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Nithya D

Nithya is an Engineering graduate with specialisation in Electronics and Communication Engineering. Her areas of interest include computer hardware and networking. ...

Shweta Srinivasan

Shweta Srinivasan is a Senior Research Analyst and holds a Master's degree in Science, Society and Development from the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex and a Bachelor’s in Journalism and Mass Communication. At CSTEP, she works on policy research in low carbon energy ...

Roopa N.

Roopa N., Admin Officer, is in-charge of all secretarial duties to the Chairman and assists the HR Department with Recruitment Process, and the Communication and Policy Engagement team with outreach activities at CSTEP. She holds a Science degree and has done certificate courses in Computation and T...

Shiva Sandeep Reddy P.

Shiva Sandeep Reddy P. is Engineer-Technical Staff and handles the IT Infrastructure at CSTEP. He holds a Bachelor's in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Sri Vishveshwaraiah Institute of Science and Technology, Madanapalle....

Bhavna Sharma

Bhavna Sharma, Communication Officer, holds Master's in Business Administration from Shoolini University of Management Sciences, Solan (Himachal Pradesh) and a Bachelor's in Computer Application from Panjab University, Chandigarh. ...

Merlin Francis

Merlin Francis holds a Master’s degree in Communication from Christ University, Bangalore. Prior to joining CSTEP, she worked with The New Indian Express and Times of India for 5 years. She is interested in the reading and writing about transport and urban sustainability, governance, education...

Jaymin Gajjar

Jaymin has completed his M.Tech in Energy System & Technologies from Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat and a B.Tech (Electronics & Communication) from Gujarat University. Prior to joining CSTEP, he worked with Gujarat Energy Research & Management Institute (GERM...

Arushi Sen

Arushi Sen completed her Master's degree in Global Studies from the University of Leipzig, Germany and University of Wroclaw, Poland. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Lady Sriram College, Delhi. Prior to joining CSTEP, she was associated with IORA Ecological Solutions, D...

Anirban Banerjee

Anirban Banerjee holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Telecommunication from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. Prior to joining CSTEP, Anirban worked at the Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, IISc.  for 5 years. His research interests lie in the areas of monsoon prediction...

Workshop on Energy Secure Outlook

Dr. S.S. Krishnan, Principal Investigator, Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head – Communications and Policy Engagement and Shweta L. Srinivasan, Senior Research Analyst at CSTEP participated in a workshop on ‘Energy Secure Outlook for India: IESS 2047’ along with Shri. Anil K. Jain, Ad...

Talk on Importance of Communication for Researchers

Aditi Chadha Kapoor, Director – Policy Advocacy and Partnerships with Alternative Futures, a development research and communication organisation, visited CSTEP to present a talk on the ‘Importance of Communication for Researchers’....

Training on Media Skills

Arushi Sen, Media Coordinator at CSTEP attended a workshop titled ‘Training on Media Skills’, organised by the Public Affairs Centre (PAC), Bangalore under the Policy Engagement and Communication (PEC) programme of the Think Tank Initiative (TTI)....

Workshop on Developing a Strategic Approach to Policy Engagement and Communication

Dr Annapoorna Ravichander, Head of Communication and Policy Engagement, Arushi Sen, Media Coordinator and Bhawna Welturkar, Graphic Designer from the Center for Study of Science Technology and Policy (CSTEP) attended a workshop organised by the Think Tank Initiative (TTI) and Institute of Developmen...

Inception Meeting for South Asia Policy Engagement and Communication

Dr. Anshu Bharadwaj, Executive Director, CSTEP and Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head CPE, CSTEP, attended Inception Meeting for South Asia Policy Engagement and Communication (PEC) program. ...

Bangalore Think Tank Symposium

Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander (Head-Communication and Policy Engagement) and Arushi Sen (Media Coordinator) from CSTEP attended the Bangalore Think Tank Symposium, organised by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP), University of Pennsylvania, in association with the Ministry of Law and P...

National Launch of IESS 2047 V-2.0

Dr. Sujatha Byravan, Principal Research Scientist, Shweta Srinivasan, Senior Research Analyst, Mohd. Sahil Ali, Senior Research Economist, Pooja Vijay Ramamurthi, Research Engineer and Arushi Sen, Senior Communications Officer of CSTEP attended the National Launch of IESS 2047 V-2.0 organised by NIT...

TechCamp India 2015: Driving Dialogue with Digital

Arushi Sen, Senior Communication Officer attended a workshop titled ‘TechCamp India 2015: Driving Dialogue with Digital’, September 8-9, 2015....

Training on Information & Communication in the Digital Age

Bhavna Sharma, Associate- CPE attended a 3 day Training on Information & Communication in the Digital Age organised by the Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi....

Policy Writing Workshop: Frame the Debate

Arushi Sen, Senior Communication Officer at CSTEP attended a two-day workshop on Policy Writing organised by the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in association with the US State Department and US Embassy in India in New Delhi....

Smart Grids

CSTEP is working to develop a state-of-the-art smart grid that will integrate the renewable energy systems that are intermittent in nature and also provide fail-safe options. Smart grid technologies, using digital communications and control, can make a grid secure and renewable-friendly. The success...

Developing a Strategic Approach to Policy Engagement and Communication

Dr Annapoorna Ravichander, Head of Communication and Policy Engagement, Arushi Sen, Media Coordinator and Bhawna Welturkar, Graphic Designer from the Center for Study of Science Technology and Policy (CSTEP) attended a workshop organised by the Think Tank Initiative (TTI) and Institute of Developmen...

Energy Secure Outlook for India IESS 2047

Dr. S.S. Krishnan, Principal Investigator, Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head – Communications and Policy Engagement and Shweta L. Srinivasan, Senior Research Analyst at CSTEP participated in a workshop on ‘Energy Secure Outlook for India: IESS 2047’ along with Shri. Anil K. Jain, Ad...

Susan Koshy worked with CPE team

Susan Koshy, PEC Facilitator for CSTEP under the TTI PEC Programme (funded by IDRC), worked with CSTEPs CPE team between June 16-20, 2014 on planning and implementing various communication processes and activities...

Workshop on Standards and Guidelines, Templates and Review Process

Communication and Policy Engagement team conducted an interactive workshop on Standards & Guidelines, Templates and Review Process at CSTEP....

Hands-on Workshop on Infographics

Communication and Policy Engagement team conducted a Hands-on Workshop on Infographics at CSTEP, November 5, 2015....

Aditi Chadha Kapoor

Aditi Chadha Kapoor, Director – Policy Advocacy and Partnerships with Alternative Futures, a development research and communication organisation, visited CSTEP on May 30, 2014 to present a talk on the ‘Importance of Communication for Researchers’...

Miki Smith and Heather Harms

Miki Smith, POC - South and Central Asia and Heather Harms, POC - Global Climate Change Initiative at the Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources and Bonnie Carlson, Program Communication Specialist, USAID visited CSTEP on November 11, 2014 to discuss CSTEP’s research in low carbon growth,...

Strategising Research Communication at CSTEP: developing a communications strategy

Strategising Research Communication at CSTEP: developing a communications strategy, Arushi Sen and Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Politics and Ideas, July 30, 2015...

Strategising Research Communication at CSTEP: building an effective team

Strategising Research Communication at CSTEP: building an effective team, Arushi Sen and Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Politics & Ideas, August 11, 2015...

Setting up a communications team for a Think Tank: The case of CSTEP

Setting up a communications team for a Think Tank: The case of CSTEP, On Think Tanks, Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, February 25, 2016....

Policy Writing Workshop: Frame the Debate

Arushi Sen, Senior Communication Officer at CSTEP attended a two-day workshop on Policy Writing organised by the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in association with the US State Department and US Embassy in India in New Delhi. Click to view write-up Policy Writing Workshop: Frame the Debate...

Training on Information & Communication in the Digital Age

Bhavna Sharma, Associate- CPE attended a 3 day Training on Information & Communication in the Digital Age organised by the Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi. Click to view write-up Training on Information & Communication in the Digital Age...

TechCamp India 2015: Driving Dialogue with Digital

Arushi Sen, Senior Communication Officer attended a workshop titled ‘TechCamp India 2015: Driving Dialogue with Digital’, September 8-9, 2015. Click to view write-up TechCamp India 2015: Driving Dialogue with Digital...

National Launch of IESS 2047 V-2.0

Dr. Sujatha Byravan, Principal Research Scientist, Shweta Srinivasan, Senior Research Analyst, Mohd. Sahil Ali, Senior Research Economist, Pooja Vijay Ramamurthi, Research Engineer and Arushi Sen, Senior Communications Officer of CSTEP attended the National Launch of IESS 2047 V-2.0 organised by NIT...

National Launch of IESS 2047 V-2.0

Dr. Sujatha Byravan, Principal Research Scientist, Shweta Srinivasan, Senior Research Analyst, Mohd. Sahil Ali, Senior Research Economist, Pooja Vijay Ramamurthi, Research Engineer and Arushi Sen, Senior Communications Officer of CSTEP attended the National Launch of IESS 2047 V-2.0 organised by NIT...

Bangalore Think Tank Symposium

Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander (Head-Communication and Policy Engagement) and Arushi Sen (Media Coordinator) from CSTEP attended the Bangalore Think Tank Symposium, organised by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP), University of Pennsylvania, in association with the Ministry of Law and P...

Workshop on Energy Secure Outlook

Dr. S.S. Krishnan, Principal Investigator, Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head – Communications and Policy Engagement and Shweta L. Srinivasan, Senior Research Analyst at CSTEP participated in a workshop on ‘Energy Secure Outlook for India: IESS 2047’ along with Shri. Anil K. Jain, Ad...

Training on Media Skills

Arushi Sen, Media Coordinator at CSTEP attended a workshop titled ‘Training on Media Skills’, organised by the Public Affairs Centre (PAC), Bangalore under the Policy Engagement and Communication (PEC) programme of the Think Tank Initiative (TTI). Click to view write-up Training on...

Workshop on Developing a Strategic Approach to Policy Engagement and Communication

Dr Annapoorna Ravichander, Head of Communication and Policy Engagement, Arushi Sen, Media Coordinator and Bhawna Welturkar, Graphic Designer from the Center for Study of Science Technology and Policy (CSTEP) attended a workshop organised by the Think Tank Initiative (TTI) and Institute of Developmen...

Inception Meeting for South Asia Policy Engagement and Communication

Dr. Anshu Bharadwaj, Executive Director, CSTEP and Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head CPE, CSTEP, attended Inception Meeting for South Asia Policy Engagement and Communication (PEC) program. Click to view write-up Inception Meeting for South Asia Policy Engagement and Communication...

Workshop on India Think Tank Forum for South Asia Energy Co-operation

Dr. Gaurav Kapoor, Principal Research Scientist, Milind Ravindranath, Research Scientist and Arushi Sen, Sr. Communications Officer from CSTEP attended a half day workshop on ‘India Think Tank Forum for South Asia Energy Co-operation’, on October 27, 2016 at New Delhi.  Click to vie...

Raju K Raman

First time at CSTEP. Good arrangements and communication. Decent food!...

Liz Judge, Communications Officer, Environment Program

Thank you! Click to view images...