Admissions 2018

Faculty - TERI University


Prashant Kumar Singh
Assistant Professor,
Department of Policy Studies

Dr. Prashant Kumar Singh is a trained demographer whose work focuses on social determinants of health, maternal and child health and gender. He has published several peer reviewed articles, opinion pieces and commentaries in reputed journals on various issues related to maternal and child health and survival, adolescent's health, gender, ageing. Before joining the TERI University, Dr. Singh served as a Associate Fellow at the Institute for Human Development, New Delhi, where he was involved in the conceptualization, design and execution of research studies concerning the broad themes of strengthening health systems, service delivery models, maternal and child health, and public health nutrition. He received both independent and joint research grantsfrom ICSSR, ICMR, PACS, and DFID.




Educational Qualifications
  •  Ph D in Population Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, India, 2014

  •  M A in Population Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, India, 2008

  •  M A in Geography, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, India, 2007

Honors and Awards
Max Plank-India Visiting Fellow, Max Plank Society, Germany, 2016-2020

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Max Plank Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR), Germany, 2015

Qualified UGC-NET Fellowship in Population Studies, 2008

Government of India Fellowship, Master of Population Studies Program, IIPS, Mumbai, 2007

Selected Publications
 Social network and mental health among older adults in rural Uttar Pradesh, India: a cross-sectional study
Lucky Singh, Prashant Kumar Singh and Perianayagam Arokiasamy
Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology,

 Factors associated with maternal healthcare services utilization in nine high focus states in India: a multilevel analysis based on 14385 communities in 292 districts
Prashant Kumar Singh, Chandan Kumar, Rajesh Kumar Rai and Lucky Singh
Health Policy and Planning,

 Looking beyond the male-female dichotom' - sibling composition and child immunization in India, 1992-2006
Prashant Kumar Singh and Sulabha Parasuraman
Social Science and Medicine,

 Trends in child immunization across geographical regions in India: focus on urban-rural and gender differentials
Prashant Kumar Singh

 Under-five mortality in high focus states in India: a district level geospatial analysis
Chandan Kumar, Prashant Kumar Singh and Rajesh Kumar Rai

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