Centre for Policy Research
The Centre for Policy Research (CPR) is a non -profit, independent institution dedicated to conducting research that contributes to a more robust public discourse about the structures and processes that shape life in India. CPR’s community of practitioners and academics represents views from many disciplines and across the political spectrum to investigate topics critical to India’s future. CPR engages around five broad themes: economic policy; environmental law and governance; international relations and security; law, regulation, and the state; and urbanization.
Participant Profile: Meenakshi Kapoor (Program Manager)
Meenakshi, in the past, has worked with Kalpavriksh Environment Action Group and GIZ, India carrying out environmental research projects and coordination tasks. She has been researching on government institutions for environment and coastal governance as to how they address local livelihood and citizens’ concerns. She has also been associated with Ecoexist- a social enterprise, promoting livelihoods for the underprivileged. In the programme she tracks and monitors the progress and impact of the project. She has also been involved in designing tools for community paralegals for environment justice. Meenakshi has a Masters in Science (Environment Management) from Forest Research Institute.