Anand Prakash Tiwari has a B.E. in Environmental Engineering and Masters in Environmental Planning from CEPT, Ahmedabad. Currently he is a PhD candidate at TERI UNIVERSITY , New Delhi . His doctoral work is on urban water reform focusing on institutions and delivery mechanisms. He is serving as Senior Infrastructure Officer at Housing & Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO), Delhi and at present on sabbatical. His major research interest areas are Environmental Planning & Policy, Water Resources Management and Institutional Economics. He has widely presented and published his research work both in India and abroad. He is a member of Institution of Engineers, Institution of Planners, Institution of Public Health Engineers and International Water Association International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE), Maryland.