RESEARCH ASSISTANT, PAHLE INDIA FOUNDATION

Ms. Santhosh has completed her undergraduate in B.Sc Economics from Symbiosis International University. Previously, she interned with the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) and has contributed to the Status of India’s Digital Economy (SIDE) report, 2023. She has also worked on the project Bharat Pravah, a collaborative effort with the Ministry…

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, PAHLE INDIA FOUNDATION

Ms. Kaur works as a Research Associate at Pahle India Foundation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Literary and Cultural Studies from FLAME University and a Master’s in Public Policy (MPP) degree from Kautilya School of Public Policy, with a concentration in Business and Government. Passionate about the intersections of technology and sustainability, she…

ASSOCIATE FELLOW, PAHLE INDIA FOUNDATION AND SECRETARIAT COORDINATOR - INDIA WORKING GROUP ON LEAD POISONING.

Ms. Srivastava works as an Associate Fellow at Pahle India Foundation, where she leads all lead related projects. She graduated from St. Stephens College, Delhi University with a Bachelors in History (Hons.) and then completed her post-graduation in Global History from Freie University and Humboldt University, Berlin. Since returning to India in 2021, she has…

FELLOW, PAHLE INDIA FOUNDATION

Mr. Dubey is an economist by training and has acquired more than fifteen years of experience in empirical research, monitoring and evaluation while working with organisations such as NIPFP, RISDC, UNICEF and other research-oriented institutions. His interests include Health Economics, Labour, Econometric Modelling, and Statistical analysis. He has published his works in journals, including Social…

SENIOR FELLOW, PAHLE INDIA FOUNDATION

Mr. Joshi is a media professional and policy analyst with over 25 years of experience. He has held leadership positions in national newspapers including The Statesman and The Pioneer, as well as the Singapore-based media conglomerate Asia News Network. He was the founder director & editor-in- chief of Fomento Media, Goa. He has been a…

COUNTRY HEAD, NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL INDIA

Ms.  Bagai is the Director of NRDC India Pvt. Ltd. She has more than 30 years of experience and substantive technical specialization in public policy, institutional strengthening and public sector reform at the international, regional, country and sub-national levels. She has a BA and an MBA degree from the University of Lucknow and an M.Phil…

SENIOR PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST, SYSTEMS TOXICOLOGY AND HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT, CSIR-IITR

Dr. Pant has over 30 years of research experience in the fields of developmental and in vitro toxicology. He worked at the Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) before joining IITR in 1997 He has published extensively and is a Fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences, USA, the Society of Toxicology, India and many others.…

CHIEF SCIENTIST, SYSTEMS TOXICOLOGY AND HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT, CSIR-IITR

Dr. Khanna has over 35 years experience and specialises in the nervous/cephalic system related effects of lead poisoning, among other heavy metals. He is the Secretary HQ of the Indian Academy of Neurosciences and has published extensively in national and international journals.

HEAD OF PHARMACOLOGY, AIIMS - NEW DELHI

Dr. Kumar is a Professor and Head of the Pharmacology department at AIIMS-New Delhi. Her research interests include the anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory mechanisms of drugs and botanicals and molecular biology of steroid receptors, regulation of receptors and its relevance in hormone dependent cancers. She is also the Chief of the National Poison Information Centre (NPIC),…

SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST, WORLD BANK INDIA

Ms. Chichgar serves as a Senior Environmental Specialist at World Bank India. She has been working in the area of environment, water resources and climate change for 9 years, providing investment, analytical and advisory services.

DIRECTOR, ICMR-NIOH

Dr Das currently serves as the Director at ICMR-NIOH under the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. He previously worked as a Scientist E at the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED), Kolkata. He is also the principal investigator and coordinator of the Biomedical Informatics Center…

SENIOR ADVISOR (MATERNAL, NEWBORN AND CHILD HEALTH), UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Dr. Gupta is a public health professional with an advanced degree in public health (MPH in Tropical Health from School of Population Health University of Queensland, Australia), over 20 years experience and wide exposure in varied settings – Government, Bilateral / Multilateral and Non Government Organizations. He has vast xperience in policy formulation, advocacy, project…