V Nikhilesh Paliath is a Graduate in Mechcanical Engineering from NIT Calicut. He has previous experience in Larsen & Toubro (Valves Division) where he handled Project Sales & Marketing. He is associated with Thanal since Febraury, 2017 in Sustainable Resource Use & Management Program. As part of on-the job training he has imbibed Zero Waste practices and Carbon consciousness.
Nikhilesh is a Programme Coordinator for Zero Waste & Climate Action Programme at Thanal. He coordinates Zero Waste Himalaya Network and Zero Waste Cities projects of Thanal specifically. He also facilitates campaign activities and fellowship offered by Thanal for Green Army volunteers. Green Army is a youth movement for sustainable living practises in urban landscape. It focuses on educating & equiping children on emerging waste management & climate change issues.
As part of Climate Action projects, he is involved in ground level implementation of on-going projects at their respective sites. He is also assigned to network and bring in expertise from interested volunteers.