Pratik Phadkule

Pratik Phadkule is a Lecturer at the Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP). He received his Master of Public Administration (MPA) at the School of Public Policy (SPP) at Central European University (CEU), Budapest, Hungary. He has also done the Master degree in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). Before joining MPA, Pratik has worked in the non-profit sector for three years in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh states of India. He is interested in the study of the environment, legal empowerment, access to justice.

What Is The Anthropocentric Viewpoint And How It Stops Us From Addressing Environmental Issues

What’s happening in the states of Goa and Maharashtra underlines a troubling trend in India. That of the state’s intent to build infrastructure to accelerate economic growth and development essentially coming at the cost of environment and biodiversity.