Debojit Dutta

Debojit Dutta-profile

Debojit Dutta is an editorial associate at IDR, and is responsible for writing, editing, sourcing, and publishing content. He has previously worked in editorial roles with Sahapedia, The Quint, and The Sunday Guardian, and is a founding editor of Antiserious, a literary webzine. Debojit’s writings have appeared in publications such as Himal Southasian,, and The Wire.

Articles by Debojit Dutta

The area outside Jama Masjid with people and buildings, captured from a height in Jama Masjid. Indian cities are plagues by poor planning.

November 16, 2021
Building better cities
Indian cities are plagued by poor planning. To remedy this, a recent NITI Aayog report suggests reviewing outdated city plans, encouraging citizen participation, and strengthening local leadership.

November 9, 2021
Out for a duck
four women sitting on chairs on a fabric shop working on stitching clothes in a tailor shop-livelihoods programmes

September 23, 2021
Income shouldn’t be the only measure of livelihoods
When it comes to livelihoods, nonprofits and funders must think beyond income, and invest in community-building, resilience, and self-esteem.
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