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Pranav Lakhina

Senior Associate
  • India Program

Pranav Lakhina is an Senior Associate in the India Program team, primarily on the transportation side, helping India transition toward a clean, connected and shared mobility ecosystem, both in passenger and freight transportation. Pranav supports the team with modeling and analytics, stakeholder reach-out and facilitation and other research and technical work.


Pranav interned at RMI in the summer of 2018, helping the Indian government with research on problems and solutions regarding Freight Transportation – this summer work was the stepping-stone into the Freight related RMI is currently doing in India.


Master of Engineering Management, Duke University (2019)

Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Thapar University, India (2016)


Basalt, CO

Authored Works

Moving India’s Goods without Emissions

Rising demand for goods and services in India has supported the country’s rapid economic growth over the past decade. However, it has also driven growth in freight activity, leading to increased oil consumption and carbon emissions. Electrifying trucks and delivery vehicles in India could alleviate this, saving $97 billion in…