Shampa Paul earned her Ph.D degree from University of Delhi. Dr. Paul has published several research papers in international refereed journals. She was a first place winner in the international paper competition organized by American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) 2007, USA. Prior to joining Society for Development Studies as Associate Professor, Dr. Paul was with the Institute of Economic Growth. Her responsibilities at IEG included teaching to Indian Economic Service Probationers, Indian Statistical Services Officers, and participants of other training programmes organized by IEG. Her areas of interest include Information and Communication Technologies, Knowledge and Information Management, and MSMEs.