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Mr. Aniruddhe Mukerjee

Director MoEF
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Director, Ministry of Environment & Forest,Government of India & Additional Mission Director, National Mission Clean Ganga, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

Brief Biography:

15 years in Senior Management Positions in the Government 
4 years in International Development and Corporate Sector Positions
Chief Executive responsible for execution of all governmental policies including environment, water supply & sanitation, watersheds management, integrated water resources management, health, education & welfare of women and children at different levels of governance ranging from district administration to rural and urban local bodies. In addition I also have expertise in policy formulation/providing strategic guidance in environment, climate change, water supply & sanitation, lake management, public transportation, finance and human resource management.
I have considerable board experience having served on the Board of Directors of Public Sector Undertaking as well as the Steering committee/Nominations Committee of the Global Water Partnership and Advisor, Local Governance, LakeNet. I have represented the Major Group Local Authorities in various UN forums on sustainable development. 
I have considerable sectoral experience in execution of community led water supply & sanitation government/UN programmes in both urban/ local bodies and the district administration. In the field of advocacy, as a Chief Technical Advisor, Water for Asian Cities, UNHABITAT, I have developed a series of policy papers jointly with the government for promoting Pro Poor Water and Sanitation Governance. 
I have experience in establishing coalitions of the UN/government/ NGOs/local authorities /CBOs in his stint with the UNHABITAT. 
I am well anchored in the South Asian region having worked with ADB, GWP South Asia, WaterAid, ICLEI, International Lake Environment Committee (ILEC) Foundation and WAC, UNHABITAT.


Academic positions:

Director MOEF&Additional Mission Director(NMCG) at Govt. of India
Commissioner-cum-Director, at Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief & Rehabilitation
Secretary (Transport) & Managing Director, M.P. Road Transport Corporation at Government of Madhya Pradesh
Director (Budget and Financial Management Information System), Government of M.P., Finance Departmen at Government of Madhya Pradesh
Chief Technical Adviser, Water for Asian Cities (WAC), India programme-P4 at Water, Sanitation & infrastructure Branch, UN-HABITAT
Executive Director, EPCO & Chief Executive Officer, MPLCA at Environmental Planning & Coordination Organisation (EPCO),
District Magistrate, Tikamgarh and Khargone at Government of M.P.
Director (Rehabilitation) at Rehabilitation Directorate, Rani Avantibai Sagar Project, Jabalpur, M.P. , India
Commissioner at Municipal Corporation, Jabalpur,M.P.,India
Chief Executive Officer at District Rural Development Authority and District Panchayat, Raipur, Chattisgarh, India
Project Director at Project Directorate, Bhoj Wetland Project, Z-9, Zone-I, M.P. Nagar, Bhopal, M.P., India
Additional Project Director at Rajiv Gandhi Prathmik Shiksha Mission, B-3/4, Wing Office, Complex, Gautam Nagar, Bhopal M.P., India
Assistant Manager, Institutional Banking, CitiBank at Citibank N.A., 41, Chowringhee Road, Kolkatta, West Bengal, India
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Research interests:

I have specific competencies in fund raising as well as networking with professional organizations, research institutions, associations of local bodies & CBO/NGOs.
I have published thematic papers on Lake Management/Climate Change,Policy Papers on Pro-Poor Water and Sanitation Governance and Integrated Water Resources Management Case Studies for the GWP Tool Box.
I have attended a number of conferences on sustainable development in the capacity of speaker, panellist & session rapporteur.


Any other information:

Standard Chartered Bank scholarship for standing first in XLRI Jamshedpur.
Stood first in the Indian Civil Services Examination 1993 and was awarded the Director's Gold Medal on completion of training.
I have attended a number of conferences on sustainable development in the capacity of speaker, panellist & Session Rapporteur. They include 
The 2nd & 3rd World Water Forum & Ministerial Conference, 
8th & 9th International Conference on the Conservation & Management of Lakes, 
International Conference on Freshwater, 
OECD Forums on Sustainable Development, 
15th & 16th Stockholm Water Symposiums.


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