Uday has 15+ years of experience in disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and urban water & sanitation. His practical experience from previous assignments on the conjunctive water management, urban lake management, urban flood resilience and fostering innovations in urban WASH management, is relevant to develop the Urban River Management Plan (URMP), one of the core objectives of this project. Uday has prepared training modules, workbooks, compendium and a guidebook for the capacity building programmes of the municipality and para-statal agency officials to adopt sustainable urban water and waste water management practices. He has conducted trainings in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Rwanda on urban rainwater harvesting and decentralized sewage management. During his tenure as a researcher in academia, Uday has published several research papers in peer reviewed journals. Uday is Doctorate in Geology and currently pursuing his Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Planning and Development.