Prasad Modak holds B Tech (Civil Engg), M Tech (Environmental Science and Engg) from IIT Bombay and Doctor of Engg (Environmental Engg) from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok

Prasad was a Professor at Centre for Environmental Science & Engineering at IIT Bombay (1984-1994) and later as Professor (Adjunct) at the Center for Technology Alternatives in Rural Areas (CTARA) (2009-2017). Currently he runs a strategic consulting company - Environmental Management Centre LLP (since 1995) and directs a not for profit NGO Ekonnect Knowledge Foundation (since 2012).


Dr Modak has worked with almost all key UN, multi-lateral and bi-lateral developmental institutions in the world. These include the World Bank, IFC, Asian Development Bank, European Investment Bank, UNEP, UNIDO, UNDP etc.  Apart from Government of India and various State Governments, Dr Modak’s advice is sought by Governments of Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Mauritius, Thailand and Vietnam.

Dr Modak has published books with UN University, Oxford University Press, UNEP and Centre for Environmental Education in India. His latest book “Environmental Management Towards Sustainability” was released in December 2017 with CRC Press.

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