Dr. Abdul Azeez N.P. is currently Assistant Professor, Department of
Economics at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh. Prior to joining AMU, he
taught at the Department of Economics, Central University of Kashmir, Srinagar,
Jammu and Kashmir. He also served as Assistant Professor (Economics) in the
Department of Law at AMU, Malappuram Centre, Kerala.
A gold medallist of AMU in M.A.
Economics (2010) examination, he obtained Ph.D. degree also from the same
University. He also qualified the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) examination conducted
by University Grants Commission (UGC) in 2011. He has published 5 books and numerous
research papers in reputed journals. He has participated and presented papers
at various national and international conferences. Recently, he has been
awarded a major research project on ‘Digital and Financial Literacy for Rural
India’, funded by IMPRESS-ICSSR.
Dr. S.M. Jawed Akhtar is currently Professor, Department of Economics,
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh. Presently, he is working as Finance
Officer of AMU, Aligarh. He has been actively engaged in teaching and research
for more than two decades. He was awarded gold medals for securing first
position in B.A. (Hons.) and M.A. (Economics) examinations of the same University.
He has recently
completed a major research project on Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment
Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) funded by the UGC. He is also working as Co-Project
Director on ‘Digital and Financial Literacy for Rural India’. He has authored 12
books and published more than 60 research papers in academically acclaimed journals.