Oindrila Matilal

Course: PhD

Year of Joining: 2016

Advisor: Janaki Srinivasan

Email ID: oindrila.matilal@iiitb.ac.in; oindrila.matilal@iiitb.orgResearch Interest: Digital labour, Women and work, Politics of time

Research Topic: Gendered control over time in digitally-mediated work during COVID-19: A case of women in the software services sector in Bangalore

2013- 2015 :Social Studies Teacher Grade 9-12 (Treamis World School)

2010-2012: Team Lead – Recruitment (Anthroplace Consulting Pvt. Ltd.)


Matilal, O. (2020). Time Matters: Flexi-time and women’s retention in the 24/7 workplace. In Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on ComputerSupported Cooperative Work: The International Venue on Practice-centred Computing on the Design of Cooperation Technologies – Exploratory Papers, Reports of the European Society for Socially Embedded Technologies

Matilal, O. (2020). ‘Time’ to be more inclusive? Flexitime and retention in the Information System workforce. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS).

Matilal, O. (2020). Bringing women back to work: a temporal perspective. In Proceedings of the 3rd ACM SIGCAS Conference on Computing and Sustainable Societies.

Parthasarathy, B., & Matilal, O. (2019). The Platform Economy and Digital Work: A Developmental State Perspective. University of Manchester: Centre for Development Informatics Global Development Institute, SEED.


Awarded the David B. Martin Best Paper Award at the 18th European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Siegen, Germany, June 13-17, 2020 for the exploratory paper titled “Time Matters: Flexi-time and women’s retention in the 24/7 workplace” 

CITAPP at IIIT Bangalore is an interdisciplinary think-tank set-up to focus on the policy challenges and the organizational demands made by technological innovation. Of particular interest to the Centre is how technological advances, along with institutional changes that harness the legitimacy and the powers of bureaucracies and market, address the needs of underserved communities.