Namrata Acharya

Freelance Journalist

Namrata Acharya is an independent journalist, writing on issues related to the environment, development, and economy. Previously she worked as an assistant editor with the Business Standard newspaper.

In 2019, her reporting on the Sundarbans won the C R Irani Award for Environment Reporting and was shortlisted for the Kurt Schork Memorial Fund award. She was one of ten global journalists for the World Press Institute Fellowship USA, in 2011. She was also a recipient of the Media Ambassador India-Germany fellowship by the Robert Bosch Foundation in 2017. Currently, she is pursuing her Master's study as an Erasmus Mundus scholar in Aarhus, Denmark and London.



Environment, Development, Public Policy, Business, Finance


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