A seminar series was organized on strengthening measures for water, sanitation and hygiene at TERI University and was designed to address key issues in the WASH sector, so that a wide range of students and working professionals get exposure to the latest techniques, innovations and interventions.
An expert lecture titled ‘Strengthening Water and Sanitation in Urban Settings’ in this series was organized on 14th October, 2015.
Mr. Rudresh Sugam who has been working in the urban water sector in India for years delivered the lecture. He completed a project on drivers of Collective Action for Water Security and Sustainability. He has done a project on urban water management in India, which involved a series of multi-stakeholder round table discussions for identifying challenges and opportunities in the urban water sector in India.
Mr Sugam had also conducted an evidence-based research for the Minor Water Resources Department, Government of Bihar exploring institutional reforms that are required in minor irrigation to achieve agricultural growth targets set by the State.