Neeraj Jain, CEO of WaterAid in India to be a Speaker at Sanitation Summit ‘Sanitation for All – Toilet First’, New Delhi, 6 Feb 2015


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NEW DELHI: Neeraj Jain, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WaterAid in India would be an invited speaker at India Sanitation Summit ‘Sanitation for All – Toilet First’, to be held on 6 Feb 2015 at Lakshmipat Singhania Auditorium, PHD Chamber House,  August Kranti Marg, New Delhi.  Aligned to ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ (Clean India Initiative) Summit is being organized by IndiaCSR Group with the support of various likeminded organizations.

Summit website:

neeraj_jainNeeraj Jain is the Chief Executive officer of WaterAid in India and comes with over 20 years of experience across business development, marketing and strategic management in organisations across Asia and Europe. His experience spans the commercial as well as the development sector.

WaterAid is an international non-governmental organisation. WaterAid mission is to transform lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation in the world’s poorest communities.

Previously, Neeraj was associated with Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) as a consultant for child development with focus on nutrition, early learning and child survival in the pre-natal period. Prior to this, he headed the Asia region for Vestergaard Frandsen, a Swiss company manufactureing water purifiers and insecticidal mosquito nets, primarily aimed at increasing the health impact against vector and water borne diseases. Neeraj has considerable experience working across multiple states in India as well as across the Asia Pacific region.

Neeraj holds a graduate degree in Business Studies from Hong Kong Polytechnic University and did his post graduation in Business Administration with a major in finance from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University.

WaterAid programmes
water_aid_logo_WaterAid programmes serve a wide range of communities, from those living in remote rural villages to small towns to slums in major cities including New Delhi, Hyderabad and Bhopl. WaterAid prioritises the needs of marginalised groups who often excluded from existing services, such as Dalits or people with disabilities. As well as developing household and communal facilities, we help develop water and sanitation facilities in schools. WaterAid hygiene promotion programme, which includes measures to improve menstrual hygiene management, is undertaken in partnership with community volunteers, health workers and schools.

The India Sanitation Summit ‘Sanitation for All – Toilet First’
The India Sanitation Summit ‘Sanitation for All – Toilet First’ is aligned to ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ (Clean India Initiative) of our visionary Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. IndiaCSR is an active participant of this noble mission to support and create national level forum to discuss various issues related to the toilet and sanitation, health, education, women empowerment and behavioral change for wider social good.

“We believe that the summit would highlight the problems allied with lack of sanitation facilities and toilets and would also make resolutions to achieve Nation Sanitation Goals by 2019 as a tribute to the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, by eliminating the unhealthy practice of open defecation. Indian Government has envisioned a great mission to develop separate toilets for boys and girls in every school in the country, by 15th of August 2015.”, Rusen Kumar, Director, IndiaCSR Group said.

“The India Sanitation Summit will involve some of the most reputed and competent Indian and International speakers from government and private sectors, research agencies, innovators, social scientists and thought leaders dealing in sanitation and toiletries industries in the country. There will be 30 speakers and more than 200 participants projected in this exclusive summit.”, Rusen Kumar added.

The Summit would provide a forum to initiate a dialogue and enlighten the delegates on various issues related to sanitation, toilet movement, woman empowerment, women dignity and girl child education etc.

The summit provides excellent networking opportunities with leading professionals from Govt. Corporate Social Responsibility professionals, NGOs leaders, corporate professionals and other experts.

You will also have the opportunity to turn your biggest challenges into your greatest accomplishments when you learn from the experts, leaders and distinguished attendees.

A number of research agencies, social scientists and thought leaders dealing in sanitation and toilet issues from the country will be participating in the summit. More than 20 speakers and 200 participants are expected to gather in this one day summit. India Sanitation Summit invites your active participation and solicits inputs from you in terms of ideas, thoughts, innovations and strategies to help make our country a better place to live in.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’
Under ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ (2014-2019) Rs. 2 lakh will be spent for construction of about 11 crore 11 lakh toilets in the country in five years. Technology will be promoted and used on a large scale to convert waste into wealth in rural India in the forms of bio-fertilizer and different forms of energy.

The Govt will soon launch an intensive information, education and communication (IEC) campaign at an estimated cost of Rs 1,800 crore to generate awareness about the need for cleanliness and to bring about much-needed behavioural changes for achieving the goal of ‘Swachh Bharat’. Swachh Bharat Mission was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 2 October this year on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary.


Contact for Participation, Speakership, Stall, Sponsorship
Rusen Kumar
India Sanitation Summit
‘Sanitation for All – Toilet First’
M: 91 (0) 99810 99555 (WhatsAap)

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