Ritwick Dutta is an Environmental Lawyer & Managing Trustee, Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment. He has focused exclusively on environmental litigation and has supported communities, civil society groups and affected citizens in bringing environmental issues before the Court. His principle focus is the National Green Tribunal where he also serves as the Secretary of the National Green Tribunal Bar Association. Ritwick is an Ashoka Fellow and is the recipient of the Carl Zeiss Roll of Honour 2005. The Sanctuary ABN Amro Award 2007, the NDTV Green Hero Award 2010, the Balipura Foundation Award 2015. He is the Board member of NGO Platform on Shipbreaking and leads The Access Initiative – South Asia, the largest network of CSO’s working on access to information, public participation & access to justice. He has authored 13 books on environmental law including the Supreme Court on Forest Conservation and National Green Tribunal published by Universal Law Publishing.


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