To promote a greener planet and a more sustainable society through developing policy and providing consulting services to leading Indian institutions on environment and development related issues
ERAF Environmental Research Foundation (ERAF) is a not-for-profit entity registered under Section-8 of the Companies Act 2013, and was established with the aim of delivering robust and community centric solutions to both Government and private sector organisations for driving operational and environmental sustainability.
ERAF’s primary areas of activity are:
Our partners and panel of experts have vast research, capacity building and hands-on experience in areas of Environment Studies, Solid Waste Management, Sanitation, Drinking Water Management, Health Safety and Emergency Preparedness (HSE), Participatory Environment Planning and Management, Infrastructure Management, Information Technology, and supporting procurement processes in Environment projects.
Our team has experience in preparing detailed project reports and action plans, Environment Impact Assessment, carrying out surveys and data collection, holding stakeholder consultations, organising capacity building workshops, preparing IEC materials, and supporting in procurement processes in the fields of solid liquid waste management, water supply and environment management, among others.
As former officer of the Indian Administrative Services, he has more than 45 years of policy and implementation level experience. He served as the Principal Secretary, Water Supply and Sanitation, GoM, headed the SWM Cell, GoM from 2002 to 2005 to advise the Government and the ULBs in the implementation of SWM Rules. Post his retirement, he continues to advise various committees of the GoM.
An acclaimed water and sanitation expert, he was previously the Member Secretary of the Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran of the Govt. of Maharashtra, Mumbai.
He is also the Past President of the Indian Water Works Association.
Former Sr. Project Manager of IIT Bombay's, MHRD sponsored, e-Yantra Project. She has also worked at leading institutions such as Harvard Medical School, USA, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa and NEERI, India. She is a highly accomplished trainer and consultant with versatile experience in the fields of waste water treatment, solid waste management and environment conservation.
Environmental Consultant with experience in projects like waste management, compliance monitoring for environment and HSE, micro-enterprise development and employment generation environmental projects.
A mechanical engineer with more than 35 years of work experience at TATA Power. He has the experience of working on various projects like rehabilitation of hydro turbines at Bhira Hydro Generation Station, erection of Thermal power plant and desalination plants, and installation of cable network connections. His has expertise in underground extra high voltage cable installation projects.
PPP expert with almost 30 years of experience in working with Multilateral Banks (ADB), government entities and private sector in different capacities. Currently he is advising the DMED, MTDC, MARKFED, NIUA (MoHUA) and NIIFL among many others.