Dr. Deep Jyoti

Designation : Senior Project Associate

Qualification : Ph. D. Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Department/Project : INSPIRE- MANAK

Location : Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Email : deepjyoti@nifindia.com

Dr. Deep Jyoti Francis, obtained her doctoral degree from the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University in 2018. Her research, grounded in institutional economics, delved into the intricate connections between social norms, legal systems (IPR), and economic growth and development. Dr. Francis's work highlights pathways to enhance economic performance while preserving social values and encouraging innovation across diverse socio-economic contexts. Following her PhD, she contributed to a DST-NSTMIS funded project on water and clean energy technology research. For the past four years, Dr. Francis has served as the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Data Analytics Officer at Humana, an international NGO. Her expertise includes designing theory of change and conducting multi-stakeholder impact assessments for education, livelihood, and environmental projects.


Francis, D. J., & Das, A. K. (2020). Water-related technology research landscape in India: Current status and perspectives. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development. https://doi.org/10.1080/20421338.2020.1818920

Varah, F., Mahongnao, M., Francis, D. J., & Shimrah, T. (2020). Measuring environmental attitudes and behaviors: A study of undergraduate students in Delhi. Natural Hazards. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-020-04035-3

Francis, D. J., & Bhaduri, S. (2020). Intellectual property rights, social values, and innovation: A cross-country simultaneous equations model. Economics of Innovation and New Technology. https://doi.org/10.1080/10438599.2019.1700607.

Francis, D. J., & Das, A. K. (2020). Webliography of Water Technology and Policy Framework in India and the World. Journal of Scientometric Research,9(2s), s48-s59. https://doi.org/10.5530/jscires.9.2s.3

Francis, D. J., & Das, A. K. (2019). Open data resources for clean energy and water sectors in India. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 39(6), 300-307. https://doi.org/10.14429/djlit.39.6.15227

Francis, D. J., & Das, A. K. (2019). Water-related technology research in India: Insights from four core journals. Journal of Scientometric Research, 8(1), 38-46. https://doi.org/10.5530/jscires.8.1.6

Francis, D. J. (2017). Book review: Three decades of NSTMIS scheme – 1985-2015: Research summaries. Journal of Scientometric Research, 6(3), 207-208. https://doi.org/10.5530/jscires.6.3.29

Francis, D. J. (2017). Book review: The United Nations World Water Development Reports: A comparison and contrasts of 2016 and 2017 reports. Journal of Scientometric Research, 6(3), 209-211. https://doi.org/10.5530/jscires.6.3.30

Bhaduri, S., Francis, D.J.,Dutt, D., Kumar, V., & Sheikh, F. A. (2015). Politico-historical contingencies, intellectual property rights, and economic performance across countries: A simultaneous equation system perspective. The Journal of World Intellectual Property, 18(3-4), 107-126. https://doi.org/10.1111/jwip.1203