Sofia Juliet Rajan

External Consultant | srajan at iihs dot ac dot in


2011   Master’s in communication and Journalism, Osmania University, Hyderabad

2006   BCom, Computer Applications, Emerald Heights for College for Women, Ooty



Countries: India
States: Tamil Nadu, Telangana
Cities: Chennai, Hyderabad
Languages: English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam

Sofia has worked as a journalist in mainstream media organisations such as The Hindu and The New Indian Express. She is experienced in both copy-editing and news reporting, and has written articles on civic issues and infrastructure, sustainability, environment and community initiatives.


At IIHS, Sofia is part of the Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Project (TNUSSP) and is based in Chennai. She works closely with the IIHS Word Lab and Communications Team.

  • Rajan, S. J. (2019, May 25). Is there a way beyond pedestrian subways and foot overbridges?. The Hindu.
  • Rajan, S. J. (2019, February 23) Find your way to public toilets with Google Maps. The Hindu.
  • Rajan, S. J. (2019, February 7) Do you want to join our hyperlocal history project? The Hindu
  • Rajan, S. J. (2018, November 30) Have you tried the Miyawaki method? The Hindu
  • Rajan, S. J. (2018, August 3) Have you read your rainwater manual? The Hindu.