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​​​​​​​​​​I am a Fellow at CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC)​, New Delhi.
I specialise in regulatory governance and energy & climate policy in India. My current research looks at regulatory governance, with particular reference to infrastructure sectors. My other areas of research include the political economy of electricity service, clean energy governance, climate change policy, the cultural politics of climate change, and the interface between global climate regime and domestic policy instruments and politics in India. As an interdisciplinary social scientist, I am also interested in wider political and developmental issues.

I hold a PhD in Politics from the University of York, UK and MPhil & MA degrees in Political Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India.

​What's New?

'Modi's Maiden Motion: What's 'New' for Renewable?​', CIRC Issue Note 02​, July 2014. 

'Can India Reform its Agriculture?​', The Diplomat​, June 1, 2014.

'Regulating the Race to Renewables​', Yojana​, Vol 58, May 2014.

'India's Green Industrial Policy: Pursuing Clean Energy for Green Growth​', Economic and Political Weekly, 49(9), March 1, 2014.

'Balancing State, Utility and Social Needs in Agricultural Electricity Supply: The Case for a Holistic Approach to Reform​', Briefing Note, February, 2014, IISD Global Subsidies Initiative, Geneva.