Shantanu Padhi

Senior Program Officer - Technical

Mr. Shantanu Kumar Padhi, an Environmental Engineer, works as a Senior Programme Officer (Technical) - SCBP at National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), a national think tank. Shantanu has closely worked with the governments at city, state and national level of India and African countries to jointly find solutions for achieving sanitation for all. He has authored reports/guides like Integrated Wastewater and Faecal Sludge for Ghana, Guidebook on Co-treatment for Dehradun contributed to the development of web-based tools like Shit Flow Diagram. Prior joining to NIUA he was working with Centre for Science and Environment where he was co-ordinating technical support units in two small towns of Uttar Pradesh for mainstreaming faecal sludge and septage management to achieve citywide sanitation.

Area of Expertise
Decentralised wastewater management, FSSM, Co-treatment of FSS, Citywide Sanitation Plan, Shitflow diagram