Ranjit is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the AI on the Ground Initiative of Data & Society Research Institute. He studies the intersection of data infrastructures, global development, and public policy. He is currently leading a research project on and collaborating on building a research community around mapping the conceptual vocabularies and sites of AI in the Global South. His dissertation research examines on-the-ground problems in and practices of building and appropriating Aadhaar (translation: Foundation), the biometrics-based national identification infrastructure of India. It advances public understanding of the affordances and limits of biometrics-based data infrastructures in practically achieving inclusive development and reshaping the nature of Indian citizenship.
Nolan Harrington, "Ranjit Singh Bio", contributed by Ranjit Singh, STS Infrastructures, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 5 July 2021, accessed 20 October 2021.