Santosh Kumar Mishra, Ph.D.

I retired on June 30, 2020 from the Population Education Resource Centre (PERC), Department of Lifelong Learning & Extension [DLLE, previously known as Department of Continuing & Adult Education & Extension Work (DCAEEW)], S.N.D.T. Women’s University (SNDTWU), Mumbai, India. I underwent training in demography, with award of Government of India Fellowship, during 1986-1987 from the IIPS (Deemed University), located at Mumbai (

Also, I acquired Ph. D. from University of Patna in 1999. My other qualifications include (a) Post-Master’s Diploma in Adult & Continuing Education, (b) Certificate Course on Hospital and Health Care Management, & (c) Diploma in Human Resource Development. Professional training that I underwent abroad with grant of scholarship/bursary are (a) 5th European Policy Conference (Swedish Society of Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden, October 18-19, 2012); & (b) Healthy Life Expectancy from Longitudinal Data: Understanding how Health and Mortality Evolve Workshop (AN University, Canberra, Australia, 17-19 June, 2014).

My prime area of interest and expertise include population & development, sustainable development, gender issues and allied subject areas. I have authored (some co-authored) (a) 5 booklets (including teaching-learning materials: published by PERC, DLLE, SNDTWU); (b) 4 books; (c) 23 book chapters; (d) 80 journal articles; (e) 2 monographs; (f) 7 research studies (published by the DLLE, SNDTWU); & (g) 52 papers for conferences (some with bursary for presenting research papers at international events held at Sweden, Australia, Tajikistan, USA, Tanzania, Philippines, Ireland, Nepal, and Pakistan).

S. N. D. T. Women’s University, Mumbai, India