A balanced blend of academicians and field engineers in the faculty, with long experience in planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of water resources and hydropower projects, help in implementation of application oriented academic programs. The department is actively involved in research, development and extension activities in the areas of water resources, hydropower and irrigation management.

Water Sector - Key Concerns

  • Safe Drinking Water and Basic Sanitation for All
  • Irrigation for Food Security
  • Sustainable use of Ground Water
  • Improving Water Quality in Rivers
  • Preventing Pollution of Aquifers

Conflict Resolution

  • Jurisdictional Conflict - Interstate, International
  • Social Conflict – Urban vs. Rural, Rich vs. Poor
  • Sectoral Conflict – Irrigation vs. Other Uses
  • Riparian Conflict – Upper Riparian vs. Lower Riparian
  • Objective Conflict – Water Development vs. Environment

Water Sector - Key Concerns

  • Ushering in New Thinking in Water Sector
  • Water Literacy for All
  • Countering Misinformation Campaign
  • Preventing Pollution of Aquifers
  • Managing Non-point Source Pollution

News and Announcements

Latest Publications


National Workshop on Flood Management under changing climate

National Workshop

Flood Management under Changing climate
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February 01, 2019

STIWM -2018

International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water Management.

February 16-19, 2018

National Workshop

Challenges in Irrigation Management For Food Security. Download Full Report.

November 26-27, 2016

“When we save a river, we save a significant part of an ecosystem, and we save ourselves as well because of our dependence–physical, economic, spiritual,–on the water and its community of life.”
Er. A. B. Pandya
“Water is the most critical resource issue of our lifetime and our children’s lifetime. The health of our waters is the principal measure of how we live on the land.”

Dr. M. L. Kansal
Executive Vice-President
(Head Quarter)

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