V.R. Raman
Head of Policy
WaterAid India

Raman VR is a systems and policy expert, with over two and half decades of nationwide experience in India, having a unique association with three flagship missions – National Literacy Mission, National Health Mission and Swachh Bharat (sanitation) Mission. Currently he is Head of Policy with WaterAid India, and leads a number of critical research and advocacy initiatives on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene policies and their linkages to other development sectors. Prior to WaterAid, he has worked with government and civil society initiatives as well as research institutions across different states of India, including founding and leading some of the renowned state-civil society partnerships. He held positions such as Advisor to the Public Health Foundation of India, Advisor to the ICICI Centre for Child Health and Nutrition, and Director-in-charge of the State Health Resource Centre Chhattisgarh and National Coordinator of Bharat Gyan Vigyan Samithi. He served/ is serving several expert committees and boards including the health advisory of the National Human Rights Commission. He is an alumnus of University of the Western Cape, South Africa and University of Calicut, Kerala, India.


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