Pamposh Bhat (born 19 September, Bhopal, India) is a New Delhi-based environmentalist and award winning writer. Bhat has been awarded the prestigious Rajbhasha Award for Poetry in 1995 for her work “Kshitij Ki Khoj Mein”

Active in public life, she serves as the chairperson of the board of trustees for Jwala, a civil society group that seeks to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in India. She is a former member of the governing council of the [Solar Energy Society of India].At present member of Central Electricity Regulatory Commission advisory committee.


Managing trustee, jwala trust for sustainable development

Education and career

Bhat studied at St. Joseph’s Convent at Bhopal and attended the University of Bhopal (now Barkatullah University) where she studied Science as an undergraduate student and was awarded an MSc in Chemistry by the University.

She began her career at the University of Kashmir as a research scholar engaged by the University Grants Commission on a Phytochemistry research Project. She developed a strong interest in environmental policy during her tenure as a researcher and joined the United Nations Asia and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (UN-APCTT) of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. At UN-APCTT she worked to promote the use of renewable energy and environmentally sound technologies in the country.

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