Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)

India is one of most heavily and densely populated countries in the world. There exists a disparity in easy access of water and sanitation facilities amongst the citizens. Sanitation is taking unprecedent priority in the current COVID-19 situation with greater emphasis now on hand hygiene. Inadequate management of water and sanitation hygiene has cyclical impact on water pollution, health and waste management. We help central, state, urban and rural local bodies in the assessment of the WASH sector, provides implementation support and oversight on WASH projects, foster modernization to develop India specific models, promote multi-sectoral engagement, programme monitoring and evaluation, communication and change management amongst others.


Health systems around the world are in the middle of unparalleled pandemic response challenges which require policy makers, healthcare providers and suppliers to reconsider and invigorate their ways of working. We work with entities across the healthcare ecosystem to restructure value chains, revolutionise the way care is procured. We help in implementing best practice operational models, developing cost management capabilities and leveraging technology for health analytics, process improvement, remote healthcare service delivery amongst others. KPMG in India helps deliver value through advice on mergers, acquisitions, shared services, divestments and PPP.

Social housing

Housing in India is moving beyond developing affordable housing structures to ensure it is accessible, promote livelihood to the beneficiaries, long term maintenance options, environmentally sustainable with the buy-in of the communities.

We work shoulder to shoulder with our clients address policy problems and provide practical and strategic advice. Our team helps clients improve and refine the design of programmes, review the integrity of programme payments and the development of monitoring and evaluation tools to assess programme efficiency and effectiveness. We assist in project finance and fund management and implementation of target operating models.

Rural development

Rural areas require access to clean water, primary education, basic healthcare, sanitation and other technical interventions related to smart agriculture and address social equity.

KPMG in India assists in context specific programmes in education, health, agriculture, environment, infrastructure, water and natural resources, power and renewables.

Social inclusion

India is a multi-cultural, multi faith and multi religious nation. This multiplicity coupled with conscious and unconscious exclusion based on social identity, gender, age, region, race, occupation, ethnicity, religion, disability and sexual orientation provide barriers to the nation’s growth. When unaddressed these issues can lead to loss of wage, employment, lack of education and health amongst others. We bring experience in conducting and managing large scale strategic evaluations and programme/project evaluations, drawing on multiple data collection methods and tools, and our expert project management and stakeholder engagement techniques.


Entrepreneurship, rural employment, a robust rural skilling programme, microenterprises, mobilizing self-help group, agriculture upliftment are key to ensure livelihood improvement for the marginalised sections of society. Our professionals are in the enterprise of social change to build strong and sustainable communities. We provide advice to agencies to structure and design the programme, considering the most appropriate operating model, risks, stakeholders, financial management and performance measurement and reporting. We undertake stakeholder management and can design programme compliance and assurance frameworks to help ensure public money is spent on intended purposes.

Women and child development

Ministry of Women and child development is ramping up efforts to ensure women and children of India are empowered, contributing to the society and economy with equality amidst a safe and protected environment. The ministry is committed to ensure development, care and protection of children through upliftment policies and programmes.

Our team provides both advice and support to government to improve and refine the design of women and child development programmes, review the integrity of programme payments to assess or improve value-for-money and the development of monitoring and evaluation tools and frameworks to assess the extent to which the programme has effectively and efficiently been delivered and if it has achieved its objectives.