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ICRIER’s Program on Capacity Building and Knowledge Dissemination on Urbanisation in India

(Supported by: Global Green Growth Institute, India

National Workshop on Urban Water System in India: A Way Forward

February 23, 2015

In partnership with Global Green Growth Institute, India

Venue: Jacaranda Hall, India Habitat Centre 
New Delhi

Registration and Tea
Welcome Remarks
Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER

Opening Remarks
Dr Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Project Leader & Chairperson, ICRIER

Address by Chief Guest
Shri. Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble, Minister, Road Transport and Highways, and Shipping, Government of India

Session I: Urban Water Systems in India: A Way Forward

Chiar: Dr. Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, ICRIER 
Opening Remarks
by Chair


Dr. Mihir Shah, Former Member, Planning Commission 
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Discussant’s Comments: 
Dr. Arunabha Ghosh, CEO, Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), New Delhi


Tea Break

Session II: Challenges of Ground Water Conservation and Waste Water Treatment

Chair: Prof. A. K. Gosain, IIT Delhi
Presentation of the Ground Water Conservation

Dr. Himanshu Kulkarni, Executive Director, Advanced Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (ACWADAM), Pune

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Discussant’s Comments
Dr. Tushaar Shah, Senior Fellow, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Anand.
Presentation of the Waste Water Treatment:An Approach

Ms. Sayali Joshi, CEO,Shrishti Eco – Research Institute, (SERI), Pune

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Discussant’s Comments
Mr. G. K. Bhat, Chairman, TARU, Gandhinagar


Session II: Case Cities
Chair: Mr. Anjum Parwez, Chairman, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board
Opening Remarks
by Chair
Presentation of the Indore

Mr. Rakesh Singh, Commissioner, Indore Municipal Corporation

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Presentation of the Nagpur

Mr. Shashikant Hastak, Superintending Engineer, Nagpur Municipal Corporation
Mr. Arun Lakhani, Chairman and Managing Director, Vishvaraj Infrastructure Limited, Nagpur

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Discussant’s Comments
Ms. Suneetha KackerWater and Sanitation SpecialistWater and Sanitation Program (WSP)Water Practice, World Bank
Summing up
Dr. Mihir Shah, Former MemberPlanning Commission



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