WELCOME! BHARAT SINGH CHAIR FOR WATER RESOURCES…
At Indian Insitute of Technology Roorkee
The Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation ( Erstwhile Ministry of Water Resources) , Government of India established a chair at IIT Roorkee in 2008. The chair has been named as ‘Bharat Singh Chair for Water Resources’ in the memory of Late Professor Bharat Singh, a renowned water resources expert and visionary of India.
It is not that we don’t have time and resource for something, rather it has not been on our priority, may these be water problems. :- Hearsay
Prof. Bharat Singh
Hydrology is the science of water that deals with its availability in quantity and quality, distribution in time and space, and its management for biotic well-being on the Earth.
Prof. S. K. Mishra
Late Prof. Bharat Singh
Former Vice Chancellor,
University of Roorkee
It has been more than a decade of successful years of Bharat Singh Chair being instituted by Ministry of Water Resources at IIT Roorkee… We are constantly focusing on achieving milestones in design and management of water resources.
Current Chair: Dr. S. K. Mishra
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Prof. S. K. Mishra
WRD&M, IIT Roorkee
- To carry out studies on water resources systems with special emphasis on assessment of effect of climate change on it and adaptation strategies in respect of planning, design and management of water resources systems of particularly Indus Basin.
- An important activity related to the Chair will be to transfer technology to various departments of the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation ( Erstwhile Ministry of Water Resources) , Government of India.
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