Director, WASH Specialist,
Having a Masters in Physics from University of Delhi, Sujoy Mojumdar is an officer of the India Forest Service IFS (Batch 1991; Cadre Madhya Pradesh), currently at the rank of Chief Conservator of Forests.
Sujoy has worked in various capacities in 8 districts, including the tribal districts of erstwhile Bastar and Balaghat, as well as at the state level in Forest department of the Government of Madhya Pradesh and in the Forest Survey of India, Govt. of India from 1992 to 2010.
In 2010, he joined as the Director of the flagship National Rural Drinking Water Programme, in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Govt of India, a charge held up to 2013. He was the Director of the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan, from 2013 to October 2014. With the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission, he became the Director Swachh Bharat Mission, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Govt of India in October 2014. He was intrinsically involved in the preparation of the concept of the Swachh Bharat Mission and the finalization of the Mission guidelines, and planning its subsequent rollout.
From March 2015 till date, he is on deputation as Senior WASH Specialist with UNICEF at New Delhi. He is involved on coordinating the UNICEF assistance to the Swachh Bharat Mission at the central and across 16 states of the country.
Sujoy has represented the Government of India in many International conferences including South Asian Conference on sanitation SACOSAN V at Kathmandu Nepal in 2013 and SACOSAN VI at Dhaka Bangladesh in 2016, the World Water Week at Stockholm in 2013 and the UN 3R Conference in Indonesia in 2014.
He is currently working on capacity building on community approaches and monitoring of sanitation coverage in rural areas.
His Personal Interests include Travelling, Reading and Sports.
NATIONAL SUSTAINABLE WATER & SANITATION SUMMIT 2016
1 & 2 Dec 2016, New Delhi, India