Team Research

Radha Krishna Tripathy – Senior Fellow,

Radha Krishna Tripathy is a Senior Fellow at CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC). At CIRC, he is responsible for conducting policy-oriented research and writing research papers on competition and regulations. In his more than 12 years of experience, he has worked with various organizations including development consulting firms, research bodies and think tanks in various capacities from project management to business development. Prior to joining CIRC, he has worked with firms like Athena Infonomics, Infraline and InfraInsights and led various research, analytics and consulting projects. He has authored various articles and research reports in energy and infrastructure sector. His current areas of interests include regulatory reforms, competition policy, sustainability and Public Private Partnership. He holds an MBA degree in power management from National Power Training Institute (NPTI) under Ministry of Power, Govt of India and a B.Tech degree in production and industrial engineering from VSSUT, Odisha. Currently, he is pursuing his PhD in energy management from RGIPT, Noida. He is also a life member of prominent coal forums like Indian Coal Forum and Coal Preparation Society of India. Read More

Garima Sodhi – Senior Fellow,

Garima Sodhi is a Senior Fellow at CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC), New Delhi. She has an extensive experience in research and consulting. Her areas of interest include policy research, competition economics, Intellectual Property, and energy economics. Ms. Sodhi has previously worked at Competition Commission of India in economics division as well as investigation division as an Economics Expert. Prior to joining CIRC, Ms.Sodhi has also worked at ICF in energy consulting for North American and Indian markets. She is an expert in research, data analysis & modelling, and project management. She holds a Masters in Economics (with specialization in environment and resource economics) from TERI University, New Delhi, India and a B.A. (Hons) Economics from College of Vocational Studies, Delhi University, New Delhi, India. Read More

Bhaavi Agrawal – Research Associate,

Bhaavi Agrawal is a Research Associate at CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC), New Delhi, India. She works towards forwarding the competition policy in India by means of research, literature and capacity building events. She is responsible for undertaking research on a vast number of competition issues, circulating the bi-monthly competition newsletter (CIRComp) along with monthly regulatory updates sheet (RegTracker). Prior to joining CIRC, she pursued various competition law oriented internships. Her areas of interest are competition law and policy, intellectual property laws, corporate laws and new age markets. She holds a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab. Read More