Shivani Chowdhry

Shivani Chowdhry is a Researcher for Ideas for India. She holds a Masters in Economics from Jamia Millia Islamia, and a Bachelors in Economics and Mathematics from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University. She has worked as a research intern at National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) in Delhi, where her research focused on the trends and policies of urbanisation and internal migration in the six most populous Asian countries.

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    Should electricity be a right?

    The question ‘is electricity a commodity or a public utility?’ is thought provoking. A related question is if electricity should be a right and what does it mean. Does it mean people have the right to use as much electricity as they want and at what price? Or should a basic minimum quantity of electricity be available to all irrespective of their ability to pay? The...

    22 Jan 2020 | Shivani Chowdhry, Rishabh Mahendra