Parijat Ghosh

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Parijat Ghosh is a development practitioner who has been working with PRADAN for more than 14 years. She has worked in Jharkhand for five years and has mobilised women in small groups to help them take up activities such as savings and credit, reeling and spinning of tasar yarn, agriculture, etc. She has also worked with PRADAN's human resource development unit, where she anchored the development apprenticeship programme. Parijat is based in Delhi, and is currently working with PRADAN's education initiative to establish development practice as a discipline.

Articles by Parijat Ghosh

a child walking with a goat in a village-adivasi livelihood

March 8, 2024
Adivasi livelihoods in Central India: What the numbers say
A survey of Adivasi households in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh reveals malnutrition, landlessness, and poor literacy, and suggests ways to overcome these challenges.
Women farmers sowing paddy_Unsplash

December 8, 2020
Old wine in a new bottle?
A look at how the evolution of organic farming in India is harming farmers by ‘deskilling’ them.
Several women in sarees, talking and laughing

September 18, 2018
The unintended consequences of SHGs
Trying to increase participation in development may leave the marginalised as mere beneficiaries of programmes, without much control over the decision-making process.
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