Kaushik’s research work will focus on Water and Agriculture in the Himalayan foothills, one of HI-AWARE’s mandates. The broad objective of the study is to identify the seasonal impacts of climate extremes on the agriculture of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region and introduce adaptation strategies both at the local and national levels.
She holds an Honours degree in Chemistry from Gargi College, University of Delhi. She is the second author of a research paper titled “Aversion of Girls Towards Higher Study of Science and Technology—a Study”’ presented at the National Seminar on New Perspectives in Science and Technology Education in Morigaon, Assam. She conducted a study on the carbon footprint of TERI University from July 2014 to June 2015, which is due to get published in Terra Matters.