E Somanathan

Prof. E. Somanathan and Dr. Farzana Afridi's policy brief on Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

Professor E Somanathan and Dr. Farzana Afridi discuss ongoing work, aided by ASHA workers, on raising awareness about the detrimental health impacts of using solid fuels for cooking and the need for improved cookstoves. It is a part of the study that Professor E Somanathan, Dr. Farzana Afridi of the Indian Statistical Institute and Dr. Sisir Debnath of IIT-Delhi are conducting in rural Madhya Pradesh and is a part of a series of commentaries submitted by prominent Indian researchers and their collaborators on how the next phase of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana could better sustain LPG usage among the poor.


 Click here to access a summary of the major recommendations, along with links to the rest of the series.  

News | 30 April 2020