Sujit Sinha

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Diversified School Curriculum
  • Rural Development
  • Panchayat System
  • Literature
  • Films and Development
  • Nai Talim Schools — past and future
  • Decentralization and Participatory Governance
  • Sustainable Production


Sujit Sinha is a visiting faculty with the School of Development.

Sujit is the founder of Swanirwar, an NGO working in the area of rural development in West Bengal since 1986. Swanirwar is involved in school education, sustainable agriculture, basic preventive healthcare, water, micro-finance and governance.

Sujit began his career as a high school teacher at the Ramakrishna Mission School in Arunachal Pradesh and then spent a couple of years at AT&T Bell Labs in New Jersey as a post-doctoral fellow. He has a Masters degree from IIT Kanpur and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Princeton University.


Certificate Courses

  • Living Utopias

    An exploration of counter currents of hope and action for an alternative vision of a good society.