Research Staff

Nitin Bassi
M. Phil. - Senior Researcher

Nitin holds an M. Phil degree in Natural Resources Management from the Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal. He has 11 years of experience undertaking research in the field of water resource management. His area of expertise include: Institutional and Policy Analysis in Irrigation and Water Supply Management; Agricultural Water Management; Wetland Management; and Climate Variability and Change. He has also worked on consultancy assignments for various national and international organizations. He is one of the co-editors of two books on water and energy. He has also published papers in several peer reviewed international journals and presented his research work at many national & international forums.


Meera Sahasranaman
B.Tech., M.Sc. - Research Consultant

Meera Sahasranaman holds a bachelor’s degree (B-Tech) in civil engineering from the University of Calicut, Kerala and a Master’s degree (MSc) in Environmental Management from the National University of Singapore, Singapore. Meera has nearly seven years of experience working as a Civil Engineer and an additional two years experience as a sustainability analyst. She has completed the IRCA approved ISO 14001-2004 lead auditor course from Det Norske Veritas and attended the advanced training programme on Green Building Rating Systems conducted by the Indian Green Building Council. Her professional interests include sustainability, water management and green building. Meera has a Zertifikat B1 in German from Goethe –Institut, Hyderabad.


Saurabh Kumar
Ph.D. - Researcher