Representation

  • Akash Sharma attended the two-day Electric Mobility Initiative workshop organised by the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation from February 29 to March 01, 2024 in Hyderabad.
  • Ujjwal Kumar participated in a workshop on ‘Ensuring Access to Biological Drugs for the Developing World’, organised by the BRICS Competition Centre, Institute of Chemical Technology, BioPharma International Exhibition & Conference, and FAS Russia on March 06, 2024 in Mumbai.
  • Ujjwal Kumar participated in a workshop on “Food Value Chain organised by the BRICS Competition Centre, FAS Russia and the Egyptian Competition Authority on February 21-22, 2024 in Cairo, Egypt.
  • Amol Kulkarni participated in a programme on “Platform Accountability” organised by Media Democracy Fund in Kenya from January 22-26, 2024.
  • Pradeep S Mehta and Mehak Sharma attended the National Conference on ‘Securing Demographic Dividend: Agenda for Change (2024-29)’ at PIC in Pune on December 08, 2023.
  • Kiran Meetarbhan and Tasmita Sengupta attended the Global Economic Policy Forum organised by CII in Delhi from December 7-8, 2023.
  • Krishaank Jugiani attended the launch of the report ‘Mapping the Blockchain Ecosystem in India and Australia: Case Studies Blockchain’ in Australian High Commission (AHC), Delhi on December 06, 2023
  • Debashree Hazarika and Tasmita Sengupta attended the “Stakeholder Consultation for Migration Coalition for Social Dialogue” conference organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Rajasthan State Council in Jaipur on October 31, 2023.
  • Ujjwal Kumar and Srajan Tambi participated in the BRICS International Competition Conference on Oct 11-13, 2023 in New Delhi.
  • Pradeep S Mehta and Mehak Sharma participated in the National Conference “Towards Industrial Transformation of India” at Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) on October 04-06 in New Delhi
  • Pradeep S Mehta and Mehak Sharma participated in a Seminar “World Bank Bi-Annual Flagship Economic Reports: South Asia Development Update & India” organised by the Centre for Social and Economic Progress (CSEP) on October 4, 2023 in New Delhi
  • Sanobar Imam participated in Regional Science Policy Dialogue on “Regional Cooperation on Adaptation to Cascading Climate Risks in the Hindu Kush Himalaya”, organised by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) along with National Institute of Disaster Management (India) and Adaptation Without Borders (Stockholm Environment Institute, Sweden), on October 10-11, 2023 in Kathmandu.
  • Krishaank Jugiani participated in ‘Conversation with Prof. Toby Walsh and Prof. Mausam on Artificial Intelligence (AI)’ organised by Australian High Commission on August 07, 2023 in New Delhi.
  • Akash Sharma participated in the workshop on “Critical Mineral needs for the net-zero Transition’ organised by CSEP on July 12, 2023 in New Delhi.
  • Neelanjana Sharma was one of the speakers in the conference ‘Competition Law Enforcement and Consumer Protection in Digital Markets’ on July 6-8, 2023 in Tashkent.
  • Amol Kulkarni was one of the speakers in the ‘Responsible Finance Forum’ on July 5-7, 2023 in Bengaluru.
  • Akash Sharma and Sanobar Imam participated in the Round Table on Recalibrating Governments Support to Agriculture in Rajasthan organised by CEEW on June 13, 2023 at Yojana Bhawan, Jaipur.
  • Amol Kulkarni was one of the speakers in the workshop on “6 Ghz band” on June 07, 2023 in New Delhi.
  • Amol Kulkarni participated in the workshop on “Regulatory Governance of Firms and Markets” on May 25, 2023 in Mumbai.
  • Ujjwal Kumar was one of the speakers at an event “National Conference on 6G Spectrum, Technologies, and Standardisation” organised by ITU-APT Foundation of India on April 19, 2023 in Bangalore.
  • Amol Kulkarni was one of the speakers at the Conference on Wi-Fi and Delicensing of 6 GHz: The Driving Force of Broadband for All, organised by Broadband India Forum and Wireless Broadband Alliance on April 11, 2023 in New Delhi.
  • Ujjwal Kumar was one of the speakers at the event “Activities of antimonopoly authorities in socially significant food markets in modern conditions”, (BRICS Working Group session) on 30 March, 2023 in Russia.
  • Sushil Muhnot moderated a conference on ‘SME Export’ in New Delhi on February 23, 2023.
  • Akash Sharma and Animesh Kumar Tiwary participated in a two-day workshop on electric mobility organised by Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation on March 23-24, 2023 in Jaipur.
  • Akash Sharma participated in the Roundtable Dialogue on “Fulfilling the Promise of Solar Irrigation in India” on 23rd February 2023 in New Delhi.
  • Amol Kulkarni was one of the speakers at the conference on Consumer Protection and Grievance Redress organised by NIPFP on 10-11 February, 2023 in Dharamsala.
  • Akash Sharma was one of the speaker at the Winter Business Conference on Sustainability organised by Great Lakes Management Institute on 20 December, 2022 in Gurgaon.
  • Akash Sharma attended the South Asia (BBIN) Power Summit organised by CII on 16 December, 2022 in Delhi.
  • Amol Kulkarni was one of the speaker at a virtual conference on Ease of Doing Business in Maharashtra on 12th December, 2022.
  • Amol Kulkarni was one of the speaker at the 2nd India Spectrum Management Conference on 7 December, 2022 in New Delhi
  • Ujjwal Kumar was one of the speaker at VII International Conference “Antimonopoly Policy: Science, Practice, Education” on 09-10 November, 2022 in Moscow.
  • Sidharth Narayan and Asheef Iqubbal participated in Australia-India Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership (AICCTP) Roundtable on 18th November in New Delhi.
  • Asheef Iqubbal participated in the Grappling with Goliath: Assessing the Quad’s Efficacy on 5G and Open Network Architectures on 27th October, 2022 at Centre for Social and Economic Progress, New Delhi.
  • Ujjwal Kumar was one of the speakers at the VIII Eurasian Antitrust Forum on 6-7 October 2022, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Pradeep S Mehta was one of the speakers at the Policy Circle webinar “India’s Global Economic Ambitions and Business Environment Challenges” on 31st August, 2022.
  • Josephine Shreela G participated in the Behavioural Insights workshop organised by Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, New Delhi along with Behavioural Insights Team, United Kingdom on 13th -14th September, 2022 at Lemon Tree Premier Hotel, Jaipur.
  • Ujjwal Kumar participated in a roundtable “Roundtable on: The G20 effort to protect economies from cyber-enabled theft of IP” organised by Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) and the Dialogue, on 27 September 2022, New Delhi.
  • Arshiya Chaturvedi attended the Program on “One Stop Shop (OSS)”, organised by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in association with the Department of Industries & Commerce, Government of Rajasthan, and Bureau of Investment Promotion Rajasthan on July 26, 2022, at HCM RIPA, OTS Campus, JLN Road, Jaipur.
  • Pradeep S Mehta was one of the speakers at a session on ‘The role of competition law and policy in supporting microenterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises during economic recovery in the post COVID-19 period’ at the IGE on Competition Law and Policy, on 21st July, 2022 at Geneva.
  • Pradeep S Mehta was one of the speaker at the Session on “Financial consumer protection including financial education and literacy” during IGE on Consumer Protection Law and Policy on 19th July, 2022.
  • Vidushi Sinha attended the India Mobile Congress organised by the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Government of India and Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI) at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on October 04th, 2022.
  • Sidharth Narayan was a speaker at a session on ‘Role of Online curated content in spreading consumer awareness about online fraud: A case study of Jamtara’, organised by Netflix and Cyber Peace Foundation. The session was hosted in the event ‘Frames Fast Track 2022’ organised by FICCI on September 27, 2022.
  • Vidushi Sinha attended the Special Session of The Digital Dialogues on ‘6G: Future Vision and Perspectives’ organised by Broadband India Forum (BIF) in New Delhi on September 20, 2022.
  • Amol Kulkarni was invited to deliver a lecture on Regulatory Impact Assessment by National Law University, Delhi on September 14, 2022.
  • Vidushi Sinha attended ‘The next wave of Innovations for Advancing Financial Inclusion- How India can leverage the opportunity and increase usage’ organised by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in New Delhi on September 13, 2022.
  • Sidharth Narayan and Vidushi Sinha attended the National Workshop on Spectrum and Regulatory Issues in Preparation for WRC-23 organised by ITU-APT Foundation of India (IAFI) on September 12, 2022.
  • Amol Kulkarni, Sidharth Narayan and Vidushi Sinha participated in the Open House Discussion (OHD) on Consultation Paper on issues related to New Regulatory Framework for Broadcasting and Cable Services organised by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on September 08, 2022.
  • Vidushi Sinha attended 5G India 2022 organised by Broadband India Forum (BIF) in New Delhi on September 07, 2022 and September 08, 2022.
  • Amol Kulkarni was a panellist at the webinar titled ‘Withdrawal of the PDP Bill, 2019 and a New Roadmap to Privacy’ organised by The Quantum Hub (THQ) on August 25, 2022.
  • Vidushi Sinha attended the launch event on the Impact Assessment Study on IT Rules, 2022 organised by IAMAI and the Dialogue in New Delhi on July 04, 2022.
  • Amol Kulkarni and Sidharth Narayan participated in the public consultation for the draft Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules organised by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in hybrid mode on June 23, 2022.
  • Prince Gupta and Neelanjana Sharma participated in the Rajasthan Government’s Stakeholders Consultation Workshop regarding the draft of Rajasthan Virtual Onl1ne Sports (Regulation) Bill, 2022 on June 23rd, 2022.
  • Amol Kulkarni moderated a special session on ‘Streamlining Digital Payments for the Indian Consumer’ organised by ASSOCHAM as a part of its Fintech Fest in Delhi on June 09, 2022.
  • Amol Kulkarni was one of the speakers at a session on “Debt Policies and Relief: Financial Consumer Protection in the Age of Digital Lending” during the Fair Digital Finance Forum, organised by Consumers International on March 15, 2022 in partnership with the Global Alliance for Legal Aid and Advocates for International Development.
  • Amol Kulkarni was a panellist at a session on ‘Privacy and Non-Personal Data’ during the event titled ‘Regulating Non-Personal Data’, organised by Medianama on February 18, 2022.
  • Amol Kulkarni and Rajshree Agarwal participated in the pre-budget consultation meeting with NGOs organised by the Government of Rajasthan on 7th January, 2022 and presented a “Jobs Framework for Rajasthan”. (Presentation)
  • Ujjwal Kumar, Policy Analyst , CUTS International was a panellist in a webinar organised by UNCTAD on 05 November 2021 on “Making Digital Markets Work for Consumers:
    Competition, Consumer Protection and Data” (RECORDING) (ACCESS PASSCODE:  +#ZcUgg7)
  • Amol Kulkarni, Director-Research, was a panellist in a workshop organised by National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) on “Investing in Investor Education in India: Priorities for Action” on June 22, 2021. The session’s theme was “Investor Education and Protection in the Banking Sector (Banking and Credit).
  • Amol Kulkarni, Director-Research, was a panellist in a session on “Gender equity: Consumer competences for digital financial services” on June 01, 2021. This session was a part of “Financial Inclusion Global Initiative (FIGI Symposium) 2021”.
  • Ujjwal Kumar, Policy Analyst, CUTS International was a panellist in a webinar organised by Universal Postal Union (UPU) and UNCTAD on 28 April 2021 on the theme “How e-shopper behaviours have changed in the current-COVID context?”
  • Amol Kulkarni and Sarthak Shukla participated in the first pre-budget consultation meeting with NGOs organised by the Government of Rajasthan on 23rd January, 2021 and presented a “Jobs Framework for Rajasthan”.(Presentation)
  • Aman Raj participated in a webinar titled “Financing the Great Indian Energy Transition: Market Regulations, State Policies and International Financial Institutions Determining Access to Capital”, organised by IIT Madras and Centre for Financial Accountability (CFA), on 16th December 2020
  • Shubhangi Heda and Setu Bandh Upadhyay attended a virtual roundtable discussion on “Platforms & Digital Markets Regulation: In Search of New Principles” organised by the Digital Markets Competition Forum, Copenhagen Business School on December 4, 2020.
  • Trinayani Sen attended a webinar on ‘Advancing EV Charging in India with Interoperability’ organised by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water – Centre for Energy Finance (CEEW-CEF) and eDRV on November 25, 2020.
  • Sidharth Narayan and Setu Bandh Upadhyay attended a virtual Stakeholder Consultation on “Securing India’s Cyberspace: Role of Encryption” organised by The Dialogue and Nullcon on November 20, 2020.
  • Trinayani Sen and Aman Raj attended a webinar titled “Scaling local value-addition and jobs from EV manufacturing in India”, organised by The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) and the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF), on 9th November 2020.
  • Sidharth Narayan attended a webinar titled ‘5G: Building a U.S.-India Ecosystem’, organised by USIBC, on 22nd October 2020.
  • Aman Raj attended a webinar titled ‘Promoting Renewable Energy: The Role of Digitalisation, Flexible Resources and Innovative Service Models’, organised by USIBC, on 22nd October 2020.
  • Kapil Gupta attended a webinar titled ‘Artificial Intelligence and Agriculture’, organised by USIBC, on 21st October 2020.
  • Pragya Singh attended a webinar organized by UNESCAP and EIF High-Level Forum on Empowering Women to Join Global Value Chains through E-commerce: Experience in South Asia in COVID-19 Context on October 20, 2020.
  • Pragya Singh attended a conference on Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy, Fourth session from 14-16 October, 2020 organized by UNCTAD.
  • Ujjwal Kumar moderated a Webinar “ePharmacy: Digitally Empowering Consumers & Small Businesses” organised by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on 14 October 2020
  • Shubhangi Heda, attended the Digital Member Connect Call organised by Consumers International on September 23, 2020.
  • Pragya Singh attended a webinar on Online Product safety work and development of an International Checklist organised by Consumer’s International on September 17, 2020.
  • Udai S Mehta, Ujjwal Kumar, Shubhangi Heda and Sakhi Shah of CUTS participated in the ICN Annual Conference 2020, which was held virtually during 14-17 September 2020.
  • Udai S Mehta participated and spoke at The Digital Dialogues session on Quality of Experience in Broadband, held on 14th September 2020. For further details, please visit
  • Sidharth Narayan participated in a webinar on ‘Encryption in India’, organised by Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC), on 3rd September 2020.
  • Aman Raj attended the webinar on ‘ Role of energy access in Community Health & Education’, organised by Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe) and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF) on September 3, 2020.
  • Aman Raj attended the FICCI – Virtual Conference on Future of Mobility on 26th August 2020.
  • Anurag Mishra attended a webinar on 26th August, 2020 on the topic of ‘Changing Contours of Labour Regulation’ organised by Daksha Fellowship.
  • Udai S Mehta participated in the Virtual Meeting of the ECOWAS Regional Competition Authority (ERCA) on August 24, 2020. He also presented his views on Competition Issues in E-commerce. (Presentation)
  • Sidharth Narayan and Shubhangi Heda spoke with students of TISS University in an interactive session on ‘Consumers perspective on privacy and data protection’. The session also included a questionnaire to be filled by students in real time on ‘Consumers perspective on encryption’. The webinar was held on August 8, 2020.
  • Ananya Saroha attended a webinar on India’s Power Sector- The Journey till Date and Going Forward organised by the Vasudha Foundation as a part of its Power Outlook Series initiative with support from Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation on July 9, 2020.
  • Pragya Singh and Sakhi Shah attended a Webinar on “Building Consumer Trust in E-Commerce and the Platform Economy”, organised by Consumers International at the World Economic Forum Multistakeholder Series, on July 08, 2020.
  • Sidharth Narayan attended a webinar organised by Consumers International, as a part of their Global Member Connect Series on the theme of ‘Digital Technology’, held on 6th July 2020.
  • Anurag Mishraattended a webinar on Launch of the ‘Ethical Dilemmas of a Civil Servant’, a book by Anil Swarup on 5th July 2020.
  • Sidharth Narayan and Shubhangi Hedaattended the webinar on ” COVID-19, Cybersecurity and Information Security Management (ISO/IEC 27001)” organisaed by International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) on July , 2nd 2020.
  • Aman Raj attended the webinar on “Electricity Tariff: Choices & Barriers”, organised by IICA Competition law and Market Regulation on July 1, 2020
  • Shubhangi Heda attended session 1 of the webinar organsied by Broadband India Forum on Internet Governance: Actors, Issues, Trends & Opportunities on June 29th , 2020.
  • Sakhi Shahattended a Webinar on “E-Commerce: The New Future?”, organised by the New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM), on June 24, 2020.
  • Aman Rajattended the webinar on Regulatory Policy and Ensuring Quality of Regulations in OECD Countries, organised by IICA Competition law and Market Regulation on June 24, 2020
  • Shubhangi Heda and Sakhi Shahattended a Webinar on “Competition Law Enforcement at the Intersection of Competition, Consumer Protection, and Privacy”, organized by the International Competition Network (ICN) Steering Group, on June 22, 2020.
  • Shubhangi Hedaattended the webinar on Post COVID-19 Digital Order, organised by Observer Research Foundation (ORF) on June 11, 2020.
  • Udai S Mehta, Ujjwal Kumar, Amol Kulkarni and Ananya Saroha participated in a webinar on Digital Markets and Competition Law organised by the School of Competition Law and Market Regulation & Forum of Indian Regulators Centre, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs on June 10, 2020.
  • Prashant Tak attended a webinar on the topic “The Future of Work in India” organised by UK India Business Council (UKIBC) on June, 3rd 2020. The purpose of the webinar was to gauge the impact of COVID-19 on India’s skill landscape and discuss the focal points of skill development in the post-COVID-19 scenario.
  • Ujjwal Kumar attended a webinar on Competition Law and Blockchain organised by the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (School of Competition Law & Market Regulation) on June 03, 2020.
  • Anurag Mishraattended a webinar on ‘Migrant labour crisis and issues with last-mile delivery of social protection schemes in the backdrop of COVID-19’ organized by Dvara Research on 2nd June 2020.
  • Udai S Mehta and Ujjwal Kumar participated in a webinar on Competition Law and Policy During and in the Aftermath of COVID-19 organised by the Istanbul Competition Forum on June 02, 2020.
  • Ujjwal Kumar Policy Analyst, CUTS International, was one of the resource persons for a 5-day “Online Certificate Course on Consumer Law”, during May 27-31, 2020, organized by Chair on Consumer Law at National Law University Delhi, established by Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, India. Ujjwal took a session on ‘Contemporary Regulatory and Consumer Concerns in E-Commerce in India’.
  • Aman Raj participated in the Webinar on Proposed Electricity Act Amendment 2020 by SunSource Energy. The webinar focused on the market felicitation through the Tariff framework focusing on Tariff rationalisation, consumer interest and energy.
  • Ujjwal Kumar attended a webinar “With 5G here now, what’s next for the Internet of Things?” organised by Qualcomm on May 12, 2020.
  • Ananya Saroha participated in the webinar “Market Definition in DIgital Market” on May 7, 2020 organized by IFIM Business School at Vijaybhoomi University.
  • Udai S Mehta participated in the webinar “COVID- 19: Leveraging the gig economy” on April 30, 2020 organised by Ola Mobility Institute. He participated in the Panel, presenting the consumer’s perspective. The webinar is accessible at: https://medium.com/
  • Udai S Mehta and Ananya Saroha attended the Global Member Connect Series organised by Consumers International on April 28, 2020. The purpose to the call was to discuss the impact of COP 26 on energy systems which was scheduled to happen in November 2020 on consumers and how the consumers assess to energy is impacted by COVID-19.
  • Prashant Tak attended a webinar on the topic “Migrant Workers in COVID-19 Times” organised by India Greens Party on April 25th, 2020.
  • Aman Raj participated in the Webinar by Auto tech Review on Recharging India’s Electric Mobility Ambition One year into the FAME-II Scheme on 23rd April, 2020.
  • Anurag Mishra, Sarthak Shukla , Trinayani Sen, Aman Raj and Ananya Saroha attended the full day E-conference on “Clean Energy and Clean Transportation on the Earth day” organised by India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) and Emerging Technology News (ETN) on 22 April, 2020.
  • Kapil Gupta and Sumanta Biswas participated in a webinar on “Cyber Threats and Frauds during Work from Home” organized by FICCI, Rajasthan State Council on 17th April, 2020
  • Trinayani Sen and Aman Raj attended a webinar on “EV Leaders Big Talk: LongTerm Success or Permanent Blow”, organised by EMobility+ on April 17th, 2019.The objective of the webinar was to discuss the future of the electric mobility industry in a post-Covid – 19 scenario.
  • Aman Raj participated in the Webinar by ILSS Online: Responding to a Health Crisis using a Public Health Approach: A COVID-19 Case Study on 11th April 2020.
  • Sarthak Shukla and Trinayani Sen attended a webinar on “Impact of Covid – 19 on Distributed Renewables” organised by Bridge to India and WWF India on April 9th, 2020.The objective of the webinar was to discuss the impact of the global Covid – 19 pandemic on the different components of the distributed renewables value chain.
  • Bipul Chatterjee, Kapil Gupta and Sidharth Narayan participated in a closed-door event to discuss and present How Cross-Border Data Drives Growth: An analysis of data flow regulations & their impact on India’s digital economy organised by USIBC on 6th March 2020 in New Delhi.
  • Sidharth Narayan participated in an event on ‘Digital Platforms – The Current Landscape and Future Trends’, organised by Analysis Group, on 5th March 2020 in New Delhi. The primary objective of the event was to discuss existing and emerging competition issues in digital economy.
  • Bipul Chatterjee, Prashant Tak & Sarthak Shukla participated in CPR Dialogues, 2020 : Policy Perspectives for 21st-century India organised by Centre for Policy Research on 2nd & 3rd March, 2020 in New Delhi.
    The objective of the event was to discuss policy challenges faced by India in the backdrop of social , economic, technological & political transitions across the globe.
  • Sarthak Shukla participated in the 20th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Social Science Institutions to present a paper on “Systems Approach to Urban Transformation: A case analysis of exploring transition to electric mobility in Jaipur, Rajasthan” on 28th February, 2020 in Bangalore.
  • Anurag Mishra participated in Electric Mobility Initiative Workshop organized by Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation on 13th and 14th February 2020 in New Delhi.
  • Ujjwal Kumar participated in a Research Seminar on “India as a Rising Power: Opportunities and Constraints in the 21st Century” organised by Brookings India on February 04, 2020 in New Delhi
  • Ujjwal Kumar and Kapil Gupta participated in the USAID ProICT Webinar organised by Digital Frontiers and USAID on 9th January 2020.