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Senior Project Management Specialist, Water and Urban Development Sector Office, Sectors Group, Asian Development Bank
Saugata Dasgupta formulates and implements various urban infrastructure projects and programs, compact urban planning and urban planning-transport integration projects, climate-resilient infrastructure projects, and post-disaster rehabilitation and re-construction projects in South Asia. He is a structural engineer and holds a master’s degree in Business Management.
Project interventions evolved to create a virtuous cycle in water services, using performance-based contracts, participatory planning, behavioral change campaigns, and institutional reforms.
In the Indian city of Mangalore, the local government partnered with private companies to modernize the sewage system and turn wastewater into a valuable asset.