Fellows

Kavita KishorekavitaKishor-OP-fellow.jpg
Reporter
The Hindu
Based in Puducherry in Tamil South, Kavita writes on health and education issues. Under the POSHAN fellowship, she will do a comparison of health issues and the impact of government schemes in the two districts of Tamil Nadu – Puducherry and Villupuram.

 

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New York Times
Delhi Bureau
Delhi-based Malavika does writing and research for the New York Times. For the POSHAN fellowship, besides looking at government schemes critically, she will also examine culture-specific issues like the role of a mother-in-law as a care-giver and the nutritional intake of women during Ramadan.

Mukesh KejriwalMukeshKejariwal-OP-fellow.jpg
Special Correspondent
Dainik Jagran
Based in Delhi, Mukesh writes on issues of health and internal security. Under the POSHAN fellowship, he will write on government schemes and underprivileged communities with a focus on the two big states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

 

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Freelance Journalist
An investigative reporter, Neha will write on socio-cultural reasons for undernutrition, will focus on some of the marginalised communities and look at the reach of government schemes related to women and child development in the tribal areas of Kerala.

 

 

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Deputy Bureau Chief
Hindustan Times
Anchored in Lucknow, a politically important state capital, Pankaj writes on politics and development issues. For POSHAN, he will write on off-beat initiatives like kangaroo-care, grain banking, goat project that have been instituted by communities to fight off hunger and undernutrition.

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Freelance journalist
The Kolkata-based writer’s work appears in mainstream and the development media. Under the POSHAN project, she will look at some successful food schemes of West Bengal even as raising questions about the anemic health of women and malnutrition of tribal communities in Jharkhand.

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