Hijam Eskoni Devi
- Key Areas: Municipal service delivery, urban and infrastructure planning, governance and institutional reforms
Hijam Eskoni Devi has around eight years of experience as an urban management professional. She is involved with research, consultancy and training projects sponsored by institutions of national and international repute. Her key areas of expertise include municipal service delivery, urban and infrastructure planning, governance and institutional reforms.
She has extensive experience in preparation of city development plans, governance reforms and strategies for service delivery improvements, especially water, sanitation and solid waste management. In addition, she has undertaken research related to urban water supply and sanitation sector and involved in a number of capacity building training programmes for elected representatives and government functionaries. Her long-term objective is to contribute to integrated planning and sustainable development.
She did her Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from CEPT University, Ahmedabad and has graduated with architecture degree from Bengal Engineering and Science University, Howrah. She also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management from University of Hyderabad.