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  • Hriday Ch. Sarma

    Visiting Fellow
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    Archive data: Person was Visiting Fellow at IDSA

    Hriday Ch. Sarma is a Visiting Research Fellow associated with Europe and Eurasia cluster at IDSA. His subject of research is “Synthesis of Eurasian Transport Corridors: India’s strategic centrality in the emerging system."

    Hriday works as a ‘Fellow’ with South Asia Democratic Forum, a Brussels based think tank with exclusive focus on geopolitics and geo-economics in the region. Additionally, he works as a 'India-Rep- Business Development Manager' with Squawk Advisors (a Chicago, US registered consultancy working on real estate, private equity and market entry for businesses in frontier regions), ‘Research Scientist and Project Consultant’ with Polo Centre for Sustainability (a Italy based organization) and few others. He heads a non-profit organization - Center for South Caucasus-South Asia Business Development - which works in the direction of establishing market integration between the two regions.

    In the past, Hriday worked with a few reputed institutes on various aspects of project management, including but not limited to liaising with private and public agencies, policy advocacy, and operations management. He worked as ‘India-Manager’ for Climate Scorecard Project - an initiative of EarthAction and Global Citizens’ Initiative (TGCI), ‘Visiting Research Fellow’ with Institute for National Security Studies (Tel Aviv, Israel), ‘Visiting Research Fellow’ with Center for Analysis of Economic Reforms and Communication (Baku, Azerbaijan).

    Hriday has done a M.A. and M.Phil in International Relations, and advanced diploma courses in international law and environment management. Currently, he is pursuing his P.hD. in Energy Studies Programme at the School of International Relations, Jawaharlal Nehru University. His PhD research pertains to the ongoing global energy transition from fossil fuels to renewables.