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Senior Project Officer, India Resident Mission, Asian Development Bank
Sourav Majumder worked on complex urban infrastructure projects in India, handling planning, and engineering design and implementation before joining ADB. He has an academic background in civil engineering and holds a master’s degree in Urban Planning from the School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi.
An urban housing project in India is using carefully sequenced interventions to help climate-vulnerable households relocate to safe areas and sustainably rebuild their lives.
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.