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Mere pipedreams or Andhra’s foundation for leak-proofing?
"Once water supply is metered and charged, consumption actually comes down by way of reduced wastage and customers pay less," says Karuna Gopal, director, Confluence Consulting, a partner of the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) in a jointly conducted study on urban water supply for the HMWS&SB.In fact, they have conducted a pilot study in the Adikmet area of the city, covering 5,000 households.
The biggest challenges according to Ms Gopal
on the supply side are cutting on distribution losses-almost at 50%-by bringing in institutional efficiencies, proper billing and collection.
Who is your Role Model? - Contest entries - IndusLadies
Karuna Gopal, Director of The Confluence Consulting - a successful management consulting firm in Hyderabad - belongs to this category of women.
However, what sets her apart is the never-dying spirit in her.
As a bubbly young girl of sixteen, with a serious reaction to anesthesia she
suffered a cardiac arrest, when she
was operated for a very minor problem in her
Doctors felt that she
would never be the same again , warned of dire consequences if she
exerts herself physically… but Karuna
defied all that.
Post-Graduation in Management Studies, after graduating in Genetics.
She is a Paul-Harris Fellow and a Licensed Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), she also has a Degree Elementaire in French and a PG Diploma in Systems Management.
had to resign her
first job at NIIT as she
was suspected of having 'ulcerative colitis', for which she
was put on a high dose of medication.
"I stopped medication and switched to meditation and it helped, everything in life is difficult, but with a little perseverance, persistence and discipline, one can reach one's goal'- she
Life gave her
another big blow, when doctors diagnosed her
son with ' autism' and feeble linguistic and scholastic progress. . She
took it up as a challenge and her
son, now a twelve year old, is well-versed in bilingual comprehension and speech.
motto is "Love your life endlessly to succeed and give more to get more, and success is bound to follow you."
This fantastic woman is my sister and with great pride I say that she
is my role-model…
Speeches and Presentations-2006 : FICCI
Role of Strategic Communication in Accelerating Urban Reforms - A presentation by Karuna Gopal, Director, The Confluence Consulting (.ppt)
Distinguished speakers at IMM
Ms. Karuna Gopal
Director, Confluence Consulting
The Indian Sub Continent Times - News, India, Sub continent, Sydney, Australia
Adds Karuna Gopal, director, The Confluence Consulting, "It`s no big deal once you know it.