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Nazar Khalid

Research Fellow

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Nazar holds an MPhil in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Before joining r.i.c.e, he was a Research Assistant at Ranchi University, where he worked on  Aadhaar and the Public Distribution System in Jharkhand. He was also a consultant at the Centre for Budget and Governance Advocacy in New Delhi. His research interests include social networks, discrimination and social attitudes, education and food security.

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Survey of Rural Sanitation and Solid Fuel Use, 2018, is publicly available now!

By Nazar Khalid, on February 28th, 2019

We are excited to announce that the data from our new survey on the status of rural sanitation and solid fuel use is publicly available now. The survey visited rural parts of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar inRead More..

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Reducing open defecation in rural India is an important human development goal, but at what cost? Read Sangita's piece in Hindustan Times

By Nazar Khalid, on February 3rd, 2019

Sangita’s article in Hindustan Times raises some pertinent questions about the ways in which the Swachh Bharat Mission has been implemented. She draws attention to the fact that the Mission’s success in getting latrines constructed and the subsequent decline inRead More..

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Dainik Bhaskar, a prominent Hindi newspaper, reports on our new research on changes in open defecation in India: 2014-2018.

By Nazar Khalid, on January 23rd, 2019

The Dainik Bhaskar (DB), a prominent Hindi language newspaper, published a comprehensive report on r.i.c.e and Accountability Initiative of Centre for Policy Research's (CPR) new research on changes in open defecation in India: 2014-2018. We were thrilled that the DBRead More..

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Release of r.i.c.e and Accountability Initiative's research study "Changes in open defecation in rural north India: 2014-2018."

By Nazar Khalid, on January 17th, 2019

[gallery size="large" ids="29960,29959,29957"]   r.i.c.e is delighted to share that the release of the new research study on "Changes in open defecation in rural north India: 2014-2018” was held at India Habitat Centre (IHC) on the 9th January 2018. TheRead More..