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Sasmita Patnaik Programme Lead
Tel : ++91 11 40733373 | Email :sasmita.patnaik@ceew.in

Sasmita Patnaik is a Programme Lead at the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW). She has over five years of research and consulting experience in rural development, sustainability and social entrepreneurship. Her work has largely focussed at the intersection of developmental issues including environment, health, labour, and sustainable finance. She has co-authored research for UNDP on social entrepreneurship and facilitated multi-stakeholder projects across sectors. She has also conducted strategic research for project development for donors and non-profits. Her work in sustainability involved assessment of sustainability policy and practices of industries around biodiversity and land use, health and safety and carbon emissions.

Sasmita is a Felix scholar, and holds an M.Sc. degree from School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB). Her dissertation research at SOAS focussed on the growth of ‘Energy Democracy’ in Europe and its implications for the environmental justice movement, especially in the current discourse around climate change.

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Transition to Low Global Warming Potential Refrigerants in India: The Foam Sector Shows the Way  By Ankita Sah, Lekha Sridhar, and Vaibhav Chaturvedi With the upcoming global negotiations to the Montreal Protocol, it is likely that an amendment...
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