Batch of 2016 – 2018
Apoorva S is currently pursuing Master’s Programme in Public Policy at National Law School, Bangalore. She is from Bangalore and holds a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation from University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore. She is interested in the food and urbanism theme, sustainable cities and communities that explore alternative perspectives on livelihoods in developing countries.
Apoorva is an amateur Carnatic violinist, pursues baking and gardening as hobbies.
Devika Singh is currently enrolled in Master’s Programme in Public Policy at National Law School, Bangalore. Devika is a traveller at heart. She was born in Delhi, completed her schooling in Coimbatore, B.A. honours in English Literature from Miranda House, University of Delhi, followed by a Masters in English Literature from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. She has worked with organic farming and volunteered as a teacher and complementary therapist. Devika is passionate about sustainable development, environmental sustainability, agrarian and rural economy and is interested in intersectoral approaches to policy formulation and implementation.
Devika is a trained mountaineer, an extensive traveller, and a Wellness Medical Qigong Therapist.
Dwijaraj Bhattacharya is currently pursuing Master’s Programme in Public Policy at NLSIU, Bangalore. Prior to joining NLSIU, he has worked in the corporate and not for profit sector for two years. He holds a B.Sc honours degree in Chemistry from Ramjas College, Delhi University. He is interested in the convergence between economics, politics, and energy, apart from being a keen student of Strategic Affairs.
Dwijaraj is trained in various musical instruments and practices dark arts on his enemies.
Smita Mutt is currently pursuing Master’s Programme in Public Policy at National Law School, Bangalore. She is from Bangalore and has completed a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago. She is interested in the accountability mechanisms that have developed in the Indian context and how contemporary history influences policy design.
Smita is also fond of urban history, museums, and filter coffee.
Trisrota Dutta is currently pursuing Master’s Programme in Public Policy at National Law School, Bangalore. She was born and brought up in Calcutta, and studied Political Science and International Relations at Jadavpur University. She is deeply interested in legislative frameworks for social change and their interface with politics and policy.
Trisrota enjoys intellectual arguments, train travel and Maggi in the rain.