National Conference on "A New Policy Regime for Water in India" | Shiv Nadar University
Enquire Now
Apply Now
MBA AdmissionsPh.D./Master's Admissions Monsoon 2020

National Conference on "A New Policy Regime for Water in India"

Research
27 Aug 2018

National Conference

Inaugurating a New Policy Regime for Water in India

Seminar Hall 1 (1st floor), Kamla Devi Complex

India International Center, New Delhi

 

Session I: 1100-1230

How can we Achieve Har Khet ko Paani?

Chair: Dr. Tushaar Shah, Senior Fellow, International Water Management Institute

Panelists:

Dr. Amarjit Singh, Former Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India

Mr. Sachin Oza, Administrative Director, DSC Foundation

Shri RS Julaniya, Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Madhya Pradesh

Shri Avinash Mishra, Adviser (Water Resources), Niti Aayog, Government of India

 

Inaugural Session: 1230-1330

Welcome Address: Dr. Rupamanjari Ghosh, Vice Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University

Opening Remarks: Ms. Roshni Nadar Malhotra, Executive Director and CEO, HCL Corporation

Keynote Address: Dr. Mihir Shah, Distinguished Visiting Professor, Shiv Nadar University

Inaugural Address: Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister for Water Resources, Government of India

Vote of Thanks: Prof. Rajeswari Raina, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Shiv Nadar University

 

Lunch 1330-1430

 

Session II: 1430-1600

Groundwater Management: Challenges of Implementing Atal Bhujal Yojana

Chair: Shri PS Vijay Shankar, Founder Member, Samaj Pragati Sahayog

Panelists:

Dr. Himanshu Kulkarni, Executive Director, ACWADAM

Shri Shashi Shekhar, Former Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India

Shri KC Naik, Chairman CGWB

Shri Yogesh Jadeja, Director, ACT

 

Tea: 1600-1630

 

Session III: 1630-1800

Institutional Restructuring: Implementation of Mihir Shah Committee Report

Chair: Prof. Sunil Maheshwari, IIM Ahmedabad

Panelists:

Shri Bhopal Singh, Chief Engineer, CWC

Shri Dipankar Saha, Former Member, CGWB

Prof. Jayanta Bandyopadhyay, Distinguished Fellow, Observer Research Foundation

Dr. Sharachchandra Lele, Distinguished Fellow, ATREE

 

Concluding Session: 1800-1900

Shri U.P. Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India

Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog, Government of India (TBC)

Ms. Debashree Mukherjee, Joint Secretary, PMO, Government of India

Dr. Isher Ahluwalia, Chairperson, ICRIER

Dr. Mihir Shah, Distinguished Visiting Professor, Shiv Nadar University

Directions