Sukhgeet Kaur

PhD Student, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

Email: [email protected]

Supervisor: Shailaja Fennell

Research Topic: Energy Water Nexus in Punjab agriculture

Research Interests: Development economics, project appraisal, energy policy, agricultural pricing and marketing policies, trade strategy and industrial policy

Biography: Sukhgeet Kaur is a PhD student in the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge, having previously graduated with BA (Hons) and a Master’s degree in Economics from Panjab University, Chandigarh, later winning a Commonwealth scholarship to complete an MPhil degree in Development Studies at the University of Cambridge.  A civil servant by profession, Sukhgeet belongs to Group A service of the Indian Administrative Service and Allied Services in the Government of India. She is currently posted to the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), a premier Government of India think tank. At NITI Aayog, she has dealt with project appraisal of important ministries, industrial policy and trade strategy, and agricultural marketing and price policies. In her previous assignment at the Ministry of External Affairs, she handled India’s bilateral relations with important partners in South Asia and South-East Asia and investment trade promotion policies. More recently she has earned an LLB degree and completed a course in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley.

Sukhgeet carried out a survey across villages of Punjab State in India and it can be found on our Twitter

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