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Prof. Basant K Potnuru

Prof. Basant K Potnuru

PhD, JNU; M.Phil, JNU; M.A. (Economics), Berhmpur University; B.A. (Hons.), Berhmpur University. 


Contact: 011-46485514

Total Years of Experience

17 Years

Brief description of Experience

Dr. Basant Potnuru had worked with the India Centre for Migration (ICM), a leading Think-tank of the Ministry of External Affairs (formerly, of the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs) on matters relating to International Migration, as a Research Officer and Head of Projects. Earlier, he had taught at IIM Rohtak and Invertis Institute of Management Studies, Invertis University, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. He had qualified University Grants Commission’s National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship (Economics) in 2000 and a recipient of “Best Researcher Award” from the ScienceFather International Academic Awards 2022. To his credit, he had presented papers in the international conferences and published in the national and international journals.

Research Interest Areas

Economic growth, trade, international migration and health

Consulting Interest Areas

Economic growth, trade, international migration and health

Selected Publications

1) Potnuru, B. and Arora. P. (2023). The Impact of “Nitaqat” on Indian High-skilled Migration to Saudi Arabia. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, DOI: 10.1177/01171968231156473.
2) Khadria, B., Potnuru, B., Mishra, R., Bakshi, K. and Thakur, N. (2023). Migration of High-skilled STEM Professionals from India: Addressing Global Compact for Migration Objective 1. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, DOI: 10.1177/01171968231153178.
3) Potnuru, B. and Khadria, B. (2022). Comparison of the Economic Performance of the China- and Indian-born Immigrants with US Natives. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 31 (4): 382-401.
4) Potnuru, B. (2022). “Indian Economic Growth, Covid-19 and Business: The Way Ahead”, Indian Journal of Economics and Development, 18 (1), 55-65.
5) Potnuru, B. (2020). “SDG Targets on Maternal and Child Health and Access of Doctors in India”, International Journal of Healthcare Management, 13 (sup 1), 414-421.
6) Potnuru, B. and Khadria, B. (2019). “Have the London Dreams of Indian Doctors Come to an End”, India Migration Report 2018: Migrants in Europe (Editor: Irudaya Rajan), Routledge, London.
7) Potnuru, B. (2017). “Aggregate Availability of Doctors in India: 2014-2030”, Indian Journal of Public Health, 61 (3), 182-187.


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