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Anjali Radkar

Designation: Professor, Dean of Academic Affairs
Head, CSSE&IP
Qualification: PhD, International Institute of Population Sciences, Mumbai
Specialization: Population and Health
Office: 216, Main Building Ext: 334

After studying Statistics, Anjali immersed herself in Population Studies to become a demographer–statistician. She is the program coordinator for the M.Sc. Population Studies and Health Economics program at Gokhale. She teaches Population Studies and Research Methodology mainly to post-graduate and doctoral students.

She regularly publishes her work in academic journals. Her major research interests are sex ratio, son preference in India, Indian demography, female workforce participation, maternal and child health, mortality, morbidity and nutrition in India, and health systems research. She likes both quantitative and qualitative research.

She has worked as a Senior Consultant at State Health Systems Resource Centre, Government of Maharashtra, and as a faculty member in the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, University of Pune.

Currently, she is working on undernutrition and seasonal migration of tribal populations for livelihoods, and the area of nutrition transition in tribal peoples. She loves reading books, trekking, and listening to music. 

  • Publications
  • Completed projects
  • Ongoing projects
  • Anjali Radkar, Realities of Indian Population, In Changing Dynamics of the Indian Economy – The Decade of Twenty-Tens and Ahead, A book in Commemoration of the Birth Centenary of Prof. V.M. Dandekar, Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce, Departments of Economics and Banking, 2021, pp 214-225
  • Anjali Radkar, Universal Maternal Health: A Distant Dream, In Maternal and Child Health Care in India: Developments and Challenges, Eds. Prasant Kumar Panda, Sigamani Panneer and Chittaranjan Subudhi, Bloomsbury, 2021, pp 54-67
  • Anjali Radkar, Indian Fertility Transition, Journal of Health Management, Vol 22, No.3, September 2020, pp 413-423
  • Pankaj Mittal, Anjali Radkar, Anitha Kurup, Ashwani Kharola, Bhushan Patwardhan, Measuring Access, Quality and Relevance in Higher Education, Economic and Political Weekly, June 13, 2020, Vol lV no 24, pp 34-38
  • Sumit Kane, Anjali Radkar, Mukta Gadgil, Barbara Mcpake, Community Health Workers as Influential Health System Actors and not "Just Another Pair Of Hands", International Journal of Health Policy and Management (IJHPM), April 2020, DOI: 10.34172/ijhpm.2020.58
  • Anjali Radkar, Reproductive Health Problems of Women in Mumbai: Slum – Non-Slum Scenario, The Journal of Family Welfare, Vo63, Special issue 2017-18, (Published in December 2019), pp. 72-81
  • Rama Kawade, Anjali Radkar, Abhilash Thadathil and Deepa Thakur, Access to sanitation and risk of developing urinary tract infections among women from low socio-economic settings, International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health, Vol 6, No. 7, July 2019,2939-2943
  • Anjali Radkar, Correlates of Maternal Mortality: A Macro-level Analysis, Journal of Health Management, SAGE Publications, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2018, pp 337–344
  • Anjali Radkar, Sulabha Parasuraman and Jai Ghanekar, Assessment of Growth Monitoring and Promotion of the Integrated Child Development Services in Maharashtra, Artha Vijnana, Vol. LX, No.2, June 2018, pp 186-206
  • Anjali Radkar, 2017, Maternal Morbidity on Urban Fringe, Health and Population - Perspectives and Issues 40 (1&2), 48-62, 2017
  • Anjali Radkar, Is Son Preference Weakening?, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol LIII, No. 12, 24, March 2018, pp 101-106
  • S. Saunik, C. Jaiswal, R. Nair, A. Radkar, A. Patil, S. Irani, M. Phadke, Analysis of Neonatal Deaths in Maharashtra: Policy Implications, International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health, December 2017, Vol 4, No. 12, pp 4513-4519
  • Anjali Radkar, Challenge of Under-nutrition: Indian Scenario, Artha Vijnana, June 2017, Vol 59, No. 2, pp 139-151
  • Baruah Prerona, Anjali Radkar, MGNREGA in Assam: Who is Taking up Employment? Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 36, No. 2, April – June 2017, pp 213-230
  • Anjali Radkar, Book review of Valued Daughters: First Generation Career Women by Alice Clark, Sage Publications India, 2016, Artha Vijnana, December 2016, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp 407-409
  • T. V. Sekher and Anjali Radkar, Health and Development: An Introduction, Artha Vijnana, December 2016, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp 281-286
  • Anjali Radkar, Tara Kanitkar, Treatment Seeking Behaviour among Women with Perceived Reproductive health problems in urban India, The Journal of Family Welfare, Vol. 62, No. 1, June 2016
  • Anjali Radkar, Eliminating Daughters: Unfortunate Reality of West and North-West India, In Gender Discrimination and Development Paradox, Ed Neerja Ahlawat, Rawat publications, Delhi 2016
  • Anjali Radkar, MDG 5 – Indian Scenario, Social Action, Vol 66, No.1, January – March 2016, pp 67-82
  • Sumit Kane, Michael Calnan, Anjali Radkar, Trust and Trust relations from the provider’s perspective: The case of the Healthcare System in India, Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol XII, No 3, July – September 2015, pp 157-168
  • Anjali Radkar, Bride Buying: Response to Bride Shortage in Rural Haryana, Artha Vijnana, Vol LVI, No. 2, June 2014, pp 169-184
  • Navneet Ranjan, Anjali Radkar and Fawaz Siddiqui, A Study on Morbidity Pattern, Treatment Seeking Behaviour and Healthcare Expenditure among Urban Poor of Danapur Slums of Patna, India, Journal of Public Health Research and Development, October-December 2014, Vol 5, No. 4 pp 225-230
  • Anjali Radkar and Angeline Jeyakumar, Nutritional Status and Pattern of Food Intake during Pregnancy in India, Demography India, Vol. 41, No. 1&2 (2012), pp. 71-82, (Published in October 2014)
  • Anjali Radkar, Risk of Maternal Mortality: Indian Scenario in Global Health- A Challenge for Interdisciplinary Research, Published by “Universitätsverlag Göttingen”, June 2012
  • Anjali Radkar, Tara Kanitkar and Madhuree Talwalkar, 2010, Epidemiological Transition in Urban Maharashtra, Economic and Political Weekly, September 25 – October 1, 2010, Vol. XLV, No. 39
  • Yogita Ghodke, Kalpana Joshi, Yashendra Arya, Anjali Radkar, Aditi Chiplunkar, Pooja Shintre, Bhushan Patwardhan, 2007, Genetic polymorphism of CYP2C19 in Maharashtrian population, Published online: 3 November 2007 European Journal of Epidemiology, 22(12), pp – 907-915
  • Rajalaxmi Kamath and Anjali Radkar, 2007, Healthcare Costs in Peri-urban India, Working Paper No. 260, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • Anjali Radkar and Sulabha Parasuraman, 2007, Maternal Deaths in India: An Exploration, Economic and Political Weekly, 4-10 August 2007, Vol. XLII, No. 31.
  • Anjali Radkar, 2007, Abortion among married women, in Abortion in India – Ground Realities, Eds. Leela Visaria and Vimla Ramachandran, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2007
  • Aarati Kaulagekar and Anjali Radkar, 2007, Social Status Makes a Difference: Tuberculosis Scenario during National Family Health Survey – 2, Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, Vol. 54, January 2007
  • Anjali Radkar, 2007, Self-reported Health Problems of Slum Dwellers in Pune, in Population and Environment Linkages, Eds. C. P. Prakasam and R. B. Bhagat, Rawat Publications, 2007
  • Anjali Radkar and Aarati Kaulagekar, 2006, Living Conditions of Elderly in India, Indian Journal of Gerontology, Vol. 20, No. 3, July 2006
  • Tara Kanitkar and Anjali Radkar, 2004, Self-reported Symptoms of Reproductive Health Problems of Women in India, Demography India, Vol. 33, No. 2, July – December 2004
  • Tara Kanitkar and Anjali Radkar, 2004, Demographic Transition and Gender Inequalities in Maharashtra, The Indian Journal of Social Work, May 2004.
  • Anjali Radkar, 2003, Family Matters, Seminar, December 2003
  • Tara Kanitkar and Anjali Radkar, 2003, Unwanted Pregnancies and Role of Induced Abortions in India In Population – development Nexus in India: Challenges for the New Millennium, Eds. K. Srinivasan and Michel Vlassoff.
  • Anjali Radkar and Sanjeevanee Mulay, 2001, Proximate Correlates of Infant Mortality in Maharashtra: An Experience of the Developed State of India, Journal of Health and Population in Developing Countries, September 2001
  • Anjali Radkar and Sulabha Parasuraman, 1998, Utilisation of Health Services Among Tribals in Central India, In International Conference on Changing Patterns of Health in Developing Countries
  • K.S. Srikantan, Sanjeevanee Mulay and Anjali Radkar, 1992, Correlates of Family Planning Acceptance: A Multivariate Analysis, Artha Vijnana, June 1992
  • K.S. Srikantan, Sanjeevanee Mulay and Anjali Radkar, 1988, Fertility Differentials by Socio-Demographic characteristics of Couples in Maharashtra, 1980, Artha Vijnana, June 1988
  • K. Balasubramanian and Anjali Radkar - Current Evaluation of Family Planning and MCH Programme in Rural Areas of Pune District
    Submitted to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi
  • S. Mulay and Anjali Radkar - Current Evaluation of Family Planning and MCH Programme in Rural Areas of Sindhudurg District
    Submitted to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi
  • S. Mulay, R. Nagarajan and Anjali Radkar - Operations Research on Spacing Methods: A study of Pune District, 1994’.
    Submitted to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi
  • S. Mulay, Anjali Radkar and A.M. Pisal - Evaluation of Eligible Couple Registers at the PHCs in Pune and Buldhana Districts’.
    Submitted to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi
  • Anjali Radkar and S. Mulay - A Study of Out-migrants from Sindhudurg district’
    Report submitted to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi.
  • Tara Kanitakar and Anjali Radkar - Evaluation of Sukhi Parivar Project in Ten Villages of Indapur Taluka, Implemented by Parivar Mangal Trust, Pune and Funded by Population Foundation of India
    Report submitted to Population Foundation of India
  • S. Mualy, Anjali Radkar and A.M. Pisal - Evaluation of RCH through Mahial Saksharata Samitis in Maharashtra
    Submitted to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi
  • S. Mulay and Anjali Radkar - Evaluation RCH through Zilla Saksharata Samitis in Maharashtra - Nagpur District
    Submitted to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi
  • Anjali Radkar and Arundhati Mundlay - Impact of TV Food-Advertisements on Buying Decisions
    Report submitted to Mumbai Grahak Panchayat
  • Anjali Radkar - Community Action for Social Development through Panchayats
    Report submitted to Population Foundation of India.
  • Evaluation report of the project conducted by K. E. M. Hospital, Pune and funded by Population Foundation of India
  • S. Mulay, R. Nagarajan and Anjali Radkar - Action Strategies for improvement of health status in the districts of Jalna, Yavatmal and Nandurbar
    Report submitted to Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research
  • Anjali Radkar - Cost of healthcare and pattern of morbidities among urban elderly
    Reported submitted to Board of College and University Departments, University of Pune
  • Anjali Radkar – Impact of sex ratio on pattern of marriages in Haryana
    Report disseminated at Rohtak and submitted to Government of Haryana
  • Anjali Radkar - Understanding the Son Preference in Beed District
    Draft report submitted to SWISSAID and MASUM
  • Anjali Radkar – (1) Population and Health (2) Education in Jalna Vision 2032
  • Anjali Radkar – Chapter on Population and Health in Human Development Report – Nandurbar District, Maharashtra State
  • Anjali Radkar – Chapter on Population in Human Development Report – Gadchiroli District, Maharashtra State
  • Anjali Radkar – Chapter on Population in Human Development Report – Yavatmal District, Maharashtra State
  • Anjali Radkar, Sulabha Parasuraman and Jai Ghanekar - Strengthening Growth Monitoring and Promotion through the Integrated Child Development Services in Maharashtra
    Report submitted to UNICEF
  • Anjali Radkar, Rama Kawade, T Abhilash and Deepa Thakur – An Impact Assessment of Shelter Associates’ One Home One Toilet Program
    Report submitted to Shelter Associates
  • Anjali Radkar, Savita Kulkarni, Atreyee Sinha Chakraborty, Sunil Bhosale, Rajesh Danane, Savani Karade, Evaluation Study of Opening and Maintenance of Government Hostels for SC Boys and Girls in Maharashtra
  1. Livelihood transition, poverty and child care transition and its effect on child undernutrition in the tribal regions of India and South Africa 
  2. Seasonal Migration of Tribal Population, with focus on Katkari 
  3. Multidimensional Poverty among Tribal Population