Purnanjali Chandra

Program Associate - Sustainable Cities and Transport
Program Associate - Sustainable Cities and Transport
World Resources Institute
Languages Spoken:
English, Bengali, Hindi
Delhi, India

Personal Experience

Purnanjali is a Project Associate in the Urban Water Resilience team under the Sustainable Cities and Transport Program of World Resource Institute India. She oversees the ‘Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)’ components of different projects. She works on developing MEL logical frameworks, indicators and targets that shall guide the process of data collection, insight generation and reporting in the project. Purnanjali has past work experience in MEL and liaising among multiple stakeholders in projects based on Menstrual Health and Hygiene (MHH) and ensuring improved Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services for women in marginalized communities across different geographies in India. Purnanjali holds an M.Sc. in Water Policy and Governance from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai and a B.Sc. in Geography from Loreto College, University of Calcutta. Having a keen interest across all sectors of water and related fields of research, she has also had the experience of working on different international research projects as Research Fellow at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee. Purnanjali, is also an avid reader, photographer and writer. She has interned in newspapers namely the Times of India and The Telegraph, ABP Group where she had written multiple articles on diverse genres in the Newspapers.