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 Prof. V. N. Rajasekharan Pillai  
Executive Vice President,
KSCSTE


The Centre for Water Resources Development and Management is one among the R&D institutes of Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment with the Chief Minister as its President and Prof. V. N. Rajasekharan Pillai   as Executive Vice President. The management of the Centre is done by a Management Committee chaired by the Executive Director of CWRDM.
The scientific activities of the Centre are organized into ten scientific divisions, three central facilities and four regional c
entres:

Scientific Divisions Central Facilities
dot Surface Water dot Water Resources Museum
dot Ground Water dot Manned Observation Stations
dot Environmental Studies dot Biotechnology Lab
Water Management (Agriculture)  
Isotope Hydrology Sub Centres
Training Education and Extension Trivandrum Kottayam
Library Documentation& Information Kannur Ernakulam
Administrative and Finance  
dot Geomatics  
Water Quality  

 

There are 29 Scientists belonging to multifarious disciplines like Civil Engineering, Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, Biological and Chemical Sciences, Social Sciences etc carrying out research on 'WATER' in CWRDM. The technical staff and project staff provide support to the scientific teams.

 

Members of the Research Council, CWRDM (2010-2013)

dot Dr. S. M.  Rao
Former Additional Director, BARC, (already a member of the present RC and MAC of the DST Project at CWRDM)
dot Dr. P. Surya Prakash Rao
Water Resources Consultant, Formerly Professor at IIM Bangalore, NITK Surathkal and Consultant to International Water Management Institute (IWMI), World Bank, Global Water Partnership, FAO etc.
dot Prof.(Dr.) R. Sakthivadivel
Water Management Consultant, Chennai Formerly Senior Advisor, IWMI, World Bank Director, Centre for Water Resources, Anna University etc.
dot Prof. C. Venkobachar
Retired Professor of Environmental Engineering, University of West Indies, IIT Kanpur etc, Consultant to UNICEF, Ganga Action Plan etc.
dot Chief Engineer, Irrigation & Administration, Water Resources Department, GoK
dot Dr.K K Ramachandran, Member Secretary, KSCSTE, TVM
dot Dr. N B Narasimha Prasad - Executive Director i/c, CWRDM

Research Committee
A Research Committee consisting of all scientists of the Centre assist in monitoring the progress of research works and in carrying out preliminary screening of the project proposals.

 

Members of Management Committee, CWRDM

dot Dr. N B Nasimha Prasad
    Executive Director i/c, CWRDM
Chairman  
dot Dr. K K Ramachandran
    Member Secretary, KSCSTE, Trivandrum 
Member  
dot    Director, KFRI Peechi, Thrissur Member  
dot K B Santhosh Kumar
   Additional Secretary I & Joint Chief Protocol Officer,
   General Administration Department, Thiruvananthapuram

Member

 

dot Chief Engineer, Project II, Water Resources
    Department,Thiruvananthapuram

Member  
dot Dr. P K Pradeep Kumar
    Scientist F & Head, MOS, CWRDM Calicut
Member  
dot Col (Retd.) I Yohannan,
    Registrar, CWRDM Calicut  
 Convener  

  Dr. N B Narasimha Prasad, Executive Director i/c
  Tel: +91 495 2351802, 2351803, 2351804
  Fax: +91 495 2351808
  E - Mail:
npnb@cwrdm.org; ed@cwrdm.org; nbnprasad@hotmail.com

 
 

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