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Updated on 24 Sep, 2015

Dr Babu P Remesh

Associate Professor (on Lien)

Babu P. Remesh is currently in charge of Director of the School of Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Studies, IGNOU. He is also the Coordinator of MA &PG Diploma Programmes on `Labour Development’, now being designed at the School. Prior to his joining IGNOU, Dr. Babu was Fellow & Coordinator, Integrated Labour History Research Programme and Archives of Indian Labour at the V.V.Giri National Labour Institute, NOIDA.  At the Insitute, he had also served as Coordinator, Centre for Agrarian Relations and Rural Labour and as Coordinator, North East Research Programme.
 A Gold Medalist in M.A. (Development Economics) from Calicut University, Dr. Babu did his M.Phil (Applied Economics) and Ph D. (Economics) from Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram/Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

He had completed several research studies and published papers in national/international journals. He is author of two books - `Shifting Trajectories’ (VVGNLI; 2008) and `Dynamics of Rural Labour’ (Concept; 2010); and joint-editor of a volume – `Bridging the Gap’ (Sage; 2011). His research interests include: informal sector and livelihood issues, social security, labour in BPOs/Call Centres, work/workers in media, industrial structure and labour in automotive sector, rural/industrial labour relations, new patterns of internal migration, social exclusion of migrants and interdisciplinary research methods.


Official Address:
School of Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies,
Room No.5,
First Floor,
EMPC Indira Gandhi National Open University,
Maidan Garhi  New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
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