Our Advisors

We acknowledge the guidance and mentoring provided by the programme advisors to PLD as well as individual experts who have been part of our resource pool in different projects.


Programme Advisors

We would like to thank Uma ChakravartiKamala Sankaran and Sanjay Agarwal for being programme advisors to PLD We are also thankful to Malini Ghose and Usha Ramanathan for being former advisors to the programme.


Project Resource Pool

Our action-based research, capacity building initiatives and field investigations are steered by a resource pool for the particular project. We are grateful to the following persons for contributing and guiding one or more of our projects for the last several years:


Anuja Agarwal
Associate Professor

Department of Sociology
Delhi School of Economics
University of Delhi


Indira Pancholi
Mahila Jan Adhikar Samiti


Mary John
Senior Fellow
Centre for Women’s Development Studies (CWDS)


Lena Ganesh
Independent Researcher


Prof. Ved Kumari
Law Centre-I, Faculty of Law
University of Delhi


Prof. Asha Bajpai,
Dean, School of Law, Rights and Constitutional Governance,  
Tata Institute of Social Sciences,


Rebecca Mammen John
Senior Advocate 
Delhi High Court 


Geeta Ramaseshan
Madras High Court


Dr. Pratiksha Baxi
Assistant Professor
Center for the Study of Law and Governance
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi 


Farah Naqvi
Steering Committee on the Empowerment of Minorities 


Dr. Mrinal Satish
Associate Professor of Law
National Law University
New Delhi