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Ankur Shukla

Ankur Shukla

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur


Ankur Shukla is a PhD candidate at the Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness, IIT Kharagpur, India. With the support of his supervisors, Prof. Pulak Mishra and Prof. Priyadarshi Patnaik, he is working on the wellbeing of Indian Industrial Workers across the colonial and post-colonial period (particularly on the implications of public policies and regulations on the lives of industrial labour). Trained in the discipline of history and specialized in labour history, Ankur pursued his M.Phil. between 2013 and 2015, where he covered Delhi's industrial and urban history extending from 1921 to 1951. His research interests are in the fields of Labour History, Public Policy, and Human Wellbeing.

Research Publication:
Berenji S, Nayak PK and Shukla A (2021) Exploring Values and Beliefs in a Complex Coastal Social-Ecological System: A Case of Small-Scale Fishery and Dried Fish Production in Sagar Island, Indian Sundarbans. Front. Mar. Sci. 8:795973. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.795973


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