About the Author
K.S. Babu is an Associate Professor at Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad. He has MA in Anthropology from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam and PhD from University of Delhi, Delhi. He has 25 years of research experience in the fields of healthcare, health insurance, NGOs, rural development, tribal development etc. He has published articles in professional journals. He has co-edited (with S. Mahendra Dev) two books: India: Some Aspects of Economic and Social Development and India’s Development: Social and Economic Disparities. His current research focuses on medical tourism, water and sanitation, and tribal issues.