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Arushi Gupta worked as an associate researcher in the Scaling City Institutions for India (SCI-FI) initiative of the CPR. His research has focused on urbanization, the urban sanitation value chain and affordable (rental) housing policies, and programs for migrants and the urban poor. She holds an MA in Economics and Finance of International Businesses from the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics.

Anindita Mukherjee is an urban economist and is currently working as an associate researcher at the Center for Policy Research as part of the Scaling City Institutions for India (SCI-FI) initiative. It anchors research related to urban land, planning and housing, especially for the urban poor, to initiative. His urban sanitation research focuses on private sector participation and disaster risk reduction and aims to support the formulation and implementation of the various urban development programs and investments of the Indian government.

Abhinav Kumar is Associate Researcher at CPR’s Scaling City Institutions for India (SCI-FI) initiative. His research is focused on understanding the implication of urban growth and transformation on housing and the provision of public services required in Indian cities. He also works on the impact of the urban economy on land use planning. Abhinav holds an MA in Development from Azim Premji University in Bangalore.

Shubhagato Dasgupta is Senior Fellow at CPR and Director of the Scaling City Institutions for India (Sci-Fi) sanitation initiative. His current research focuses on drinking water and sanitation, private and public urban finance, housing and slum rehabilitation, and urban environmental infrastructure planning. He has also worked on urban development issues with public, private, multilateral and non-governmental organizations including the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, the Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC) and the Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO ).