Currently the chairperson of the Technical Advisory Committee on Housing Start up index at RBI and Committee to Estimate Shortage of Affordable Housing, Government of India, Professor Amitabh Kundu teaches at Jawaharlal Nehru University. He has been a member of National Statistical Commission Government of India. He was a Dean of the School of Social Sciences at JNU and Visiting Professor at Sciences Po, University of Amsterdam, University of Kaiserslautern etc.
Development Research Work - Professor Kundu was a Director at the National Institute of Urban Affairs, Indian Council of Social Science research and Gujarat Institute of Development Research.
Published Work – Prof. Kundu has has edited India: Urban Poverty Report and India: Social Development. He has prepared background papers on India’s Economic Growth and Inequality for OECD and Human Development Report 2009.