Dr. Samudra has completed his BCA, MBA(HRM) before completing his PhD in Public Systems from IIM Ahmedabad. Prior to joining IIMA, he worked in a large PSU for more than a decade. His research interests lie in the areas of public policy, productivity analysis, education, etc. He has published several cases, journal articles and book chapters.
Dr. Bakshi is a Development Economist engaged in interdisciplinary teaching and research on issues of rural transformation, livelihoods, poverty and exclusion.Aparajita Bakshi also undertakes the local governance in India.