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Ms Divya Datt

Senior Fellow & Associate Director

Divya is Fellow and Associate Director at the Green Growth and Resource Efficiency Division at TERI. She has over 15 years of experience in policy research on environment and natural resources. She leads TERI's work on natural resource valuation and has been involved in resource accounting initiatives in several States of India including Goa, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand. She has worked in multi-disciplinary research teams where she has contributed to the design of policy instruments for specific pollution abatement or resource management problems, as well as to economic impact assessments and cost-benefit analyses of interventions across a number of resources and sectors. She has been closely involved in TERI's research on the global discourse on sustainable development- this includes work on indicators, inputs for the Government of India's participation in inter-governmental deliberations, and independent reviews of India's efforts towards its international commitments.

She is a member of the Steering Committee on Sustainable Public Procurement and a member of the Apex Committee for the State of Environment Report, both constituted by the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change, Government of India.

Divya has a Masters in Economics and is in the final stages of her doctoral research at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, in which her focus is on the political economy of environmental policy in federal countries. She is the recipient of the UK Government's Chevening Fellowship on environmental management and sustainable development.