Areas of Interest & Expertise
- Skill Development and Employment
- Community-based action projects
- Knowledge democracy
- Social entrepreneurship
- Urban poor / Urban slums
- Education and Community development
Nazrul completed his Master’s degree in Development from Azim Premji University, Bangalore in 2013. Prior to that he did his post graduation in Chemistry from Guwahati University and was working in the R&D team of Pfizer India Limited. He started his career as a Lecturer in National Post Graduate College, Guwahati and was a Guest Instructor at National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), Guwahati for 3 years. In the NSIC, he was involved in mentoring small entrepreneurs from North Eastern region.
In the University, Nazrul has taught courses on Vocational Education. He is mentoring the Social Enterprise Cell and is closely associated with the community engagement efforts of the University in the nearby panchayats. He is deeply associated with the development sector in the country, hosting the ‘Stories of Change’ initiative for the last few years and active in various related platforms to contribute to the social sector ecosystem.