Nitin Sethi is an independent journalist and writer. Over the past two decades, he has investigated, analysed and written on the intersections of governance, environment, public finance, development, and India's political economy. He has written previously for Business Standard, The Hindu, The Times of India, Down to Earth magazine and Scroll.in. He has been awarded several international and Indian fellowships and awards for his reportage and investigations on the political-economy, environment, global climate change geopolitics, development, and India's northeast. He teaches journalism and public policy as visiting faculty at various institutions and is a photojournalist when time permits. His homelands by adoption are in Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.