Deputy General Manager

K Y Babu is a committed social work professional with a desire for community development. Babu is the Project Director of VUP, responsible for guiding the Project coordinators/ both at the planning and field level providing technical inputs and coordinating with the field team for effective execution and quality delivery of VUP interventions.

Babu has over 16 years of experience managing development projects in the WASH (water Sanitation and Hygiene) sector such as Ecosan (Ecological Sanitation), shelter based waste management, tsunami WES intervention, Total Sanitation Campaign, School Sanitation and Hygiene Education, improvement of WATSAN facilities in Sri Lankan refugee camps.

He holds a Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW), Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relations and a UNECO-IHE certified consultant for Ecosan having worked with NGOs, Government of Tamil Nadu, UN Agencies such as UNHCR and UNICEF, Save the Children-UK, WASH Institute, ADRA India and Action Aid. Babu’s innovative IEC on Sanitation became the state model and was appreciated by UNICEF. As a Dean- WASH Institute, a Key Resource Centre for the Govt. of India, Babu has conducted several national level training programmes and conferences on WASH.