Dr. Shruti Rai Bhardwaj

Dr. Shruti Rai Bhardwaj, Additional Director,
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India

Dr. Shruti Rai Bhardwaj is presently Additional Director in Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India. She has more than 13 years of professional experience and specializes in the fields of environmental policy design & coordination, multilateral environmental agreements and multilateral funded programme management. She has worked in diverse environmental sectors including biodiversity, biosafety, wetland management, and chemical and waste management. In addition, she has handled issues pertaining to a contaminated site and had been involved in the implementation of the country’s obligations under the Basel Convention and Minamata Convention on Mercury.Currently, she is working on Air Pollution issues and is responsible for formulation and implementation of various policy and regulatory provisions aiming towards control and mitigation of Air Pollution in the country.

At present, she is actively working towards finalizing the National Clean Air Programme of the country and formulation of its implementation strategy.