International Commission on Irrigation & Drainage Commission Interationale des Irrigation et du Drainage

Direct Members

Dr. Mitthan Lal Kansal, currently working as NEEPCO Chair Professor and Head in the Depart of Water Resources Development and Management at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India. He is a civil engineering graduate with post-graduation in water resources engineering. He obtained his Ph.D from Delhi University (India) and holds the Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management. Previously, he worked as associate professor in the department of WRD&M, IIT Roorkee and served at Delhi Technical University, Delhi (erstwhile, Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi), NIT Kurukshetra, IIT Delhi and NIH, Roorkee (India) at various levels.

He has contributed substantially by providing consultancy services to various national and international agencies of repute. He has worked in various administrative capacities such as Associate Dean of Students Welfare and a Chairman, Co-ordinating Committee of IIT Roorkee and national expert for several bodies.

Water Resources, Planning & Management, Water Supply, Rural & Urban, Hydropower System Planning, Sustainable Development, E-Flows, Water Quality, Monitoring & Modelling, Performance Evaluation, Water Resources Projects, Hydraulics of Flow, Pipe & Open Channel, Hydrology, Surface and Sub-surface Hydrology, System Design / Optimization Techniques, Application in Water Resources Problems


Address : Department of Water Resource Development & Management, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), Roorkee 247 667, Uttarakhand

Telephone : ~91 - 1332 - 285749

Mobile : (~91) 9412919302

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