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About Sahana Singh

I am an author, editor and columnist who writes on a variety of issues including water management, environment and Indian history. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and Master’s in Environmental Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering in India.

For a while, I worked as an engineer in the Environment Department of HPCL Refinery in Mumbai. After winning two national essay contests, I made a career shift to writing. In 2003, I was one of the winners of the Water Media Network Journalists Competition conducted by the World Bank, and was awarded during the 3rd World Water Forum at Kyoto. In November 2008, I won the Developing Asia Journalism Awards (Infrastructure Category) in Tokyo, in which journalists from Asian countries competed. My short film “The Forgotten Cycle” won the first prize at the Delft University of Technology’s Urban Water Movie Contest in 2012.  Watch the film at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O15K-R2InOI

My book “The Educational Heritage of Ancient India – How an Ecosystem of Learning was Laid to Waste” is available both in print and Kindle versions.

My articles have been published in Reader’s Digest, Washington Post, Discovery Channel Asia, Asian Water Magazine, Swarajya, IndiaFacts, MyIndMakers and other publications. I have moderated panel discussions on water management and history at several conferences.

I am a member of Indian History Awareness and Research (IHAR), a think tank headquartered in Houston, USA. I love travelling and connecting the dots across different societies, civilizations and disciplines.

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4 comments on “About Sahana Singh

  1. IPC
    November 28, 2017

    PS. As I did not get your email, I posted my request as comment.
    Shreepal Singh

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    • sahanasingh
      December 1, 2017

      Please email the editor of India Facts to get their permission to reprint. Thanks.

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  2. Thiru
    January 13, 2018

    Hi Sahana,
    I read your article on Indian influence in South East Asia. Being a Singaporean of Indian origin, I was impressed. But your article is very biased and skewed. Why didn’t you mention contributions of South Indians, especially Tamil Kings who came here in the 4th century? You forgot about Suryavarman and Jeyavarman? Chola Kings? Did you forget that Tamil, being a living classical language also played an important role? I’m surprised you had no qualms publishing such a one-sided view of Indian influence. And I’m ashamed Straits Times published your article.

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    • sahanasingh
      January 13, 2018

      Hi Thiru, my article is only a partial sketch of the vast canvas of Indic influence in SE Asia. Also, I do not see Tamils as a separate civilization – they are a part of the same Indic civilization. Regards, Sahana

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