Associate – Practice | sakthi at iihs dot ac dot in

2017    BE, Civil Engineering SNS College of Technology, Coimbatore Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Countries: India
States: Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka
Cities: Coimbatore, Chennai, Salem, Prayagraj, Kumhari, Bengaluru
Languages: English, Tamil, Kannada

Sakthi joined the IIHS-led Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme (TNUSSP) as a Practice Assistant. Sakthi works with the team that is responsible for the quality assurance of ongoing fecal sludge treatment plants and their allied activities. He has been working on the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project for more than two years. He has keen interest in designing and executing nature-based treatment systems.


A sports enthusiast, Sakthi is a sprinter and passionate about cycling. He holds two Guinness World Records for most backward body skips in one minute and thirty seconds. He has also made it to the Limca, Asia and India book of records.

  • Nagarajan, A., Ragavan, S. K. V., Barai, S., Nepak, S., Eswaramurthy, S., Subashini, M., & Sakthi, B. (2023, October). Demonstrating best practices for operations and maintenance of community and public toilets in Chennai [Poster presentation]. 2023 UNC Water and Health Conference at UNC, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
  • 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.