organisers
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ROORKEE
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is the successor of University of Roorkee and thus it is the oldest technical institution of the country established as the Roorkee College of Engineering in 1847 and rechristened as Thomason College of Civil Engineering in 1857. It was elevated to the first Technical University of Independent India on November 25, 1949. In the year 2001, it was declared as the Institute of national importance and converted into Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR) on September 21, 2001.

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DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND MANGEMENT
The Department of Water Resources Development and Management (WRD&M) of IIT Roorkee is a premier place of learning of international standing in post-graduate education, training and research in the discipline of water resources development and management. Since its creation in 1955 under the stewardship of ECAFE (now ESCAP) of the United Nations, the department has imparted post graduate education and training in water resources development and management to 2234 water resources professionals from 41 countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. The department has creditably undertaken numerous national and international sponsored research and consultancy projects on hydraulic & hydrological modelling, remote sensing & GIS based studies for river basin geomorphology & flood-plain changes, stream bank protection & erosion control, flood estimation & management, hydro-power development, irrigation water management, river engineering including inland navigation, planning & design of hydraulic structures for water resources management. Besides regular post-graduation programmes, the department has been conducting many short-term national and international training courses on different themes of water resources management for purposes of capacity building of water resources professionals from India and abroad. The department has successfully completed major R&D projects on action research for effecting improvement in specific under-performing large irrigation systems in India under sponsorships of Ford Foundation, IWMI, etc.

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Indian Water Resources Society (IWRS) 
Indian Water Resources Society (IWRS) was founded in 1980 as a society registered under the Societies Registration Act. IWRS Registered office is located in the Department of Water Resources Development & Management, IIT Roorkee. In addition, it has local centers in most of the major cities. Subject to approval by the executive committee, membership of IWRS is open to any professional/person who is interested in water sector. Presently, IWRS has about 7651 life members; 397 fellow members; and 50 institutional members; and its main objective is advancement of knowledge in technical and policy aspects of water resources development and management. It serves as a platform for free and frank discussions amongst those concerned with water related issues.

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CONTACT
For Sponsorship
Dr. S.K. Mishra
Executive Vice President IWRS &
Professor and Head,

Department of Water Resources Development & Management,
IIT Roorkee, 
Roorkee-247 667, INDIA
Tel. 01332-285251, 285457(O);
Mob. 9411100753 
E-mail: skm61fwt@iitr.ac.in

Dr. Ashish Pandey
Associate Professor & Organizing Secretary,
Department of Water Resources Development & Management,
IIT Roorkee, Roorkee-247 667, INDIA
Ph : +91 1332 285872, 286690
Mob. : +91 9412070399 
Email: stiwm@iitr.ac.in, secretaryiwrs@gmail.com

CONTACT ADDRESS

Department of Water Resources Development and Management (WRD&M)
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee 247 667, Uttarakhand India 
 
Phone: 91-1332-286690, 285872 
Email: stiwm@iitr.ac.in