Chetna Nagpal

Senior Associate
  • India

Chetna works as a Senior Associate with RMI India. Her work is focused on supporting the realisation of a clean mobility future for India.


Prior to RMI India, Chetna was working with Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation. She was supporting the Electric Mobility Initiative (EMI) of India, a multi-funder platform to accelerate EV adoption. She was working on a variety of projects ranging from EV manufacturing, adoption, charging infrastructure and awareness. Her major responsibilities included preparing sectoral strategy, conducting research to develop new concepts, managing grant awards, and communication with external and internal stakeholders. Further, she has worked on areas such as clean cooling and Kigali Amendment. She initially interned with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and the energy efficiency team at Shakti.


Master of Science in Environmental Studies and Resource Management, TERI School of Advanced Studies
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Chemistry, University of Delhi

Key awards

Public Policy Fellow at Citizen for Public Leadership
Recipient of Sindicatum Climate Change Foundation (SCCF) Scholarship


New Delhi, India

Authored Works
Outlet Blog Post

Paving the Path to Efficient Urban Freight Systems

Goods movement is an integral part of the urban economy. The rising urban population and the growth of sectors such as e-commerce, construction, and manufacturing have made logistics vehicles ubiquitous in our cities. With this, logistics vehicles’ impacts on urban liveability are becoming more pronounced. Chiefly, urban freight vehicles are…

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