International Workshop on Science, Technology, Innovation and Management for Water Sustainability

Co-organizer Description: 
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies
Event Date: 
19 Apr 2017 to 20 Apr 2017
Event Location: 
New Delhi, India
Events Description: 


APCTT in partnership with the National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS) of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India has organised International Workshop on Science, Technology, Innovation and Management for Water Sustainability from 19 to 20 April 2017 in New Delhi, India. The workshop evaluated the accessibility, effectiveness, cost and maintenance of these technological solutions for wide spread use. It facilitated knowledge sharing between key stakeholders involved in the innovation, commercialization and use of safe and affordable water technologies, as well as the impacts achieved through technology transfer by different stakeholders.  Water sector experts from 6 countries in the Asia Pacific region namely, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand participated in this international workshop organized by APCTT. 

The key focus of this international workshop was to: identify available technologies, good practices, innovations and management practices to ensure sustainability and accessibility to safe drinking water; understand the current state of innovation and technology transfer in the water sector and challenges and opportunities; and facilitate sharing of best practices on water sustainability and accessibility to safe water through S&T, innovation and management. 



Concept Note and Programme



Examples of Water Quality research programmes in India, by Dr. Neelima Alam

Regional technology cooperation for sustainable water management to achieve SDG-6 in the Asia-Pacific, by Dr. Satyabrata Sahu

Waste Water – The Untapped Resource : A Snapshot of the United Nations World Water Development Report 2017, by Dr. Krishnan Srinivasaraghavan

Virtual water policy for sustainable water, by Dr. P Goswami

IWMI’s Work on Sustainable Water Management and Technologies, by Dr. Krishna Reddy

Key findings from NISTADS project on water contamination scenario and technology solution, by Dr. Madhulika Bhati

Water Security: A vital strategy for sustainable water management, by Dr. Mukand S. Babel

Water safety plan  : A WHO project, by Dr Pranav Nagarnaik

Water safety plan  : Deflouridation plants, by Dr Atul  V. Maldhure

Current challenges and some best practices for sustainable water resource management in Bangladesh, by Dr.A.T.M. Shakhawat Hossain

Current status of sustainable water management in Bhutan, by Mr. Shah Bir Rai

Current scenario in sustainable water management in Nepal, by Mr. Dipak Gyawali 

Technology and best practices for sustainable water management in Sri Lanka, by Eng W J L S Fernando

Technology Based Solutions to Water Challenges, by Dr. Sanjay Bajpai

Climate Risk Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA): An Approach for Planning and Adaptation Interventions for Water Management, by Dr. Mukand S. Babel

International emerging technology landscape in sustainable water management, by Mr. Khang Lu

Water Quality in Rajasthan: Issues and Challenges, by Dr. Charu Jhamaria

Development and Mamagement of Climate resilient decentralised fresh water sources, by Mr. Akash Bhavsar

Sustainability in management of groundwater is effective jointly with scientific inputs and stakeholder's decision making, by Dr. N. C. Mondal

Innovative Membrane Technologies for Water Purification, by Dr. Nivedita Sahu & Mr. Y V L Ravi Kumar