Lakshmi Narayanan | Chief Environment Expert
Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority

Lakshmi Narayanan, Chief Environment Expert, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority

I commenced my professional career with M/s Geo-Miller India Private Limited (German Collaboration) where I had an opportunity to carry out the pilot plant bench scale for the chemical factory mother liquor treatment introducing micro-organisms in the reactor and achieved for 99 % efficiency in the treatment.
Subsequently, I was switched over to Sri Ram Institute for Industrial Research where handled with Flue Gas Desulphurization technique in Madras Refineries Limited (MRL) and now, it is known as Chennai Metro Refineries Limited (CMRL) as Oxides of Sulphur (SOx) is known for their detrimental effects on human health and the environment.
Having good experience with the Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP) an effective equipment for collecting the Fly ash by controlling the air pollution. During working in The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) carried out examination of water quality / environmental sanitation and capacity building in Swajal villages of Uttar Pradesh and worked on sensitizing and capacity building of village women on water resources management and environmental sanitation.
With Reliance Infrastructure (A World Classic Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) Group of Anil Dhirubai Ambani) I was handling with Compliance to Ministry of Environment and Forests to obtain Environmental Clearance (EC) wrt. Design / Technology / Environmental sound practices e.g., Layout, Green belt, STP/ETP, and 100% Fly Ash Utilization.
Presently (employed with M/s Ayesa India Limited) representing to Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on system approaches policies of Environmental Policy, Sustainability in Motion Policy, Energy Management Policy, Water Policy, Waste Management Policy, Quality Policy, Solar Policy etc. including CDM initiation with UNFCCC (United Nations Forum Climate Change on Convention). 


Summit Day @ 15:00

Creating a sustainable rail network: Sustainability, new energy sources and renewables by implementing technologies to optimise energy usage

  • Exploring system policies - environmental, sustainability in motion, energy management, water, waste management, quality, solar
  • Understanding energy efficient building architecture: green buildings
  • Rail’s role in meeting United Nations framework on climate change
  • Energy conservation in metro transport: regenerative braking system, platform screen door, automatic train operating system

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