Prithivi Mohan

Senior Associate – Practice | pmohan at iihs dot ac dot in


2018    MPlan, Environmental Planning School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Bhopal Bhopal,

             Madhya Pradesh, India

2016    BPlan, Urban & Regional Planning School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Vijayawada

             Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India


Countries: India
States: Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Arunachal Pradesh
Cities: Chennai, New Delhi, Itanagar, Tawang, Bhopal, Haridwar
Languages: English, Tamil, Hindi, Telugu

Prithivi Mohan possesses a diverse professional background, showcasing extensive experience in managing projects for various governmental bodies such as MoHUA, NITI Aayog, NIUA, State Urban Development Department, Municipal Administration Department and local governments. In his capacity as project lead/project coordinator at the All India Institute of Local Self-Government (AIILSG), he has successfully overseen projects centered around master plans, zoning regulations, training and capacity building across various ULBs in India.


Currently, Prithivi is actively engaged in the Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme (TNUSSP) at IIHS, providing essential implementation support in scaling faecal sludge and septage management initiatives across ULBs in Tamil Nadu.


Beyond his professional pursuits, Prithivi is an enthusiastic trekker and has a keen interest in exploring uncharted locations.


  • Urban Sanitation, Water and sanitation, Urban Fellows Programme (UFP), IIHS
  • Exposure Visit to Tirunelveli, Tiruchirappalli, Water and sanitation, Urban Fellows Programme (UFP), IIHS
  • Exposure Visit to Chennai, Urban management, Urban Fellows Programme (UFP), IIHS



  • National Urban Learning Platform – Cities Onboarding and usage of application , All India Institute Of Local Self Government (AIILSG) , Delhi NCR, India
  • Regional orientation programme on FSSM, Project-related training, IIHS
  • Eswaramurthy, S., Govindaraj, S., Mohan, P., & Ragavan, S. (2023, December). FSSM monitoring and decision making through IT and IoTs. Paper presented at the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition, IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition, University of Rwanda, Kigali.
  • Yaseen, S. M., Vijendra, M., Sudhakar, S., Eswaramurthy, S., Govindaraj, S., K., Sakthi, B., Mohan, P., Raj, S., Ahmed, F., Jeevanraj, S., Athira, S., Ragavan, S., & Wankhade, K. (2023). Governance mechanisms for shared FSM services: Intricacies of implementation across local bodies in Tamil Nadu, India. Paper presented at the 7th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference, FSM7.
  • Pattnam, G., Ramamoorthy, R., & Mohan, P. (2022). Private de-sludging markets: Does a one-size approach fit all?. In The UNC Water and Health Conference. The Water Institute, University of North Carolina.
  • Patnaik P, Mohan P, Jain P. 2018, Planning for Municipal Waste Management: A case of Satna city, Madhya Pradesh, EPCO, Bhopal
  • Mohan P. 2018, Methodology for Watershed Management using GIS: A case of Jabalpur district, Madhya Pradesh, ESRI UC, New Delhi.
  • Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme (TNUSSP)
  • Study on the Spatial Distribution of Employment and Income Categories in Chennai Metropolitan Area