Archana Singh



Management (PGDRM) from Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA);

Associate, I.I.I., Mumbai;

PhD Scholar, Humanities and Social Sciences Department, IIT Bombay.


Certified Trainer in Design of Training and Direct Training Skill, by Thames Valley University, UK & Department of Personnel & Training, GOI;

Non Violent Communication Leadership Program by Joy of Living and Learning Centre (A unit of Auroville International Programs, Auroville Foundation);

Leadership Program, SSY, Pune; Bhav Samadhi SSY, Pune, 

Mystic Journey Past Life Workshop, SETU, Building Brideges, New Delhi.



Worked as intern as a part of PGDRM, with MP-Project for Poverty Alleviation, Cohesion Foundation Trust and Foundation for Ecological Security

Two years as Project Manager with Agha Khan Rural Support Program(India), in Gujarat on Rural Development Projects by State and Central Government, NABARD and European Commission;

Six months as a Senior Project Consultant with Tribal Development Department, Government of Gujarat and

Joined NIA in 2007 as a Lecturer/Research Associate as a member of core faculty team.


Areas of Interest:

Training, Research and Consultancy  in areas of Financial Inclusion, Social Security Schemes, Micro, Social, Rural Insurance and Agriculture Insurance;

Training and Development work through Experiential Learning, Soft Skills Training, Self-Leadership and Personal Transformation Facilitation;

Teaching in Economics and Micro Insurance


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