Team

Bipul Chattopadhyay
Designation: Executive Director, CUTS & Head, CUTS CITEE
Date of Joining: 07-05-1997
Qualification: M A in Economics, Delhi School of Economics
Area of Interest: Political Economy of Trade & Development; Trade in Agriculture; Institutions & Pro-Poor Growth
Email: bc@cuts.org
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Veena Vidyadharan
Designation: Fellow
Date of Joining: 02-12-2013
Qualification: Ph.D in Agriculture (Agronomy), Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner, Rajasthan
M.Sc in Agriculture (Agronomy), Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, Kerala, B.Sc in Agriculture, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, Kerala
Areas of Interest:Sustainable Agriculture, Climate Change, Food Security
Email: vv1@cuts.org
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Sudip Kumar Paul
Designation: Assistant Policy Analyst
Date of Joining: 15.12.2016
Qualification: M.Sc. Economics from University of Calcutta, and Pursuing Ph.D. in Economics from the IIFT, Delhi.
Areas of Interest:Econometrics modelling, Statistical data analysis, STATA, Trade Facilitation
Email: skp@cuts.org
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Advaiyot Sharma
Designation: Assistant Policy Analyst
Date of Joining: 26.07.2021
Qualification: Master of Laws (LL.M.) from South Asian University, New Delhi, and B.Sc., LL.B. from National Law University, Jodhpur
Areas of Interest:Legal and Policy Research; Analytical Writing
Email: adm@cuts.org
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Sagnik Samadder
Designation: Senior Research Associate
Date of Joining: 16.01.2024
Qualification: MSc Economics (Development Studies), Symbiosis International University, and BSc Economics, Calcutta University
Areas of Interest:Research and analytical skills in the Development Sector, Trade, sustainable agricultural practices,climate-resilient practices and Data Analysis.
Email: ssd@cuts.org
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Shruti Maheshwari
Designation: Senior Research Associate
Date of Joining: 16.01.2024
Qualification: B.A. LL.B (Hons.), National Law University, Jodhpur
Areas of Interest: Legal and Policy Research; Analytical Writing
Email: smh@cuts.org
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Vandana
Designation: Programme Officer
Date of Joining: 17.03.2022
Qualification: MBA in Finance& Marketing, Maharishi Arvind Institute of Science & Management and Bachelors of Business Administration, Rajasthan University
Areas of Interest: Digital Marketing, Social Media Management, Decision Marking
Email: vsw@cuts.org
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Sovini Mondal
Designation: Research Associate
Date of Joining: 18.09.2023
Qualification: M.Sc (Economics) from Symbiosis School of Economics and B.Sc Honours (Economics) from Calcutta University
Areas of Interest: Delving into International Trade, Analysing Trade Data, Navigating the Dynamics of the Indian Economy, Championing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and Unveiling Gender-Related Challenges
Email: smd@cuts.org
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Rijupalika Dey
Designation:Research Associate
Date of Joining: 16.01.2024
Qualification: M.Sc. Economics (International Trade) from Symbiosis School of Economics, and B.A. Honours (Economics) from Adamas University
Areas of Interest:International Trade, Global Value Chains, Vertical Specialisation in global trade and Trade Facilitation, Climate Resilience and Water Governance
Email: rpd@cuts.org
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