Dr. Shyamli Singh is working as an Assistant Professor with Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), New Delhi, India. She is the coordinator of the Centre for Environment and Climate Change. Dr. Singh has her Ph.D in the ambit of Environmental management. Dr. Singh is a gold medallist from Indraprastha University and a topper from University of Delhi; Shehas wide experience in research teaching and consultancy.
She is the lead project director of various prestigious projects and studies viz. Collection and Computerization of Legacy Data of Ganga sponsored National Mission for Clean Ganga, Ministry of Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation. She is the project director of Capacity-Building Strategies for Managing Complex Disasters in the face of Climate Change sponsored by National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS), MoEF&CC. She is also the Principal investigator of human capacity-building programme under National Mission on Strategic Knowledge for Climate Change (NMSKCC) of Department of Science & Technology Strategic Programmes, Large Initiatives and Coordinated Action Enabler (SPLICE) Division Climate Change Programme (CCP).
Dr. Singh is also involved in various consultancies for different Ministries such as National Disaster Management Authority, evaluating projects ranging from Soil Piping in Highland and Foothills of Kerala to NE Multi State Preparedness Campaign Project; Current Status of Research and Development in the Higher Higher-Education in Delhi and NCR: A Pilot Study sponsored by National Science & Technology Management Information System (NSTMIS), a division of Department of Science and Technology (DST). She has more than ten years of work experience in different capacities of Environment.
Dr. Singh has authored text books, monographs, articles and discussion papers. Some of her imperative publications are Urban Crisis in India: New Initiatives in safe water and waste management” by Cambridge Scholars Publishing Ltd, Newcastle Newcastle Upon Tyne, Kingdom. A textbook entitled “Environmental Studies” published in 2012. “Sustainable Future: Dynamics of Environment and Disaster Management” by Concept Publications, New Delhi, India. She has been a panelist in various new item series chairing the sessions on Environment and related issues. Few of the panels in which Dr. Singh has been an active are “Environmental Safeguards in the Regional Plan 2021 hosted by INTACH & PEACE; “Reconstruction on Uttarakhand”.
Dr. Singh has had the privilege of being the Guest of Honour and Lead Speaker at India and Sustainability Standards: International Dialogues and Conference for the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) is a global partnership to promote the responsible use of freshwater.She has also been the Lead speaker to UN World Toilet Day Celebration-2015 for achieving Mission Open Defecation Free, 2019. Dr. Singh has participated to establish MoU with Chinese Academy of Governance for faculty exchange and organize training programmes beneficial for both the countries. She has been the lead speaker in international conference on green & sustainable schools & academic institutions a solution to climate change, sponsored by Cities Network Campaign with TERI as a knowledge partner. Besides this, she has published several research papers in international and national journals of repute.