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April 15: Climate Change: Engineering and Economics of Water Resources Management, at IEI Roorkee
Liberty Institute, India Sunday, April 15, 2012
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Institution of Engineers, local centre at IIT Rourkee, and Liberty Institute are collaborating to host a one-day workshop to explore the interface between science and engineering knowledge, on the one hand, and economics and public policy priorities on the other, in the context of the climate change discourse. A key thrust of this workshop is on water resource management.

 

One day workshop on
Climate Change:

Science, Engineering and Economics of Water Resources Management 

Roorkee, 15 April 2012

 

Jointly Organised by

The Institution of Engineers (India), Roorkee Local Centre

IIT Roorkee Campus, Roorkee (Uttarakhand)

and
Liberty Institute, New Delhi
in partnership with
Friedrich Naumann - Stiftung fur die Freiheit

Supported by

Ministry of Earth Sciences, India, and

Natural Environment Research Council, UK

This conference on climate change is a part of a series of similar events being organised by Liberty Institute. The concept note with some background information is available here.

Venue: The Institution of Engineers (India), Roorkee Local Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Campus
Date: 15 April 2012
Time: 9 am to 5.30 pm

WorkshopProgram

 

09:30-10:00                  Registration

 

10:00-10.40                   Inauguration

 

10:40-11:00                  InauguralTea

 

11:00-13:00                  Session 1: Hydrological stress: Adaptive capacities of agriculture

 

Time

Theme

Speaker

11:00-11:40

Impact of Climate Change on Hydrologic Extremes in India

R.D. Singh

11:40-12:20

Adaptation in Indian Agriculture: Escaping the drought trap

B. Mitra

12:20-13:00

Mitigating Climate change impacts on Indian agriculture through improved irrigation water management: An overview of NERC-MoES CWC Project

CSP Ojha

Er. R.D. Singh, Director, National Institute ofHydrology, Roorkee

Barun Mitra, Director, Liberty Institute, New Delhi

CSP Ojha, Dept. of Civil Engg., IIT Roorkee

 

 

 

13:00-14:00                 Lunch

 


14:00-15:30                  Session 2: Assessing Water Resources

 

Time

Theme

Speaker

14:00-14:30

Impact of Climate Change on Hydropower Generation

S.K. Jain

14:30-15:00

Enhanced heuristic reservoir rule curves and climate change impacts

A.J. Adeloye

15:00-15:30

Impact of climate change on glaciers and water resources

M. Arora

Dr S.K. Jain, Chair Professor, Dept. of Water Resources Dev. &
Management, IIT Roorkee

Dr A.J. Adeloye, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Dr. Manohar Arora, Scientist, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee

 

 

15:30-15:45                  Tea

 

15:45-16:45                  Session 3: Governance and Public Policy Issues

 

Time

Theme

Speaker

15:45-16:10

From climate impacts assessment to adaptive management of water resources

Ian Holman

16:10-16:35

Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessments : Climate Change

A.K. Nema

16:35-17:00

Form of Governance: Management of Groundwater Resources in India – An Interstate Analysis: 1980-2000

Hariprasad C.G.

Dr Ian Holman, Cranfield University, United Kingdom

Dr. A.K. Nema, Dept. of Civil Engg., IIT Delhi

Hariprasad C.G., School of International Studies, JawaharlalNehru University, New Delhi

 

 

 

17:00-17:20                 Valedictory Session

                                    Panel Discussion /Recommendations

 

17:20-17:30                  Tea

 

 

Coordinator:


Bhola R. Gurjar, PhD
Assoc. Professor, Environmental Engg. Group
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Roorkee # 247 667, INDIA

Tel: (+91 1332) 285881, (+91) 9927141416
Email: brgurjar@gmail.com, bholafce@iitr.ernet.in

 

 

Partner organisations

Liberty Institute
4/8 Sahyadri, Plot 5, Sector 12
Dwarka, New Delhi-110078. India
Tel: +91-11-28031309
Email:
info@libertyinstitute.org.in
Websites: www.InDefenceofLiberty.org| www.EmpoweringIndia.org | www.ChallengingClimate.org

Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit
Regional Office, South Asia
USO House, 6 Special Institutional Area
New Delhi-110067. India
Websites:
www.freiheit.org| www.southasia.fnst.org

This article was published in the Liberty Institute on Sunday, April 15, 2012.
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