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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Santanu Pramanik

Santanu Pramanik is deputy director at NCAER National Data Innovation Centre.

Reluctance to take Covid-19 vaccines could hinder achieving herd immunity sooner
Thu, Jan 28, 2021

The beginning of the vaccination programme suggests that the end is in sight. How quickly we reach the goal post depends on how well prepared we are as we enter the race.

Economic policy needs to address those who have seen the greatest distress during lockdown
Tue, Oct 20, 2020

The urban poor is still finding it difficult to return to work. Targeting social safety nets towards them is necessary as the economy struggles to recover.

PM-KISAN is not reaching all farmer households as intended
Mon, Aug 03, 2020

Given this uncertainty over the reach of PM-KISAN and its targeting, the relevance of the scheme needs to be carefully evaluated during this period.

Telephone survey shows high understanding of social distancing, support for lockdown
Mon, Apr 20, 2020

When asked about how many people they had come in contact with outside the house over the preceding 24 hours, over 50 per cent responded that they had not come in contact with anyone.