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Ojaswini Bakshi

Tata Institute of Social Sciences



M.A. Social Work in Public Health

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

To finish in April, 2017


B.A. (H) Sociology

Miranda House, University Of Delhi

Score: 63.25%, 1st class


Class XII (CBSE)

Vidya Devi Jindal School, Hisar
Score: 91.6%

Class X (ICSE)

Auxilium Convent School, Bandel
Score: 82.4%

Work History


Student Intern

Child in Need  Institute, Kolkata

1. Documentation of multi-level ASHA training in West Bengal.

2. Conducting adolescent training programs, supported by ITC.


Student Intern

Swasthya Sahyog, Chattisgarh

1. Explored the area of mental health among Baiga tribe of Chattisgarh and looked for key causes of suicide among the community.

3. Monitored and evaluated disease support groups in the community.


Intern- Documentation

Social Auditors for CSR Houses (SACH)

1. Documentation of profiles of traditional artisans of Kutch, Gujarat.


Student Research Assistant

More Miles on Yamuna Research Project, Miranda House, University of Delhi

1. Charted out to what extent the riparian communities along the river has a stake on it.

2. Looked into agricultural, economic, health and social background of the villages.

3. Explored history and the trajectory of development thereof the villages in relation to the river and its use and reliability.


Content Director

Campus Diaries-Pan India Magazine House

1. Explored four fundamental arenas: Education, Entrepreneurship, Social Commentary and Research and Development.

2. Written over fifty stories for Campus Diaries magazine and website.

3. Engaged in community management, editorial arts and ideation process.



Kalyani Institute of Study, Planning and Action for Rural Change

1. Raising awareness regarding Arsenic poisoning of underground water amongst the community of Chandamari Village(West Bengal, India) and mobilizing community in construction of Pond Sand Filters as a method of aversion.

2. Analysis of data collected for comparison of two villages in terms of defecation practices-one village functioning under Community Led Total Sanitation Programme.

3. Documentation of all processes and communications.


Qualitative and Quantitative Research

Data collection and analysis
Software: SPSS and ATLAS.ti

Communications and Documentation

Proposal Writing, Advocacy, IEC material construction

Social Media Management

Designing content for Wordpress, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.

Language Proficiency 

English, Hindi and Bengali

Postgraduate dissertation

Understanding Sexual and Reproductive Health Behaviour among Unmarried Muslim Adolescents in Kolkata


Participated in UN Rio+21International Year of Water Cooperation Short Term Study in Water Cooperation

Adept at MS Office, Photoshop, HTML and SEO


      Brinelle D’Souza

                        Assistant Professor

                        Centre for Health and Mental Health

School of Social Work

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Contact number: +91 9004688770


       Dr. Reema Bhatia

       Associate Professor

       Department of Sociology

Miranda House, University of Delhi

reema.bhati[email protected]

Contact number: +91 9899277300

Expected Remuneration

Rs. 4,80,000 per annum