Dr. Uday G Kelkar
Director India Operations, NJS Consultants Co. Ltd. & NJS Engineers India Pvt. Ltd.
Dr. Uday G Kelkar

Dr. Kelkar has more than 23 years of experience in the process design of Water and Wastewater treatment Projects including 11 years in India on various World Bank/ JBIC/ USAID/USTDA projects. He holds a B.E. in Civil Engineering from College of Engineering, Pune, India and Master’s / Doctoral Degrees in Chemical/Environmental Engineering from, Virginia, USA.

Over these years, Dr. Kelkar has served in various capacities, as Managing Director/ Business Director, Business Development Manager, Program Manager, Project Manager, Process engineer, and Team leader on a number of design/engineering projects and/or studies in water and sanitation sector in USA, Middle East and India. He is currently the Director of NJS Consultants Co. Ltd, Japan for its India Operation and Managing Director of NJS Engineers India (NJSEI), a wholly owned subsidiary of NJS Consultants of Japan.

His expertise include study, evaluation and design of water and wastewater treatment processes; process chemistry; oxidation (conventional and advanced), disinfection-physical/chemical; advance nutrient removal process (BNR), application of membranes in wastewater (MBR and Tertiary filtration) processes, energy management, Recycle and Reuse of domestic wastewater for non-potable application; Landfill leachate treatment; Master planning; treatment techniques for the minimization, handling, and disposal of water and wastewater treatment plant residuals.

He has authored and presented more than 100 papers ranging from managing water quality in lakes to water/wastewater treatment process & design, optimization of unit processes to application of low pressure membranes for water/wastewater treatment, recycle & reuse, treatment of water and wastewater residuals.