Shakha Sivasankaran

MSW (Community Development)

Rajagiri School of Social Work


Educational Qualification

  • Pre Doctoral Certificate (Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai).
  • MSW (Community Development), Mahatma Gandhi University (Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Ernakulam).
  • MA History, Delhi University (Hansraj College, Delhi)
  • BA History, Delhi University (Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi)

Work Experience (Teaching / Industry / Research

  • 2 year experience with CAPART (Council for Advancement of People’s Action and Rural Technology) at wage employment programme and Monitoring Evaluation Division at the Delhi Headquarters
  • 1 year experience in the field of child protection District Child Protection Unit, Kottayam.

Seminar / Workshop / Refresher course / Training attended

  • Refresher course for Doctoral scholars conducted by Giri Institute for Development Studies, Lucknow

Areas of Interest (Teaching / Research)


  • Collective action
  • Local governance & development
  • Child protection
  • Environmental Studies


  • Auxiliary role of ICDS in tackling communicable diseases (MSW)