Dr V M Chariar
Centre for Rural Development and Technology • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
How Can We Partner with Rural Communities to Build an Abundant and Aesthetic World?

Rural India has abundant natural resources and immense vernacular knowledge. The time-tested Knowledge of our Rural People – Farmers, Artisans, Forest Dwellers and Women is a huge asset which ought to be used to progress towards a humane and ecological world. Probably, in implementing development programs of housing, sanitation, livelihoods, one could create immense value by operating in the framework of grassroots creativity, frugal innovation, sustainable design and interconnectedness.

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Dr. Chariar suggests Sanitation in India as an opportunity to unleash disruptive technology at UNDP’s Social Good Summit 2014.

Dr. Chariar speaks about his Fulbright experience with the United States India Educational Foundation (USIEF)

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ACADEMIC CONTRIBUTIONS
ECOLOGICAL SANITATION: PRACTITIONER’S HANDBOOK

S Ramesh Sakthivel and V M Chariar, Ministry of Rural Development,
2011

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WATERLESS URINALS :
A RESOURCE
HANDBOOK

V M Chariar and S Ramesh Sakthivel
IIT Delhi,
2010

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PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF A LOW-COST ODOUR TRAP

S. Ramesh Sakthivel, Md Azizur Rahman, V. Ganesh Prabhu, V M Chariar
2016

PUBLICATIONS
BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS FOR SUSTAINABILITY SOLUTIONS

Indo US Roundtable Jointly with Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiative, ASU
Ahmedabad, October 2015

CONFERENCES
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