Dr. Amit Kumar Singh

Dr. Amit Kumar Singh, Assistant Professor

Dr. Amit Kumar Singh

Amit Kumar Singh is Assistant Professor in Centre for Urban Studies at Indian Institute of Public Administration. He holds Masters in Regional Development and Ph.D in Urban Development. Previously, Amit has worked with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and Lokashraya Foundation.

His research interests are in the area of Urban Studies, Regional Planning & Development, Tribal Development, Gender Equality, Consumer Protection and Consumer Welfare. He has several peer reviewed publications to his credit. National Association Geographers Association, India (NAGI) adjudged him Young Geographer of the Year for his research paper on ‘Impact of Urbanisation on Tribal Development’. He has also been awarded Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) by University Grant Commission (UGC). He has participated in many national/international conferences, workshops and seminars. In the last 2 years, he has done many research projects for the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Department of Personal and Training and other Ministries of GoI.

He is actively involved in training and capacity building programmes and as a trainer he has coordinated training programmes for officers from All India Services, Central Secretariat Service, Defense Service, Municipal Commissioners, State Governments, Institutions, Representatives from Public Sector Units, Executives from Industrial and service sector/ NGOs etc. He is a life member of National Association Geographers Association, India (NAGI) and member of Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP).

Educational Qualification: M.A. in Regional Development (J.N.U.), M.Phil in Urban Geography (J.N.U), Ph.D. in Urban Development (J.N.U.)


  1. Mid-Career Training (MCT) Programme of Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Indirect Taxes).
  2. Gender Inequality at Workplace in India.
  3. Integrated Capacity Building Programme for Elected Representatives of Bihar
  4. Integrated Capacity Building Programme and follow-up of Action Research and Training for GNCTD Officers.
  5. Leadership & Enablers of Achieving Business Excellence
  6. Urban Governance for Municipal Commissioners from Municipal Corporation and Grade ‘A’ Municipalities of Govt. of Tamil Nadu

Completed Research

  1. Third Party Evaluation of Swatantrata Sainik Samman Yojana (Dec 2020)
  2. Thirty Party Evaluation of Domestic Funding of Foreign Training (DFFT) (Nov 2020)
  3. Third Party Evaluation of on-going Scheme of CBI (Aug 2020)


  • Implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission: A Case Study of Ranchi City”, in Bihar Journal of Public Administration, Vol. XVI, No1, ISSN 0974-2735, January-July 2019
  • Impact of Real Estate Regulatory Act, 2016 on Housing Sector in India, Manaviki (July-December 2019) ISSN : 0975-7880 271
  • Evolution and Growth of Urban Settlements in Uttarakhand, The Eternity Vol. VIII 2017, ISSN 0975 -8690
  • “Development Constrains and the Future Challenges in Bihar”, in B. Thakur & Others (edt), ‘Regional Development Theory and Practice’, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi.


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