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Author - Chetan Singai
Dr. Chetan B Singai is the Deputy Director, Ramaiah Public Policy Center and Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru, KA, India. He has obtained his doctoral degree (PhD) from the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science campus, Bengaluru. He completed his MPhil in Law and Governance at the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Chetan received his Master's degree in Political Science from the Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He received the prestigious Erasmus Mundus Scholarship to pursue Master's in Lifelong Learning: Policy and Management, joint degree from University of London (UK), University of Aarhus (Denmark) and University of Deusto (Spain). He is DAAD visiting-faculty Julius-Maximilians-University of Wurzburg, Germany for the
period of 2014-2018. He was visiting-faculty at the Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu. Chetan has been faculty at the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru; St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Bengaluru. He was associated with Janaagraha Center for Citizenship and Democracy, Bengaluru as Research Fellow; as Research Associate with Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Government of India, New Delhi and National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi.
He is recipient of Social Justice Medal awarded by the Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India for his service towards Human Rights and Women Empowerment by the Hon'ble Chief Justice of India in 2007. He is associated with research projects on higher education, issues of social justice, health and nutrition and political/electoral reforms. Currently, he is associated with the Committee to Draft the National Education Policy-2017, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi as Chief Consultant (Technical Secretariat at NAAC, Bengaluru).