Siddhartha Verma is an Indian Civil Servant and a Commonwealth Scholar in Public Policy at the University of Cambridge. He has worked for more than five years with the Ministry of Railways in Uttar Pradesh for safe and efficient railway operations, sustainable expansion of railway infrastructure and overall development of the people. He has been an environment and animal activist, being involved in animal rescue and rehabilitation and advocacy for animal rights. His areas of interest include India history and culture, philosophy, law, railways, education, health, environment and animal rights.

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