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: vv@cuts.org
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Suresh P Singh
Designation: Fellow
Date of Joining: 01-12-2020
Qualification: M.A. in Economics, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata and B.A. University of Calcutta
Areas of Interest: Transport and Regional Connectivity; Sustainable Development; Food Security; and Environment Issues.
Email: sps@cuts.org
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Saurabh Kumar
Designation: Fellow
Date of Joining: 01-11-2012
Qualification: PhD in International Organization Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
M.Phil. in International Organization Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
M.A. in Economics M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly
Areas of Interest: International Political Economy, International Organizations, Regional integration
Email: sbk@cuts.org
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Chetna K. Rathore
Designation: Research Associate
Date of Joining: 01.07.2019
Qualification: M.A., Economics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
Areas of Interest: International Trade, Public Policy and Governance
Email: chr@cuts.org
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Deepmala Ghosh
Designation: Research Associate
Date of Joining: 17.06.2020
Qualification: Master’s in Economics from Pondicherry University
Areas of Interest: International Trade, Statistics and Econometrics, Health Economics, Labor Economics, Microfinance
Email: dgh@cuts.org
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Jithin Sabu
Designation: Research Associate
Date of Joining: 06.07.2020
Qualification: M.A. Development Studies from IIT Guwahati, B.A. Economics from Sacred Heart Autonomous College Kochi
Areas of Interest: International Trade and Regional Connectivity, South Asia Studies, Gender, Public Health, Water Economics and Sustainable Development
Email: jsb@cuts.org
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Yatika Agrawal
Designation: Research Associate
Date of Joining: 16.08.2021
Qualification: MSc. Economics, specialization in Development Studies from Symbiosis School of Economics
Areas of Interest: Sustainable Development, Gender Development, Labor Economics, International Trade, and Tourism
Email: yta@cuts.org
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Swati Verma
Designation: Research Associate
Date of Joining: 16.08.2021
Qualification: M.Sc. Economics (International Trade), Symbiosis School of Economics
Areas of Interest: International Trade, Regional connectivity and trade, South Asian studies, Sustainable Trade, Circular Economy, and Quantitative research.
Email: swv@cuts.org
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Deepak Gupta
Designation: Assistant Policy Analyst
Date of Joining: 17.08.2021
Qualification: MSc (Economics) from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, Maharashtra
B.A Honours (Economics) from the University of Delhi
Areas of Interest: International Trade, Trade data Analysis, Indian Economy.
Email: dpg@cuts.org
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Himanshi Verma
Designation:Programme Associate
Date of Joining: 29.09.2021
Qualification: Bachelor’s in Journalism and Mass-Communication , Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, University of Haridwar, Uttarakhand
Areas of Interest: Corporate Branding, Editing Tools, Content Creation, Digital marketing, Event Coverage, Collateral Design & Publishing.
Email: hmv@cuts.org
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