Pushkara S V

Manager – Director’s Office | pushkarasv at iihs dot ac dot in

2010    MBA, Finance, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum
2007    BSc, Chemistry, Bangalore University





Countries: India, Nepal, Germany
States: Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttarakhand, Orissa, Jammu & Kashmir
Cities: Bangalore, Mysore, Gulbarga, Tumkur,  Shimoga, Vijayapura, Mumbai, Pune, Chandrapur, New Delhi, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Salem, Kadapa, Dehradun, Srinagar
Languages: Kannada, English, Hindi

Pushkara has rich experience in providing advisory services including preparation of Detailed Project Reports (DPRs), Project Management Consulting and Transaction Advisory (tender management for public procurement) services for municipal solid waste management, urban sanitation and renewable energy projects. He has provided advisory services to about 60 municipalities across India to increase the efficiency of solid waste management under schemes like JnNURM, UIDSSMT and Swachh Bharat mission (urban). He also has experience of leading operations of one of the country’s largest municipal solid waste processing plant (750 tons per day capacity) at Bangalore.


At IIHs, he is responsible for development, implementation and monitoring of strategic plans for IIHS Schools, Labs, Programmes and Functions, along with cyclical progress reviews.

Book/Book chapters:
2013 – Resource recovery business cases (business models on large scale composting) from India along with Mr. Sampath Kumar, Tide Technocrats and Miriam Otoo, International Water Management Institute.

April 2018 Presentation on planning for Municipal solid waste management at the Department of Civil engineering at Kongu college of engineering, Erode, Tamil Nadu
January 2018 Presentation and training for commissioners and chief officers of urban local bodies of Andhra Pradesh for municipal solid waste management in small and medium towns.
September 2017 Presentation and training to the newly recruited environment engineers of Karnataka on solid waste management practices.
May 2017 Presentation at the state level technical committee for obtaining approval for 30 solid waste management DPRs under Swachh Bharat mission.