Watershed Organisation Trust is pleased to share a case study of 'Sattechiwadi' included as one of the best practices published in the Ministry of Environment and Forest, GOI National Report 2012 submitted to UNCCD. It gives an account of the activities implemented in Sattechiwadi (a hamlet of Hivargaon) Maharashtra and how specific land degradation problems were addressed.
Mr. Mehta brings to the Board a range of competencies and experiences covering governance, policy making, technology, management and institution building. This includes stints as Collector, Municipal Commissioner, Joint Commissioner (Mumbai Municipal Corporation), Director of Horticulture (GOI), Managing Director of Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd (MAHAGENCO), Managing Director of Maharashtra State Electricity Board Holding Company Ltd. and Managing Director of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. (MSEDCL). In January 2015, Mr. Mehta was appointed Principal Secretary, Dept. of Environment, Govt. of Maharashtra. Mr. Mehta holds a Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering from Institute of Technology, Benares Hindu University, an M.B.A (Finance) from the U.K. and a degree in Law.