Mr  Jitender Prasad

International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai
+91 997****955

Address for Communication:
Library Building, International Institute for Population Sciences Govandi Station Road, Deonar Mumbai-400088

Nationality: Indian

Academic Qualification

B.A. (Hons) in Geography, Swami Shraddhanand College, University of Delhi (2013-16)
M.A. in Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi (2016-18)
Masters of Population Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences (2018-19)
M.Phil. in Population Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences (2019-20)
Ph.D. Population Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences (2020-present)

Position held



1. Das, S., Dey, A., Prasad J., (2021). Self-adaptive Coping Strategies among Urban Community-Dwelling Elderly Population Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic Situation in India. Indian Journal of Gerontology, 35(2), 327-340.

2. Rajak, R., Mahto, R. K., Prasad, J., & Chattopadhyay, A. (2021). Assessment of bio-medical waste before and during the emergency of novel Coronavirus disease pandemic in India: A gap analysis. Waste Management & Research. 40(4):470-481.-

3. Grover, A., & Prasad, J. (2023) Assessment of Water Quality using Physicochemical and Microbiological Characteristics and its Impact on Health: A Case Study of Madurai City. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, 43(1), 89-96.

4. Das, S., & Prasad, J. (2023). Gender Differences in Determinants of the Components of the Frailty Phenotype among Older Adults in India: Findings from LASI Wave-1. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(4), 3055.


Ageing, Healthcare, Health Risk Factors, Fraility, Environmental Issues

Area of Specialization

Ageing and Health

Membership of other Professional Associations

1. Student Member of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
2. Life Member of the Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health (IASSH)
3. Student Member of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
4. Student Member of the Asian Population Association (APA)

I am a Doctoral Fellow at International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, India. My research interests include geriatric healthcare, well-being, quality of life, health risk factors, mental health, and environment-related issues in low and middle-income countries.