Aakansha Jain


Aakansha Jain was working as a Research Associate with Land Rights Initiative at CPR. Her work involved assistance with archival and field research on LRI’s ongoing projects.

She has an interdisciplinary academic background with Master’s in Development Studies from Ambedkar University Delhi and Bachelor’s in English Literature from Delhi University. She wrote her Master’s dissertation on the Role of Informal Sector in Solid Waste Management in Delhi, stringing a narrative of marginalisation of informal waste recyclers in Delhi, using legal framework and theoretically dismantling the informal-formal and waste-value dichotomy.