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Poonam Sewak

Poonam Sewak

water sector specialist - india

Bio

Poonam is a water sector specialist and has over 25 years of rich multi-disciplinary experience in policy, strategy consulting, research, entrepreneurship and institution building. She co-founded the organization’s flagship safe and affordable social enterprise model called ‘iJal stations’ to serve the bottom of pyramid. As public policy professional, Poonam provided policy recommendations to the ‘National Rural Drinking Water Program’ of the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation for ‘Har Ghar Jal’ vision by 2024. She conceptualized and launched the Safe Water Enterprise Alliance, a multi-sectoral partnership for sector collaboration and advancement of safe water access through enterprises. Poonam is currently a Member of the Bureau of Indian Standards committee and a Guest Speaker at national and international forums. She holds a Master’s degree in Pharmacy from the Nagpur University with a Gold Medal in her graduation