Population Association of America, Canada and Pakistan and International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) - Travel awards, for conferences in USA, Canada, France, Pakistan, Morocco, Brazil.
  • International Publications: 21
  • National Publications: 15
  • Books Published: 3
  • Newsletter/Bulletin edited: 9
  • Project completed: 5
  • Project ongoing: 6
  • University of Harvard, USA
  • University of California, LA, USA
  • RAND corporation, USA
  • University of Michigan, USA
  • University of Cambridge, UK
  • University of Karachi, Pakistan
  • Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

Position Held

  • IIPS- WHO Project: As research Officer, 2002 Jan- March.
  • IIPS as Ad- Hoc Lecturer in 2002, April-2005 Nov
  • Banaras Hindu University as Assistant Professor-2005, Nov-2008 Feb.
  • IIPS as Assistant Professor 2008, March- 2017 Nov IIPS,
  •  Associate Professor, 2017-2020

Country Visited

  • University of Harvard, USA
  • University of California, LA, USA
  • RAND corporation, USA
  • University of Michigan, USA
  • University of Cambridge, UK
  • University of Karachi, Pakistan
  • Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

Professional Membership

  • International Union for the Scientific Study of Population.
  • Population Association of America.
  • Indian Association for the Study of Population.
  • Geographical Society of India, Banaras Hindu University.
  • Geographical Society of India, Calcutta.
  • Members of PERN which is a panel of The International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) and a    sustained partner of Future Earth.
  • Member contributor: Global Burden of Disease (GBD) studies.

Consulting

Other Info

Major Projects completed:

  • Comprehensive Nutrition Survey in Maharashtra (2013, funded by UNICEF)
  • Are urban poor doing better than their rural Counterparts: a study of some Development indicators (2010, GOI)
  • Sex Preference in relation to Child Mortality and Fertility (2008, GOI)
  • Women’s Vulnerability to STI/HIV in India: Findings of the CHARCA Baseline Survey, (2005, UN organizations)
  • Causes of anaemia among women in the eastern region of India (2005, GOI)
  • Enhancing Capability to Apply Research Evidence in Policy Making -Welcome Trust Funded Project (CORT_ IIPS- NIHFW) (since 2012)
  • Comprehensive nutrition survey in Gujarat (since Nov,2013) Government of Gujarat
  • SAFAR (System of Air quality forecasting and research (IIPS - IITM) (Dec, 2013)
  • Population- Environment- Settlement ( Pop- Envis) MoEF CC ( since June 2013)
  • Longitudinal Aging Study in India (LASI)- Wave I, Government of India, NIA & UCLA, USA; UNFPA

 

 

Current Projects

  • Longitudinal Aging Study in India (LASI) GOI, (since 2014 Feb) – WAVE II
  • Historical Perspective of division of the Districts and its impact on Development (Since 2014 May)
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