CSRD is organising two lectures and one workshop

Event From Date: 
Monday, 11 September 2017
Event End Date: 
Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Event Title: 
CSRD is organising two lectures and one workshop
Event Details: 


Centre for the Study of Regional Development


Cordially invites all to lecture on


Groundwater:   Its evolution of use, current issues and future challenges


Date: September 11, 2017  
Time 2:30-4:00 p.m.


The Business of Waste: Sanitation and the challenge of sustainability in India


Date: September 12, 2017  
Time 2:30-4:00 p.m.


Interactive Workshop on
Integrated Urban Water Management including Rainwater harvesting


Date: September 13, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. onwards.


Sri S. Vishwanath,  
Director, Biome Environmental Solutions, Bengaluru


Venue : Room Number 135, CSRD, 1st floor, SSS III, JNU, New Delhi


Mr  Vishwanath  is  a  Civil  Engineer  and  Urban  Planner  by  training  but environmentalist  by  passion.  He  worked  with  HUDCO  for  fourteen  years  on various urban development projects before he went on to dirty his hand in the
field.  He  has  extensively  worked  on  the  issue  of  sustainable  development especially water and sanitation. He has also been instrumental in documenting traditional  water  harvesting  systems  in  India  and  also  their  revival.
He  has designed  several  hundred  rainwater  harvesting,  groundwater  recharge,  eco-sanitation,   wastewater   recycling   systems.   He   was   Ex-Secretary   General  International Rainwater Catchment Systems  Association and at present holds various   positions   including   Director   and   Trustee,   Biome   International; Advisor,   Arghyam;   Trustee,   Gram   Vikas   and   Policy   Advisor   for      the Government  of  Karnataka  and Bengaluru City  on  Rainwater  Harvesting,
Waste  Water  and  Faecal    sludge  management.  He  also  enjoys  teaching  and immersive research and at present is an Adjunct Professor at the Asim Premji University and is actively engaged in Planning and Design Schools including
CEPT University Ahmedabad.