Research Team

Bhim Reddy

Bhim Reddy is a Senior Research Associate at IHD, and an Associate Editor of the Indian Journal of Human Development. His Ph.D from the Department of Anthropology, University of Hyderabad, focused on rural-urban labour migration and agrarian change. His research interests are in agrarian political economy, manifestations of caste in contemporary India, everyday lives and politics of migrant/informal labour in urban centres, emerging recruitment practices in urban labour markets, struggles for urban citizenship, and urban violence.

Ms. Nikita Sharma

Nikita Sharma is a Research Associate at IHD. Her research interests urban studies, planning, urbanization, politics of planning and urban design. She is an Architect by training with masters in Urban Design. Her design proposal 'Whampoa- walkabout neighbourhood' won best planning project 2013 (Student category) by Singapore Institute of Planners. She was a participant of the International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.