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Swapnil Chaturvedi

Founder and CEO, Samagra

Development Dialogue 2018 speakers, Swapnil Chaturvedi, Founder and CEO, Samagra

Swapnil Chaturvedi is an Ashoka Fellow, Acumen Fellow and a divergent thinker with extensive experience in Management, Design and Innovation. Mr. Chaturvedi is the Founder, CEO and Chief Toilet Cleaner at Samagra which uses ICT Technologies, Behavioural Sciences and Human Centered Design to make sanitation services accessible, affordable and awesome for the poor.

Under his leadership, Samagra has been successful in raising over USD 1 Million in funding and provided clean, hygienic and safe sanitation services to over 150,000+ daily users across 100+ slums in Pune, India. In order to gain first-hand experience, Mr. Chaturvedi has lived in slums of various cities in India.