About Sahana Singh

With a passion for environmental issues especially water, Sahana Singh (née Seshagiri) is a creative and proactive editor/writer. She has over 15 years experience in the industry which includes writing, editing, participating in major water conferences worldwide, interviewing top industry executives and moderating panel discussions. Winner of several awards, Ms Singh’s editorials and articles have been widely appreciated and quoted. She is also involved in a campaign to put water and sanitation high in the agenda of governments in the Asian region so that the much-needed reforms in the sector can follow.

Ms Singh holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and master’s in environmental engineering from Delhi College of Engineering in India. She worked for a while as an engineer in the Environment Department of HPCL Refinery in Mumbai. After winning two national essay contests, she made a career shift to writing. In 2003, she was one of the winners of the Water Media Network Journalists Competition conducted by the World Bank, and was awarded during the 3rd World Water Forum at Kyoto. In November 2008, she won the Developing Asia Journalism Awards (Infrastructure Category) in Tokyo, in which journalists from Asian countries competed. Her short film “The Forgotten Cycle” won the first prize at the Delft University of Technology’s Urban Water Movie Contest in 2012.  Watch the film at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O15K-R2InOI

23 thoughts on “About Sahana Singh

  1. Dear Sahana….you indeed make me proud!!

    Wish all of us could take up some cause with the kind of passion that you exhibit .
    Keep up the good work.
    take care,
    aseem

  2. Hi, Sahana
    your blog is indeed full of information…what’s going around the world. I feel myself proud to be ur friend. In hindi I can call it GAGAR ME SAGAR. Hope to see u again and again.
    Best wishes.
    Vikas Mishra
    India

  3. Hi Sahana,

    As your English teacher about 25 years ago, I admired your writing and had a suspicion you would be a writer someday. I’m proud today that my suspicions were not off the mark. Congratulations. Not only are you a fine writer, but you write about worthwhile causes. Every voice makes a difference. Keep up the marvellous work.

  4. Dear Sahana,

    This is really a professional and stimulating blog with lots of useful information. Congratulations! Please come back to Sweden and see me soon! Maybe we can plan environmental journalist education together?

    Keep it up!

  5. Great blog Sahana and your article is very interesting. What you point out is applicable to any country in the world and we all need to take more care and understand we have a responsiblity to this planet.

  6. Hi Sahana,
    You are really doing great job by taking up the most relevant issue of water conservation. Your achievements have been great and hope that you would continue to get recognition for your work in this field. Besides writing and passion for the work in the field of water and sanitation, you are also technically sound so that you could easily grasp new technology and forward to many like us. thanks…….Anil Dubey

  7. Articles are informative with indepth analysis, eg. issues on water management and usage are very relevant and have gained attention worldwide.

    I enjoy your blog as much as listening to your speeches. Hope to see you in action at the next Toastmasters meeting 😛

    Sahana, keep up the great work!

  8. It’s a great n thoughtful blog. You/your work has inspired me and I wish you success. Definitely will take part in your blog discussions!

  9. Sahana,
    Congratulations for winning Developing Asia Journalism Award (Infrastructure category) in Tokyo.
    Anil

  10. Dear Sahana Singh,
    Excellent Blog with very informative articles. It was a pleasure reading the Articles and will surely come regularly for updates. Keep up the Good Work.
    R Saraswathan

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  12. I came to know about your achievement and you make your teacher amazingly proud. I take this opportunity on teacher’s day to congratulate one of my most diligent student.Deepest congratulations from my family. Hope you succeed more for your better.
    Blessings…….

  13. Hey Sahana,

    I stumbled upon your blog via Google whilst looking for Eco-writers, passionate about Social Good.

    If you (or someone you know) may be interested, I’d love for you to get in touch with me.

    Check out this Google Doc for more details – http://bit.ly/aeJAyh

    Take care,
    Valencio

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  15. Any droplet could be just a tiny part in a vast ocean, but a droplet like you could create a splashing wave propagating far and wide. Keep up your good efforts.

  16. Ms. Singh,
    As a student working towards a degree in environmental engineering in the US, I find your blog to be both informative and inspirational. Thank you for all of your hard work.

  17. Dear Ms Sahana,
    I do not know you and you do not know me. I would like to thank you for your kind words about our founding father Mr Lee Kuan Yew. In deed, as a Singaporean, I an indebted to him and his dedication to our country men. Once again thank you.

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