Faculty Details

K.S. Babu


Medical Tourism, Water and Sanitation and Tribal Issues
Qualification: Ph.D Degree: December, 1990 in Anthropology, University of Delhi
  • His current research focuses on medical tourism, water and sanitation and tribal issues. 1
  • Earlier he worked at HCM Rajasthan Institute of Public Administration and Indian Institute of Health Management Institute, Jaipur. He has 25 years of research experience in the fields of health care, health insurance, NGOs, rural development, tribal development etc. He has published articles in professional journals. He has co-edited (with Prof. S. Mahendra Dev) two books: India: Some Aspects of Economic and Social Development; and India’s Development: Social and Economic Disparities. He was the Principle Coordinator for the recently concluded project, “Study on Water and Sanitation Programmes and Health Status of Communities: A Study of Three States, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh” and “Medical Tourism in Three Metropolitan Cities: Hyderabad, Chennai and Mumbai.
  • K S Babu is Professor at Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad. He has M.A. in Anthropology from Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam and Ph.D from University of Delhi, Delhi.