Aastha Sethi

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Aastha is currently the Project and Policy Officer for the Centre for Pesticide Suicide Prevention’s work in Maharashtra. She has also been working with the Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Office as a strategy consultant for public health. Aastha graduated in psychology from Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi. A passion for working in the development space led her to quit her corporate job and study at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, where she researched mental health in India.

Articles by Aastha Sethi

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February 19, 2020
Are we missing a lifesaving opportunity?
Evidence shows that effective pesticide regulation can dramatically reduce the number of non-farm suicides taking place in India, while simultaneously improving public health, farmer incomes, and the environment.
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