Mu Gamma Consultants
Achiever's Success Story
Mu Gamma Consultants
Mu Gamma Consultants, based in Gurgaon (India), works towards improving the quality of life of communities by applying global knowledge to local contexts. It creates new knowledge through rigorous research, builds societal capacity for environmental protection, advocates policies that are environmentally friendly, and reaches out to communities to support environmental causes.
The uniqueness of Mu Gamma lies in its commitment to deliver outcome-based projects in the field of sustainability. It has an excellent team that always remains connected and functions effectively through technology and the internet of things (IoT). Mu Gamma has received several accolades and recently received the Golden Pinnacle Award from the Indian Achievers Forum in Dubai on April 29, 2023.
Dr. Girija K. Bharat, the Founder and Managing Director of Mu Gamma, has been passionately working towards reducing pollution in the environment through research, consultancy, advocacy, and outreach activities. She is an international expert with 32 years of experience in Water Resource Management, Water Supply and Sanitation, Chemical and Plastic Pollution.
She is a Ph.D. in Chemistry (Water Quality) and an alumnus of IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, BITS (Pilani), and George Mason University, USA. She is a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS); Iota-Sigma-Pi – an Honor Society for Women in Chemistry in the U.S. She was also the recipient of the IIM Bangalore (NSRCEL)-Goldman Sachs 10 K Women Entrepreneurs Programme, 2021.
Dr. Girija is the Project Lead (India) of the Indo-Norwegian Project on Plastic and Chemical Pollution under the Indo-Norwegian Marine Litter Programme. She leads several other projects funded by the Research Council of Norway, GIZ, the India-EU Water Partnership, Swiss Development Cooperation, UNIDO, the National Institute of Urban Affairs, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
She has 128 publications to her credit, and her scientific and technical papers have been published in high impact factor journals such as Environment International, Science of Total Environment, Environmental Pollution, Chemosphere, and many others. She is an invited speaker by UNEP, the World Bank, GIZ, the Ministry of Jal Shakti, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, IOCL, WAPCOS, Stockholm World Water Week, India Water Week, the World Sustainable Development Summit, the India Water Forum, and others.
She is the recipient of several awards, including the Women Transforming India Award by NITI Aayog, the Glory of India Award (June 2021), the Global Environment Award 2020, the Aqua Excellence Award 2020, the Exceptional Women of Excellence Award of the Women Economic Forum in 2019, the Inspiring Woman Achiever of the Year 2019 in the Environment Sector by ASSOCHAM, the Woman Super Achiever by the World Woman Leadership Congress by CMO Asia, and 51 Fabulous Global Water and Water Management Leaders by ET Now.