Sourav Dutta

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Placed at:   Dindori, Madhya Pradesh

Education: B.Sc. (Electronics) from Government Model Science College Jabalpur and Masters of Social Work from Rani Durgawati Vishwavidyalaya Jabalpur

Prior work experience:

  • Sourav Datta has worked with the National Sample Survey Organization as a field investigator. He was also associated with Development And Research Services Private Limited, as a field supervisor and investigator. This involved helping conduct the Annual Health Survey under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
    One key work during fellowship
  • The fund utilization of IAP had been abstract and mismatched to the requirements of the district

What was done:

  • Under the leadership of Collector, projects were decentralised
    Field visits/public auditing was done where its rationale was deciphered while benefitting the community as a whole
    Coordination with various departments to ensure quality work is done by ensuring periodic supervision


  • This resulted in projects being undertaken for public welfare. Examples:Project Akansha ( virtual IIT coaching class), Project Swavalamban( skill development training)