Nirula’s research will focus on HI-AWARE’s Research Component 3, which focuses on the monitoring and assessment of climate change adaptation practices. She will be working in the Upper Ganga River Basin. The broad objective of her master’s research is to identify and rank adaptation options based on a set of criteria and study their characteristics, including factors that hinder or help adaptation response.
After obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from University of Delhi, she joined Finnacle Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd. as a junior research analyst. Her research interests are climate change adaptation assessment, roles of alternate energy options, and institutions in climate change adaptation. She enjoys playing the violin and travelling.