India to host 7th International Ground Water Conference (IGWC-2017)
The 7th International Ground Water Conference (IGWC-2017) will be hosted by India in New Delhi with a theme of “Ground water Vision 2030- Water Security, Challenges and Climate Change Adaptation” from December 11 to 13, 2017. The conference has been organized by the National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), Roorkee and Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) under the aegis of Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. The delegates from 15 countries are expected to participate in the conference and 250 research papers will be presented, including 32 Keynote papers. The Conference is expected to take stock of present status and challenges of Groundwater management in the country under the changing water use and climatic scenarios.
Topics: Climate change adaptation • Groundwater • Hydrology • Ministry of Water Resources • Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation • National Institute of Hydrology • Roorkee • Water • Water in India • Water resources