Dr. Subodh Kandamuthan

Professor and Centre Director

Subodh Kandamuthan is currently a Professor and Director of the Centre for Health Care Management at Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad.


He holds a Masters Degree in Development Economics, M Phil Degree in Applied Economics and Ph.D in Health Economics.  He has also worked as faculty in Health Economics at the Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi, Institute of Health Systems, Hyderabad and as a technical consultant to Health Department of Government of Andhra Pradesh. His areas of expertise include Health Economics, Health Financing, Health Policy, Monitoring and Evaluation, Trade in Health Services and Public Private Partnerships in Social Sector. He has worked on projects related to Economic Costing, Adoption of health technologies in India; Evaluation of Health Programs, Medium Term Health Expenditure Frameworks, Out of Pocket Expenditure Analyis, Trade in Health and Hospital Services, Social Protection and Public Private Partnerships in Health Care. He also conducts training programmes in the areas of Trends and Challenges in Social Sector, Financing in Social Sector, Monitoring and Evaluation and Public Private Partnerships in Health Sector. He won the IDRC Social Science Research Award in December 2009 in the category of Equity in Health. He is the director of the ASCI Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Management (PGDHM) program and teaches Health Economics, Health Financing and Health Policy in the program. He visited the United States in September 2014 as a participant of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on American Think Tanks sponsored by the US State Department. He is also currently a member of the World Health Organization Technical Advisory Group on Mobile Health. He is also a recipient of the first Australia India Council Research fellowship. He has published papers in national and international journals and has co-authored three books. He has also attended a large number of National and International conferences.


  • Ph.D (Health Economics) (Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore)
  • M.Phil (Applied Economics) Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum
  • MS Development Economics (Pondicherry Central University)