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Amita Bhide

Amita Bhide
Professor and Chairperson
amita@tiss.edu

With nearly 20 years of teaching experience at TISS, Amita has played a significant role in setting up the School of Habitat Studies and in designing the Master's programme in Urban Policy and Governance. Keeping her research focus centred on urban poverty alleviation, slum sanitation, housing, slum rehabilitation and urban governance, Amita has contributed to counter existing narratives on the role of the state in governing Mumbai and other towns of Maharashtra. She has also actively researched and engaged actively in broader issues including urbanisation, decentralisation and state of urban local bodies, community participation, gendered governance and regional development.

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