Dr. Gyan Chandra Kashyap - Institute of Health Management Research, Bangalore (IIHMR)

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Dr. Gyan Chandra Kashyap

Dr. Gyan Chandra Kashyap

Assistant Professor
DoJ: 27 August 2018


Dr. Gyan Chandra Kashyap is a Demographer as well as a statistician and working as an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Health Management Research, Bangalore (IIHMR-B), Bangalore. He has completed an M.Phil. and PhD. in Population studies from International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai. He has also done M.Sc. in Statistics from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He has received the Junior/Senior Research Fellowship (JRF/SRF) during his PhD. from University Grant Commission, New Delhi. Before joining IIHMR, Bangalore, he has worked as a Project Officer in National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS-5) and Health of Urban Poor (HUP) projects at IIPS, Mumbai. He has expertise in sampling design, sample size determinations, along the monitoring of large-scale surveys. He was engaged in National Family Health Survey-5 in the state Maharashtra-West, India.

Dr. Gyan teaches Demography (concepts of fertility, mortality, and migration), Applied Demography (Indirect techniques for demographic estimations), Biostatistics (type of data, measurements of scale, probability and distribution, sampling design & sample size, descriptive statistics, theory of estimation and testing of hypothesis, various parametric and non-parametric statistical test, multivariate regression methods, analysis of time to event data, structural equation modelling), Data Analysis (data dictionary, data cleaning, regression models etc.), Health Survey Research Methods (designing and conducting health survey research).

Dr. Gyan is an expert in large-scale handling datasets (NFHS, NSSO, GATS-India) and various statistical modelling and techniques with several statistical software such as STATA, SPSS, SPECTRUM, Mortpak, and CSPro. His research works have been praised on national and international platforms. He has presented research papers in several regional and national conferences and workshops to keep himself mobilized in epidemiology and public health. Dr. Gyan’s research has been published in leading national and international journals.


Occupational Health
Disease Epidemiology
Household Environment
Women-related issues
Tobacco Research


  • Singh SK, Kumar S, Kashyap GC. Tobacco Use and Cessation among a Nationally Representative Sample of Men in India, 2019-2021. J Smok Cessat. 2023 Mar 22;2023:4292647. doi: 10.1155/2023/4292647. PMID: 37006795; PMCID: PMC10060064.
  • Kashyap GC, Sarala R, Manjunath U. Impact of Spirulina Chikki Supplementation on Nutritional Status of Children: An Intervention Study in Tumkur District of Karnataka, India. Front Pediatr. 2022 Apr 15;10:860789. doi: 10.3389/fped.2022.860789. PMID: 35498815; PMCID: PMC9051330.
  • Kashyap, G. C., Govind, B., Srivastava, S., Bango, M., & Shaw, S. (2021). A true face of Indian married couples: Effect of age and education on control over own sexuality and sexual violence. PLoS one, 16(7), e0254005. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0254005.
  • Kashyap GC, Singh SK, Chauhan BG. Prevalence and Risk Factor of Occupational Skin Complaints among Male Tannery Workers of Kanpur, India. Indian J Dermatol. 2021 Jul-Aug;66(4):347-351. doi: 10.4103/ijd.IJD_20_20. PMID: 34759391; PMCID: PMC8530047.
  • Singh M, Kashyap GC, Bango M. Age heaping among individuals in selected South Asian countries: evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys. J Biosoc Sci. 2022 Jul;54(4):725-734. doi: 10.1017/S0021932021000249. Epub 2021 Jun 8. PMID: 34099079.
  • Kashyap, G. C. (2021). Work-related Injury and Disability among Tannery Workers of Kanpur, India. International Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 11(2). DOI: 10.5530/ijmedph.2021.2.18.
  • Kashyap, G.C.; Vishwakarma, D.; Singh, S.K. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Sinus and Nasal Allergies among Tannery Workers of Kanpur City. Sinusitis 2021, 5, 5–16. https://doi.org/10.3390/sinusitis5010002.
  • Chandra Kashyap, G., Chokhandre, P., & Kant Singh, S. (2021). Responsiveness of Occupational Health Risk and Preventive Measures Practice by the Workers Employed in Tannery Occupation in Kanpur, India. IntechOpen. doi: 10.5772/intechopen.95110.
  • Indurthy, S. G., & Kashyap, G. C. (2020). Role of public-private partnerships to Enhance the Healthcare Delivery system during the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health, 7(9), 3762–3763. https://doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20203955.
  • Kashyap, G. C., Sharma, S. K., & Singh, S. K (2020). Prevalence and predictors of asthma, tuberculosis, and chronic bronchitis among male tannery workers: A study of Kanpur City, India. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, 9, 71-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cegh.2020.07.002.
  • Kashyap, G. C., Puri, P., & Singh, S. K. (2020). Respiratory Health Upshots Due to Contaminated Living Environment: A Cross-Sectional Study of the Industrial Belt of Kanpur City, India. SocioEconomic Challenges, 4(1), 17-27. http://doi.org/10.21272/sec.4(1).17-27.2020.
  • Ali, B., & Kashyap, G. C. (2019). Prevalence and Predictors of Mental Health Disorders among Indian Population: Evidence from the SAGE Wave-1. Demography India, 48(2), 59-73.
  • Kashyap, G.C., Gupta, J., Singh, S.K. et al. Addressing the disease burden of asthma and chronic bronchitis due to tobacco consumption: a study of Kanpur, India. J Public Health (Berl.) 28, 313–322 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10389-019-01040-0.
  • Kashyap, G. C., Singh, S. K., & Sharma, A.K. (2019). Intergenerational Occupational Mobility among Male Tannery Workers: Do Caste and Religion Matter? Demography India (2018), Vol.47, Issue: 2, pp: 33-44.
  • Singh, S.K., Kashyap, G.C. & Puri, P. Potential effect of household environment on prevalence of tuberculosis in India: evidence from the recent round of a cross-sectional survey. BMC Pulm Med 18, 66 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12890-018-0627-3.
  • Kashyap GC, Singh SK, Sharma SK. Catastrophic Health Expenditure, and Impoverishment Effects of Out-of-pocket Expenses: A Comparative Study of Tannery and Non-tannery Workers of Kanpur, India. Indian J Occup Environ Med. 2018 Jan-Apr;22(1):22-28. doi: 10.4103/ijoem.IJOEM_168_17. PMID: 29743781; PMCID: PMC5932907.
  • Singh, S. K., Schensul, J. J., & Kashyap, G. C. (2018). The Reach of Media to Smokers and Smokeless Tobacco Users in India: Evidence from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS). Journal of Population and Social Studies [JPSS], 26(1), 42-52.
  • Singh SK, Vishwakarma D, Shama SK, Kashyap GC (2018) A Nexus between Diversity in Women’s Empowerment and Violation of their Sexual Rights in India: Evidence from National Family Health Surveys. J Women’s Health Care 7: 430. doi:


  • Evaluation of Impact of ICDS Programme (including Poshan Abhiyan) in Karnataka State in terms of Improving the Nutritional Status of Women and Children for promoting the achievement of nutritional targets under Sustainable Developmental Goal-2 for the period, 2022-23.


  • Senior Research Fellowship


  • Life member of Indian Association for Social Science and Health (IASSH)
  • Life member of Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP)


  • Impact of Spirulina Chikki Supplementation on Nutritional Status of Adolescent Girls in Kolar District of Karnataka in the XXVII IIPS National Seminar held at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bengaluru, during 23-25 February 2023.
  • Prevalence and Risk Factors Associated with the Domestic Violence among Pregnant Women in Karnataka: A Case Study in the XXVII IIPS National Seminar held at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bengaluru, during 23-25 February 2023.
HIGHEST QUALIFICATIONPhD (Population Studies)2018International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India
MASTERSMPhil (Population Studies)

MSc (Statistics)

International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
GRADUATIONBSc (Mathematics, Statistics and Economics)2007Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
ANY OTHER FELLOWSHIPSSRF/JRF2012University Grant Commission

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