• MSc Climate Change (UCL, London)
  • BSc TU, Nepal


  • Bharadwaj Bishal (2016) Plastic Bag Ban in Nepal : Enforcement and Effectiveness,Working Paper no. 111-16; SANDEE, Kathmandu
  • Bharadwaj, B., & Brierley, C. M. (2017, November 10). Ratcheting up ambition in climate policy. https://doi.org/10.31223/osf.io/5v32e
  • Bharadwaj, B., Baland, J. M., & Nepal, M. What makes a ban on plastic bags effective? The case of Nepal. Environment and Development Economics, 1-20. doi:10.1017/S1355770X19000329
  • Rai, R. K., Nepal, M., Khadayat, M. S., & Bhardwaj, B. (2019). Improving Municipal Solid Waste Collection Services in Developing Countries: A Case of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, Nepal. Sustainability, 11(11), 3010.
  • Bharadwaj, B., M. N. Subedi and B. K. Chalise (2020). "Where is my reusable bag? Retailers' bag use before and after the plastic bag ban in Dharan Municipality of Nepal." Waste Manag.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2020.10.019
  • Bharadwaj B, Rai RK, Nepal M (2020) Sustainable financing for municipal solid waste management in Nepal. PLoS ONE 15(8): e0231933. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0231933


Undersecretary, Government of Nepal (currently on study leave) Section Officer, Environment Management Section, Ministry of Local Development, Nepal Research Grantee, South Asain Netowork for Development and Envrionmental Economics (SANDEE) Researcher engagement at SANDEE and CLASS-Nepal.


Research in contextual environment policy making and understanding what determines its effective implementation

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