Girija Bahety is an Assistant Consultant based at Oxford Policy Management’s New Delhi Office. She is currently working on the design, implementation and evaluation of DfID-funded Bihar Child Support Program (BCSP) - maternal and child cash transfers in Bihar (India). She is also assisting in the design of JAVA based mobile application and Management Information System (MIS) for BCSP. She was also involved in the design and execution of .NET based MIS and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system and its training for DfID-funded Poorest Areas Civil Society Programme (PACS) in India. She is currently working on analysing baseline data and was previously involved in developing, piloting, refining and giving training on nine questionnaires for 90 Community Organisations across India to be used to understand issues of social exclusion, access to Government services, livelihoods and the ability of communities to adapt to climate change in their target areas.
Girija has completed an MPhil in Economics from the University of Cambridge, where she was a Chevening Scholar. Before this, she has worked with the Marshall Economics Research Group, conducting analysis for the OECD, the Department of Revenue for the Government of India, analysing GST policy on financial services sector and the Institute for Financial Management and Research for a World Bank study on analysing public sector corruption. She completed her Bachelors in Economics from the University of Delhi.