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V. Srinivas Chary

V. Srinivas Chary

V Srinivas Chary ASCI


Director of Urban Program, Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI)

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Prof V. Srinivas Chary is the Director of Urban Program at Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad, India. He is a specialist in city development and service delivery improvement strategy. Prof Chary has over 24 years of professional experience working with national, state and urban local bodies in India and outside. His work experience spans in the areas of city development planning, urban data systems, service delivery improvement (24-7 water supply, SWM), PPP and ICT for urban development. He was conferred Ashoka Fellowship for promoting continuous (24-7) water supply. An engineer, urban planner and management professional by training, Prof. Chary, had education at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, University of Bradford, UK, and Water Engineering Development Centre, UK. Prof Chary has lead over 150 advisory, consulting and research assignments both in India and South Asia.

He facilitates the National Urban Water Awards ( to recognize excellence in urban water management for water utilities and municipalities in India. Most recently, he facilitates Swachh Bharat Urban Awards ( to recognize good work in urban sanitation. He has published extensively in national and international professional journals and presented over hundred papers as invited speakers in conferences. He was a member of the Steering Committee on Urbanisation established by the Planning Commission for drafting approach paper for the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017). He is also a global steering committee member of the City Protocol and Smart City initiative of Barcelona.


December 21, 2015 from our The 2015 Global Dialogue on Waste, Video Panels Watch Prof. Srinivas Chary of the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) and Jyoti Kumar of the Confederation of India Industry (CII) discuss the status of the Clean India Campaign (Swachh Bharat Abhiyan).Read More