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Interested scholars/academics who are working as faculty members/researchers in Universities/Institutes are encouraged to send a request mentioning the time they want to spend at NCDS, a brief work plan on what they intend to do and CV. The request should be sent to Director, NCDS ( NCDS will process the same on receiving the request.

A visiting Scholar/Fellow/Professor is required to deliver a seminar, give lectures to students (if mutually convenient), contribute to working paper series of NCDS, and participate in other academic activities at NCDS. A visiting Scholar/Fellow/Professor will be provided with office space and accommodation in the guest house-cum-hostel (if rooms are available), without any charges. There will be no financial liability to NCDS (NCDS will not be paying any honorarium or reimbursing any expenses). Residents in the guest house-cum-hostel have to pay for their food, laundry and other facilities to the providers if they avail the same.

Requests from scholars/academics who are not Indian citizens will also have to be accompanied by a copy of their passport and the processing of their request may take a longer time, as it will also require clearance from Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.



Visitor Description

Visitor Designation



Professor Prasanta K. Pattanaik

Professor of the Graduate Division, Department of Economics, University of California, USA

Honorary Academic Visitor

02 to 05 October, 2016


Dr. Lopamudra Patnaik Saxena

Researcher,Food & Communities,Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience,Coventry University,UK

Visiting Researcher

December, 2016 to July, 2017


Professor P.V. Viswanath

Professor of Finance, Pace University, Lubin School of Business, New York , USA

Visiting Professor

January to May, 2017


Dr. Ramakanta Patra

Senior Lecturer in Economics & Finance, Field Group Chair in Economics, Cardiff School of Management, UK

Visiting Fellow

15 June to 3 August, 2018


Dr. Ruchira Bhattamishra

Social Scientist

Visiting Fellow

1 to 31 August 2018


Professor Keshab Das

Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad

Visiting Fellow

8 July to 07 August, 2019

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