In this episode brought to you by ‘The Brand Called You’, Ashutosh Garg converses with Rahul Banerjee, a notable social and environmental activist addressing environmental problems in our country. Rahul is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur. Rahul’s area of specialization is ‘urban water resources and energy management.’ ‘Pipe water supply leads to a serious wastage’, remarks Rahul and explains why. Rahul elucidates the effectiveness of the schemes implemented by the government to solve the problem of water scarcity. Rahul talks about how the nation can solve water related issues that still exist as major threats. He foresees the future of water supply in India. Finally, he tells why it is high time to make public aware of water conservation.
Rahul Banerjee, Water Resource Management Specialist & Adivasi Development and Natural Resource Management Specialist
I am a B.Tech in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and a Ph.D in Environmental Planning and Management with specialisation in water resource management from Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University, Ahmedabad. I have experience of over three decades in theoretical and practical community development work, with specialisation in Adivasi development and natural resource management and have the following skills and work profile –