Niraj Acharya is a WASH and rural infrastructure professional in Helvetas Nepal since 2009. A civil engineer and an educationist by qualification, Niraj has almost twenty years of experience. He holds experience in trail bridges, community irrigation, WASH; and technical and vocational education and training. His expertise includes programme development and management; capacity building; knowledge management; programme review; and educational and development research. Prior to working in Helvetas Nepal, Niraj worked in Council for Technical Education and Vocation Training (CTEVT) in Nepal.