Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2002
Srivastava assumed her current responsibilities as Director, Division for Regulatory
Studies and Governance, TERI from January 1999. As a Director of the Division, her primary
responsibilities include defining and implementing a research agenda to facilitate the
transition to independent regulation in the infrastructure sectors of the economy;
providing research direction and guidance; developing research projects and programmes;
and project management. Is holding additional charge as Dean, Faculty of Policy and
Planning, TERI School of Advanced Studies since June 2001. Teaching Ph.D level courses on
Energy Policy and Planning and Infrastructure Economics at the TERI School of Advanced
Studies. From November 1992 to January 1994, she worked as the Vice-President, Tata Energy
and Resources Institute, Washington DC, USA. She was the Dean, Policy Analysis Division,
TERI from April 1994 to March 1999
In her 19 years of experience in TERI, she has worked on a range of issues covering energy-economy modelling, energy pricing studies, environmental economics, climate change issues and most recently regulatory reforms. She has been involved in a number of projects advising the Government, Central as well as the State regulatory commissions and the utilities on regulatory reform, restructuring, tariff determination, integrated resource planning etc. She is the project leader for the SAFIR (South Asia Forum for Infrastructure Regulation) programme managed and implemented by TERI as administrative and professional partner of the World Bank. She also leads the Research and technical support programme on the issues of regulatory reform to the Government of India supported by the UNDP under the economic reform programme.
She holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Hyderabad and Ph.D. in Energy Economics from Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. She has also attended the Energy Management Training Program at the Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, New York, USA.
She is a member of several national and international committees and has several publications to her credit.