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Sonal Agarwal

Manager, Research & Development Office, Ashoka University

Young India Fellowship, Ashoka University

Sonal works as a Manager in the Research & Development Office at Ashoka University. Her role entails driving the post-award grant management for extramural research grants. She interacts with faculty, funding agencies, CSR Donors and finance administration to ensure efficient management of extramural funds. Grant activation, financial planning, improving and streamlining grant management process, timely preparation of complex utilization certificates and statement of expenditures are her key tasks at the RDO. She conducts due diligence and ensures that all grants are compliant with FCRA regulations, donor norms, government rules and internal policies of Ashoka.

Besides research management, Sonal has been actively involved in institutional rankings and certifications such as the QS World University Rankings, QS-iGauge Ratings, QS-iGauge E-LEAD and Advanced E-LEAD certifications, Annual SDG reports, etc. She is currently working with the University of Cambridge as an administrator for their Global Humanities Initiative at Ashoka.

Sonal obtained her MA Liberal Studies with a specialization in Economics and was a Young India Fellow at Ashoka University. She has research experience in areas related to gender, health and development economics. Before joining Ashoka, she worked as a senior content developer with NIIT Ltd providing learning consultancy solutions to Fortune 500 clients.

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