Nishesh Mehta

Nishesh Mehta a Rajasthan desert state native, studied water resource engineering at IIT-Roorkee, and environmental engineering at University-of-Texas. After working for the World Bank, he returned to India to start-up a water technology company – NextDrop alerting residents in Bangalore, Hubli and Mysore, through an SMS, of water supply issues. NextDrop challenges inspired him, in partnership with CIIE and Startup Oasis, to develop water company accelerator programs in Rajasthan. Currently he’s in London on a hiatus from the water-sector.