Jury for the Awards

Dr. Anil Kakodkar
Member, AEC, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre & Chief of Jury, CII National Awards for Excellence in Water Management Dr. Anil Kakodkar is a Member, Atomic Energy Commission, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre & Chief of Jury, CII National Awards for Excellence in Water Management. Dr Kakodkar has worked for the development of the atomic energy programme in India throughout his professional life. He has received Padma Shri in 1998, Padma Bhushan in 1999 and Padma Vibhushan in 2009. He succeeded in developing various systems for the pressurized heavy water reactor, in building the Dhruva reactor.

Dr. Sushil Gupta
Former Chairman, Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India. He has a vast experience in hydro-geological surveys, detailed government budgeting, artificial recharge including pollution control and management. He is a Chair and Member of several technical committees at the National Level and has represented India in various international fora. He has been instrumental in national aquifer mapping and management programme of India. Currently he is the Programme Development Specialist with the World Bank for National Ground Water Management Improvement Programmes in India.

Dr. B Sengupta
Dr. B. Sengupta is an Environmental Scientist who worked with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), under Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India for more than 30 years – of which for 10 years he was the Member Secretary of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Presently, he is Member of Environment Appraisal Committee (Industry), MoEF

Mr. N K Ranganath
Mr. N K Ranganath is the Managing Director of Grundfos Pumps India Pvt. Ltd. from its inception in 1998. He is experienced in the manufacture of Boilers, Burners, Incinerators, Pollution Control and Energy Recovery equipment. He has also been involved in setting up small captive power plants and high tension transmission lines in the Middle East.

Dr. A K Keshari
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Delhi. Areas of Interest include Hydrological and Environmental Evaluations, Sustainable Development, Remote Sensing and GIS, Waste Management, Water Risk Assessment.

Mr. Pinaki Bhadury
Pinaki is a Mechanical Engineer with a Post Graduate Degree in Managerial Science. He has over 35 years of experience working in various companies in diverse roles. His domain knowledge and expertise include energy, water and wastewater. Pinaki has led the water businesses at Doshion Veolia and Wipro. Prior to that he had held different positions, including Corporate Strategy Head, in Thermax Limited, an energy and environment solutions company.

Mr. Sanjay Singh
Sanjay Singh is Divisional Chief Executive, ITC Ltd. - Paperboards & Specialty Papers Division. He also oversees the Printing and Packaging Business of ITC Ltd. A chemical engineer from IIT Kanpur, Singh joined the erstwhile ITC Bhadrachalam Paperboards Limited as a management trainee in 1977 and rose to become a wholetime director in 1999.

Mr Singh is well known in the Paper Industry not only for his technical abilities, but also for his people-oriented approach.

Dr. Ravi Singh
Secretary General & CEO, WWF India. Well known both Nationally & Internationally. WWF, established as a Charitable Trust, is one of the largest organizations engaged in protection and conservation of the environment.