Age: 25
Home Town: Samastipur, Bihar
Education: M.A. in Social Work and B.A. in Humanities and Social Sciences (University of Delhi)
Specific Field Interests: Education, Research and Community Development
Placement: Lokadrusti, Nuapada, Odisha
Area of Focus: Education

Highlights: Niket has completed his education from Jamia Millia Islamia. He has done his graduation from the Cluster Innovation Centre at the University of Delhi. In pursuance of his interest to work with marginalized communities, he completed Masters in Social Work from the University of Delhi. It is one of his goals to work for an equitable and accessible public education system. Niket has worked closely with rural communities under State Rural Livelihood Mission in Maharashtra and Rajasthan. He has undertaken academic research work with the forest and mountain communities of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. As an AIF Clinton Fellow, Niket served with Lokadrusti, an organisation working with the distressed migration population of western Odisha district under AIF's Learning and Migration Program (LAMP).

Posts by Niket.Sagar


Experiencing the Journey of Serve, Learn, Lead: Part II

“How long would you push yourself out of your comfort zone?” This question kept revolving […]


Experiencing the Journey of Serve, Learn, Lead: Part I

Every member of the team I am working with shares a good understanding and commitment […]


Understanding the Community: Meeting a Scientist

“Aaj aapko scientist ke ghar le ke chalte hai, wo koi naya project par kaam […]


Understanding the Community: Life at a Seasonal Hostel

Every year, seasonal hostels are opened with the onset of migration across different villages of […]


Understanding The Community : A Child During Seasonal Migration

The winter break is about to start. There would be no classes, as per the […]


Understanding the Community: First-Generation Learners

“Naya Saal me apne dadi ko likhna aur Odiya book reading sikhaungi”, says Rashmita Bag, […]


Understanding the Community: Relationship and Ownership

As a social worker, I know that developing a relationship with the community has a […]

Paddy fields around one of the village in Nuapada Block

Understanding the Community: Perspectives and Facts

Spending a month on site with my AIF host organization Lokadrusti, doing field visits and interacting […]

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