Team Research



Radha Krishna Tripathy – Senior Fellow rkt@circ.in

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 gms@circ.in

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



Rinki Singh – Associate Fellow rs@circ.in

Rinki Singh is an Associate Fellow at CUTS Institute for Regulation and Competition (CIRC). At CIRC, she assists the team in conducting extensive research in the core areas of Competition Laws, Intellectual Property Rights, Procurement Regulations, E-commerce etc. She holds an LL.M. in Competition Laws from National Law University, Delhi and is a 2016 graduate of Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur. Her current research area focuses on Competition Law aspects related to Multi-Sided Markets, Big Data, Ride Sharing Industry and various other dimensions of Competition Laws. Rinki is currently enrolled with Bar Council of Delhi and is eligible to practice across India. She has previously worked at a law firm as an associate advocate and has practiced at various courts at New Delhi. Rinki has also worked as an intern with reputed laws firms in India like Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Khaitan & Co., Kochhar & Co. etc. Read More