Varun Sai

Varun Sai

Research assistant

Master of Arts in Development PG Diploma in Data science B. Tech, (IT)

Varun Sai is a Research Assistant at the George Institute, working on the ARISE Hub – a project aimed at strengthening accountability mechanisms for improving equitable health and well-being for people living and working in informal urban spaces.

Varun holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology Engineering, Post Graduate Diploma in Data science, and a Master of Arts in Development from Azim Premji University.

His research interests are in work, labour and informality; technological changes and societal perspectives; political economy of  health; information communication technology and health.

His research works includes understanding the trends causing digital divide in Indian Schools and E-health services for maternity care through Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA’s) in Trivandrum, Kerala. Also, he has experience and interest in database management, data analytics and data visualisation.