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Dr Nandita Mondal

Assistant Professor , Mumbai campus

Centre for Labour Studies , School of Management and Labour Studies

M.S.W. (Visva Bharati),
Ph.D. (University of Mumbai)

Dr. Nandita Mondal, Assistant Professor, Centre for Labour Studies, School of Management and Labour Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai is a trained Social worker from Visva Bharati, Santiniketan. She has worked on empowerment of Koli fisherwomen in Mumbai for her PhD from the University of Mumbai. She has worked with government, nongovernment, corporate as well as educational institutions during her professional career across India spanning nearly three decades. Her research interest covers the issues of women in informal labour, women’s work and dignity, cooperative governance and women, child labour and corporate social responsibility.  She has several refereed publications and numerous professional presentations to her credit.


  • Women Informal Labour
  • Women in Governance
  • CSR
  • Women Agricultural Labour
  • Cooperative Management
  • Development Accountability and State

 Review of Cox, D. and M. Pawar (2006) “International Social Work: Issues, Strategies, and Programs”, New Delhi, Vistaar. Indian Journal of Social Work

“Civil Society, State and Nandigram”. Research Horizons Vol. 3, June 2008.

“Social Work Education in Ushering Social Change in India: A Feminist Standpoint”. In V. Patel (Ed.)(2009) Discourse on Women and Empowerment, Delhi: The Women Press.

“Women’s Work and Family: Tracing the Theoretical Perspectives in Indian Context”. Journal of Social Work & Social Development Vol. 01, Number 02, December 2010. ISSN 2229-6468

“Formal and Informal Economy”. MGS-001 Gender and Development: Concepts, Approaches and Strategies, Indira Gandhi National Open University, August 2011.

“Asian Peace Initiatives”. MGPE-012 Women and Peace: Gandhian Peace Programme, Indira Gandhi National Open University, June 2012.

“Women in Workforce: Where are They?” State of the Urban Youth, India 2012: Employment, Livelihoods, Skills. Mumbai: IRIS-UN Habitat, 2013 (with Vibhuti Patel).

Managing business from Margin: Exploring Koli Women's Capability on Seashore of Mumbai. Journal of Social Work & Social Development Vol. 4, Number o1 & 02, December 2013. ISSN 2229-6468

Collective Resistance and Koli women Labour in Mumbai : A Saga Unfolded , The Urban World, Volume No. 9, Issue no. 2 April to June 2016 Quarterly Publication of Regional Centre for urban and environmental Studies, Mumbai

Koli women labour: Let them live in Hum Sabala, a journal published by Jagori, Women communication and Development network, New Delhi, October- 2015- December 2016.

Collective and Everyday Politics of Labour: Koli Women Labor Caught between the Net and the Market. Urdhva Mula Vol.10, April 2017 ISSN : 2277-7954

Future of Work and Workers Education in India - A view point . Quest in Education Vol XXXXIV No. 2 April 2018 ISSN 0048-6414








Aaspirations of Muslim Youth in Education and Employability: A Case Study of Sivajinagar Slum, Mumbai

(commissioned by 'Apnalaya', Mumbai)(with Prof. P. Gopinath, School of Development Studies, TISS)

(Project grant upto 5 lakhs)


  • Globalisation and Informal Economy
  • Labour and Formal Organisation
  • Organising Informal Labour
  • International Labour Standards and Decent Work
  • Corporate Social Responsibillity and Social Audit
  • Theoretical Approaches in Social Science
  • Employees Benefit and Welfare



Email: nandita.mondal[at]tiss[dot]edu

Email: nandita.mondal@tiss.edu

Mobile: +91 9136047423

Telephone: +91 22 2552 5000; +91 22 2552 5826