www.IndiaCore.com is pleased to inform that the International
Conference- 'Water India 4- Water Resources Development
- Flood Control, Irrigation, Drinking Water, Waterways, Hydro
Electric Power and its Transmission System'- the fourth
in a series of successful biannual Conferences was a huge success.
The Conference was organised from February 3- 4, 2004 at New Delhi,
wish to thank all the speakers, participants, the sponsoring organisations
and our partnering organisations for their support and active
participation in this important event. Your participation contributed
enormously in making the conference a great success.
International Conference- Water India 5
fifth in the series- 'Water India 5' will be held from November 3- 4, 2008. We look forward
to your participation in the 5th edition of this highly successful
series of biannual Conferences. For more details of Water India 5, please join
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of Water India 4
The Hydro Power Association, The Dams Society along-with Council
of Power Utilities invited the international community, individuals
and organisations with interest in the water, power & allied
Infrastructure sectors like worldwide developers of Water, Hydel
Power & Allied Infrastructure Projects, Utilities, IPPs, Transmission
& Distribution Companies, EPC Contractors, Equipment Suppliers,
Boiler Plant Suppliers, WTPs, ETPs, Financial Institutions, Lenders,
Investors, Consultants, Law firms, IT firms, Environmental groups
to participate in the Conference.
Conference offered a unique opportunity of two days full of informative
and innovative conference sessions, and many networking opportunities.
It provided direct access to policy makers, decision taking authority,
planners and senior executives in the Water & Hydro Electric
Power Industry and various utilities as also manufacturers &
than 200 organisations participated in the International Conference.
Some of the speakers/ participants were:
• Mr R V Shahi, Secretary (Power),
Govt of India
• Mr V K Duggal, Secretary (Water Resources), Govt of India
• Mr R Jayaseelan, Chairman, Central Water Commission
• Mr H L Bajaj, Chairman, Central Electricity Authority
• Mr K Jothiramalingam, Managing Director, Karnataka Power
• Mr Rakesh Nath, Chairman, Bhakra Beas Management Board
• Mr Uddesh Kohli, Chairman, Consultancy Development Centre
• Mr John Briscoe, Senior Adviser, The World Bank
• Mr S K Das, Member, Central Water Commission
• Mr R N Naik, Executive Director, PGCIL
• Prof Raymond Lafitte, Immediate Past President, International
Hydro Power Association & Vice President ICOLD
• Mr Francois Lemperiere, Chairman, Hydrocoop (Hydro-Cooperation),
• Mr K C Reddy, Chairman, Tech Advisory Committee, Govt
of Karnataka- Navigation & Inland Waterways Transport
• Mr Stephane Cai,Vice President- Hydro, Alstom Projects
• Mr Shyam Wadhera, Director (Projects), Power Finance Corporation
• Mr P K Kukde, Executive Director, Tata Power Co Ltd
• Mr S S Pradhan, Vice President, ABB Limited
• Mr Gaurav Bector, Manager- Business Development, ABB Limited
• Mr C V J Varma, Secretary General, CPU, Hon President
• Mr V P S Chauhan, Additional Vice President, Malana Power
• Mr Dhruba Ranjan Ray, Head- Water & Utilities, Larsen
& Toubro Limited
• Mr Sunil Bahl, Vice President- Special Infrastructure
Projects Group, Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services
• Mr. P.G. Ganapathy, Regional Manager (South Asia), Black
& Veatch Consulting P. Ltd
• Mr G Baidya, Chief Engineer, NHPC
• Mr Kamal Raj Dhungel, Consultant, IIDS, Nepal
• Mr M V Krishna Rao, Director, Global Energy Consulting
• Mr Mata Prasad, Former Advisor, ABB & Distinguished
• Mr Sultan Alam, Consultant, Hydropower, France
• Mr V B Patel, Former Chairman, Central Water Commission
• Ms Alison Bartle, Editor, Hydropower & Dams, Acqa
Mediant Ltd, UK
• Ms Natalya Agaltseva, Central Asian Research Hydro Meteorological
Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
• Ms Tawatchai Tingsanchali, Tsunemi Watanabe & Kitti
Chinshed, School of Civil Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology,
• Dr Irina Levchuk, Central
Asian Research Hydro Meteorological Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
• Mr Alberto M Scuero, Technical Director, CAPRI TECH S
• Mr B K Janvir, Executive Engineer, MSEB
• Mr Ralf Jacobs, Manager Hydro Application, Federal-Mogul
Deva GmbH, Germany
• Mr Yatindra Nadkarni, Sr. Deputy General Manager, L &
T- Sargent & Lundy Ltd
• Mr S M Narang, Advisor, L & T- Sargent & Lundy
• Mr Y P Chawla, Marketing Director- India Operations, Tahal
Consulting Engineers Limited, Israel
• Mr Peter Quinlan, Solution Leader Mini Hydro,
Hydro Tasmania, Australia
• Mr Larry Polglase, Market Development Manager, Hydro Tasmania,
• Mr B B Mukherjee, VP- Projects, Subhash Projects &
• Mr Marc Philippe, Corporate Vice President, Suez
• Mr Pramod Kumar, GM- Technical, SMEC
• Mr Ashwani Dubey, Executive Director, Punj Lloyd Limited
list is illustrative only)
more details, see List
of Participating Organisations, Paper
earlier Conferences in the biannual series on Water India were
also well received. Delegates from both developed and developing
countries participated in these conferences and discussed technological
advancement that had taken place in the area of water resources
than 50 papers from senior industry professionals, academicians
and other stake holders were accepted for the Conference.
are pleased to inform that the Conference Proceedings are available
in two print Volumes and one CD.
Proceedings are free for any full conference attendee. Non conference
attendees can purchase the proceedings. For further details and
is likely to become one of the limiting resources of the next
century, as well as one with multiple, often conflicting uses'-
UN Commission for Sustainable Development, Second Session, New
Water Statistics are staggering!
Over the next 20 years, the world's population
will increase from six billion to an estimated 7.2 billion, while
the average supply of water per person is expected to drop by
one-third. An estimated one billion people around the world still
lack safe drinking water.
Water sector worldwide is faced with many
challenging issues. The efficient use & sustainable development
of the existing water resources is an urgent need of the hour.
The drinking water scarcity has reached alarming proportions.
The issues of development of hydro power, irrigation requirements,
flood control, navigation & inland waterways transport, interlinking
of rivers, groundwater quality, waste water treatment & reuse
are some of the burning issues confronting the policy planners,
industry players and other stake holders.
discuss these issues, www.IndiaCore.com organised the International
Conference- ''Water India 4- Water Resources Development - Flood
Control, Irrigation, Drinking Water, Waterways, Hydro Electric
Power and its Transmission System' in partnership with The Hydro
Power Association, The Dams Society, Council of Power Utilities
Major objective of this conference was to provide a forum for
Sharing of experiences of policy makers, utility engineers, water
resource development planners, managers, consultants, academicians,
environmentalists, users, manufacturers etc. on the theme of Water
Resources Development- Flood Control, Irrigation, Drinking Water,
Waterways, Hydro Electric Power and its Transmission System.
- Increasing awareness about the role hydropower can play in sustainable
development as the most important source of renewable energy.
- Promoting & managing hydro development in an environmentally
and socially acceptable way.
- Discussing environmental concerns some of which transcend the
local/ regional ambit.
- Discussions regarding technological advancement that are taking
place in water resources development, water storage, water quality
& purification issues, waste water treatment & reuse etc.
- Developing close working relationship between experts from users
and developers of water resources and all other concerned for
future consultations, assessment of problems and for finding out