Khetrimayum Monish Singh

Khetrimayum Monish Singh has recently submitted his doctoral thesis at the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and is continuing studies on digital infrastructures and big data initiatives in India. His PhD thesis, From Ration Card to ‘Data Citizen’: A Study of e-Governance in Assam, examines how digital infrastructures enable governance to intervene in new conditions and practices of citizenship. His work ethnographically analyses appropriation of rural/urban internet kiosks, the NRC, and the Aadhaar project in Assam as sociotechnical infrastructures through subsequent coproduction of digital initiatives, access, legal processes, and identity politics.