Maulik has a Masters degree in Health Policy Planning and Financing from The London School of Economics and Political science (LSE) and Diploma degree in Health Policy planning and financing from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He also has a Masters degree in Biochemistry from Maharaja Sayaji Rao University Baroda.
He is an Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Public health Delhi (IIPH-D) at Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI).
He is currently involved in teaching and research activities at IIPH-D. His teaching areas are pharmaceutical economics and social policy, health systems, healthcare financing, micro-economics and economic evaluation. He is currently involved in research on health insurance, pharmaceutical policy, human resources for health, and organisational behaviour.
His recently finished research has been in the areas of transparency and accountability in drug financing and procurement, interaction between Global health initiatives and health system, institutionalisation of National Health Accounts and state level procurement systems.
Prior to that, he was actively involved in the field of HIV/AIDS through various Civil Society organisations, national and international agencies, multi and bilateral agencies till 2007. During his seven years of work in the field of HIV/AIDS he coordinated and managed various preventive interventions and research studies amongst highly vulnerable groups of sex workers, male having sex with male and injecting drug users. He has also provided consultancies to many agencies on issues related to HIV and AIDS and building research capacities of the agencies.