Ratna Priya Bysani
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Ratna Priya Bysani

scholarship holder

Working area(s)

International Relations


Work S3/12 521
Residenzschloss 1
64283 Darmstadt

Ratna Priya Bysani is an Humboldt's International Climate Protection Fellow working on Indian Climate Governance in Institute of Political Science since March 2023. Her main focus is on understanding Institutional fragmentations of Indian national government, their causes and effects on achieving net-zero target with Prof. Dr. Markus Lederer. She has an educational background in Climate Science (Geochemistry and Paleoceanography) and Public Policy. Prior to this fellowship, she worked with Government of India in urban capacity building. She has experience in project management, social research and sustainable development.

Research interest

  • Climate policy integration
  • Institutional architectures
  • Discourse and network analysis
  • Political culture
Since March 2023

Humboldt International Climate Protection Fellow at the Institute of Political Science, TU Darmstadt
Nov, 2022 to Feb, 2023 Short-term Consultant
Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy
Bengaluru, India
Jan, 2021 to Oct, 2022 Program Lead – TULIP, Smart Cities Mission
Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs
Government of India, New Delhi
Aug, 2022 Summer School on Towards a Sustainable Transformation
Institute for Advanced Sustainable Studies
Potsdam, Germany
Jun, 2020 to Aug, 2020 Intern
Bengaluru, India
Aug, 2019 to July, 2019 Postgraduate Diploma in Policy, Design and Management
Indian School of Public Policy
New Delhi, India
Jan, 2018 to Jun, 2019 Program Manager
Grama Jyothi Society
Madanapalle, India
Jul, 2018 to Aug, 2018 Summer Course on Governing Climate Change
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Sep, 2016 to Sep, 2017 MSc Oceanography
National Oceanography Centre Southampton
University of Southampton, UK
Mar, 2015 to Aug, 2015 National Institute of Oceanography
Goa, India
Aug, 2011 to Jul, 2014 BSc Chemistry
Birla institute of Technology, Mesra
Ranchi, India