DR. JAYANTA CHOUDHURY - INDIA
Dr. Jayanta Choudhury has wide experience in teaching and research in Rural Development for the last 22 yrs. Passionate, relentless, dedicated and true with his vision firmly focused on the horizon of Localizing Sustainable Development Goal.
Dr. Choudhury presently working as Associate Professor, National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. He is the author of 18 books and more than 45 research articles published in National and International journals and in edited volumes. He has led/worked with different research projects in India and Bangladesh funded by World Bank, ILO, UNICEF, IGDC, GTZ, MoTA, MoRD, etc. He is recognized as Expert, Inclusive Policy Lab, UNESCO.
He is board member of Forum for India Development Cooperation (FIDC), RIS, India and Founder of Global Forum for Sustainable Rural Development (GFSRD). He has received Global Award (Best Professor in Rural Development) from World Education Congress-2015.