2016 BA LLB (Hons), Law, National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata
States: Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka
Cities: New Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore
Languages: English, Tamil, Hindi
Rishika worked at the Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition as a primary researcher on an empirical study seeking to identify legal and policy reforms to facilitate a sustainable open science movement in India. Subsequently, she worked at Trilegal in the government advisory practice, with NITI Aayog on identifying suitable reforms to introduce shared mobility in India. Through law school, she was actively involved in various human rights programmes and related research activities.
At IIHS, Rishika works in the GCRF – PEAK project on the legal, regulatory and institutional landscape of energy provision, distribution and consumption across the ‘urban’ in general and its larger impact on climate change. Her areas of interest lie at the intersection of climate change, renewable energy and human rights. She ultimately aims to help shape government legislation and policy through her research.