Sameerkanta Pradhan

30 July 2018 – 31 December 2018 | Profile shared during internship at IIHS


2017   MA, Sustainable Livelihood Natural Resource Governance, TISS, Mumbai

2011   BTech, Biotechnology, BPUT, Rourkela, Odisha

Sameer has been working  in the rural areas of Simdega, Jharkhand. exploring the scope of manufacturing organic products similar to  SELCO Foundation.


As a student of Sustainable Livelihoods, Natural Resource Governance understanding the intricacies and processes of policy making, multi-level planning and implementation  were the sole focus of his pedagogy while policy research and devising implementation framework were integral parts.


Sameer’s experience as a development professional with Professional Assistance for Development Action – PRADAN, helped him understand that an efficient developmental intervention can be made only through a critical comprehensive analysis of the grass-root situation. At the  Tata Institute of Social Sciences he developed his skill to contextualize any local situation with global scenario which in his views is  key to an in-depth analysis.