Sankar Datta Livelihood School and Indian Grameen Services, Hyderabad
Sankar Datta is the Dean, Livelihood School, Hyderabad and Director, Indian Grameen Services, Hyderabad. Dr Datta has a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and Animal Husbandry from GB Pant Agriculture University, Pantnagar, a postgraduate diploma in Rural Management from the Institute of Rural Management, Anand and a PhD in Economics from the Sardar Patel University, Gujarat. He worked with MP Oilseeds Cooperative Federation, PRADAN and IIM-Ahmedabad, before joining the faculty of Institute of Rural Management, Anand for five years. Dr Datta has been involved in extending professional services for rural development activities, specially focusing on livelihood promotion, working with micro-enterprises for over two decades.