Prof. Srinivas Chary Vedala

Director - Urban Governance, Infrastructure, Environment & Energy, Administrative Staff College of India

Prof. Srinivas Chary Vedala

Director - Urban Governance, Infrastructure, Environment & Energy, Administrative Staff College of India

Biography

Prof V. Srinivas Chary is the Director, Centre for Urban Governance, Environment and Infrastructure Development at the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad, India. ASCI is a leading think in India specializes in water and sanitation. He specializes in institutional reforms, PPP and capacity building for improvements in urban service delivery with particular reference to the water and sanitation sector. Prof Chary has over 24 years of work experience in the areas of urban governance, urban data systems, service delivery improvement (24-7 water supply), pro poor strategies, PPP and ICT for urban development. He is leading the campaign for continuous water supply (24-7) and open defecation free cities in India and is providing handholding support to service delivery agencies. He was conferred Ashoka Fellowship for this endeavor. An engineer, urban planner and management professional by training, Prof. Chary, was educated at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, University of Bradford, UK, and Water Engineering Development Centre, UK. Prof Chary has lead over 150 advisory, consulting and research assignments both in India and South Asia.

He has published extensively in national and international professional journals and presented over a hundred papers as an invited conference speaker. He serves on numerous national and international committees.

Session:

Day 1: Monday 24th April 2017

11:00 – 12:30 – RoundtablesRoundtable Host – “Clean India Mission – Opportunities for Sludge Management and Waste Water Recycling”