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Regional Coordination Committee

To ensure effective coordination between the CFMS/Regional Centre and the various academic and field organisations in the region, who are engaged in water resources research and development and to advise the CFMS/Regional Centre in all technical and scientific matters, the Society has approved constitution of Regional Coordination Committee for each CFMS/Regional Centre. The Regional Coordination Committee also examines the proposals for diversification of activities of the Centre.

Experts from field organisations and academic Institutes of the region covered by the Regional Centre are members of the Regional Coordination Committee with Director, NIH as the Chairman.

Various Regional Coordination Committees are given below

Regional Coordination Committees
Regional Coordination Committees
1. DECCAN HARD ROCK REGIONAL CENTRE, BELGAUM
1 CHAIRMAN Director, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee
MEMBERS
Central Govt. Institutions
2 Regional Director, Central Ground Water Board, Bangalore
3 Chief Engineer, Krishna and Godavari Basin Organisation, CWC, Hyderabad
4 Nominee of Director, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pashan, Pune
5 Nominee of Director, NRSC, Balanagar, Hyderabad, AP
State Govt. Institutions
6 Chief Engineer, Water Resources Development Organization, Bangalore
7 Chief Engineer, Water Resources Dept., Goa
8 Chief Engineer (Project II and HP-II), Kerala State Irrigation Department, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala
9 Chief Engineer, Hydrology Project (Surface Water), Nashik
10 Chief Engineer, State Ground and Surface Water Resources Data Centre, Chennai
11 Director, Groundwater Survey and Development Agency, Pune
12 Director, State Groundwater Deptt., Thiruvanthapuram
13 Director, State Ground Water Department, Hyderabad
14 Chief Engineer (Hydrology), I&CAD Deptt., Hyderabad
15 Director, WTC, TNAU, Coimbatore, TN
Academic Institutions
16 Nominee of Director, NIT, Trichy, TN
17 Nominee of Director, IISc, Bangalore
NGOs and Individual Experts
18 Prof. Lakshman Nandagiri, Deptt. Of Applied Mechanics, National Institute of Technology(NIT), Surathkal, Mangalore
19 Prof. A.G. Chachadi, Deptt. of Geology, Goa University, Goa
20 Director, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment, Bangalore
21 Director, Dhan Foundation, Madurai, Tamilnadu
22 MEMBER SECRETARY Head, Deccan Hard Rock Regional Centre, Belgaum
2 .WESTERN HIMALAYAN REGIONAL CENTRE, JAMMU
1 CHAIRMAN Director, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee
MEMBERS
Central Govt. Institutions
2 Regional Director, North West Himalayan Region (NWHR), Central Ground Water Board, Jammu
3 Nominee of Director Snow & Avalanche Study Establishment (RDC), Him Parisar, Chandigarh
4 Nominee of Director, GB Pant Institute of Himalayan Environ. & Development, Almora (Uttarakhand)
5 Chief Engineer (Indus Basin), Central Water Commission, Chandigarh
6 Director, India Meteorological Department (IMD), Srinagar
7 Nominee of Director, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun
8 Regional Director, Geological Survey of India, Jammu
9 Director, Central Water Commission, Jammu
10 Representative of Bhakra Beas Management Board, Chandigarh
State Govt. Institutions
11 Chief Engineer, Irrigation and Flood Control Department (I&FC, J&K), Jammu
12 Nominee of Engineer-in-Chief, Irrigatioin and Public Health (I&PH) Department (HP), Shimla
13 Nominee of Engineer-in-Chief, Irrigation Department (Uttarakhand Govt.), Dehradun
14 Regional Director, J & K State Pollution Control Board, Jammu
Academic Institutions
15 Chief Scientist & Head (WM), Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST), Jammu
16 Nominee of Director, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar
17 Nominee of Vice-Chancellor, Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishav- Vidhyalaya (HPKV), Palampur
NGOs and Individual Experts
18 Prof. M. N. Kaul, Department of Geography, University of Jammu, Jammu
19 Mr. Chewang Norphel, Chief Project Officer, Leh Nutrition Project, Leh, Laddakh, J&K
20 Maj. Gen. (Retd.) G. S. Jamwal, President, J&K Paryavaran Sanstha, Jammu
21 MEMBER SECRETARY
Head, Western Himalayan Regional Centre, Jammu
3. GANGA PLAINS SOUTH REGIONAL CENTRE, BHOPAL
1 CHAIRMAN Director, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee
MEMBERS
Central Govt. Institutions
2 Chief Engineer, Narmada Basin, Central Water Commission (CWC), Bhopal
3 Regional Director, North Central Region (NCR), Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
4 Director, Meteorological Centre, India Meteorological Department (IMD), Bhopal
5 Nominee (dealing with water resources) of Director, CSIR-AMPRI Regional Research Laboratory (RRL), Bhopal
6 Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) Zonal Office, Bhopal
State Govt. Institutions
7 Chief Engineer, BODHI, Bhopal
8 Chief Engineer, Chambal Betwa Basin, Water Resources Department (WRD), Bhopal
9 Chief Engineer, Dhasan-Ken Basin, WRD, Sagar
10 Chief Engineer, MG Basin, Raipur, Chhatisgarh
11 Chief Engineer, Betwa Pariyojna, Jhansi (UP)
12 Chief Engineer, Sone Basin, Bihar
13 Superintending Engineer, Ground Water Survey, WRD, Bhopal
14 Nominee of MP Council of Science & Technology
Academic Institutions
15 Chief Engineer, & Director, Irrigation Management and Training Institute (IMTI), Kota
16 Nominee of Director (dealing with water resources), Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal
17 Nominee of Director, Water and Land Management Institute (WALMI), Bhopal
NGOs and Individual Experts
18 Samaj Pragati Sahyog, Dewas
19 Development Alternatives, Jhansi
20 Dr Salim Romani, Chairman (Retd.), Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), Bhopal
21 MEMBER SECRETARY Head, Ganga Plains South Regional Centre, Bhopal
4. DELTAIC REGIONAL CENTRE, KAKINADA
1 CHAIRMAN Director, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee
MEMBERS
Central Govt. Institutions
2 Director, Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar
3 Regional Director, Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), SE Coastal Region, Chennai
4 Chief Engineer (Krishna & Godavari Basin), Central Water Commission, Hyderabad
5 Nominee (dealing with water resources) of Director, National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad
6 Head, WR Division, National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Hyderabad
7 Director, Directorate of Water Management, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Bhubaneswar
8 Nominee of Director, Water Resources Centre, Anna University, Chennai
9 Nominee of Director, National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Chennai
State Govt. Institutions
10 Engineer-in-Chief , Rural Water Supply and Sanitation (RWS & S), Hyderabad
11 Nominee of Director General, AP State Remote Sensing Applications Centre (APSRAC), Hyderabad
12 Managing Director, West Bengal Minor Irrigation Corporation, State Water Investigation Directorate, Kolkata
13 Nominee of Member Secretary, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board, Hyderabad
Academic Institutions
14 Nominee (dealing with water resources) of Vice Chancellor, Jawahar Lal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Kakinada
NGOs and Individual Experts
15 Prof. L Elango, Anna University, Chennai
16 Dr K P Sudheer, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras
17 Prof B E Vijayam, PROGRESS, Hyderabad
18 Dr T P Raghunath, Pondicherry Science Forum, Puducherry
19 MEMBER SECRETARY Head, Deltaic Regional Centre, Kakinada
5.CENTRE FOR FLOOD MANAGEMENT STUDIES, GUWAHATI
1 CHAIRMAN Director, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee
MEMBERS
Central Govt. Institutions
2 Advisor (IFC&WSM), North East Council Secretariat, Shillong
3 Chief Engineer (B&B Basin), Central Water Commission, Shillong
4 Regional Director, Central Ground Water Board, Guwahati
5 Deputy Director General (DDG), Regional Meteorological Centre, India Meteorological Department, Guwahati
6 General Manager, Brahmaputra Board, Guwahati
7 Director, North-East Space Application Centre (NE-SAC), Shillong
State Govt. Institutions
8 Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board, Shillong
9 Chief Engineer, Department of Water Resources, Govt. of Assam, Guwahati
10 Chief Engineer, Water Resources Department, Govt. of Meghalaya, Shillong
11 Nominee of Sikkim State Council of Science & Technology
Academic Institutions
12 Nominee of Director, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Nirjuli
13 Nominee of Director, North Eastern Regional Institute of Water and Land Management (NERIWALM), Tezpur
14 Nominee (dealing with water resources) of Director, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati
15 Nominee (dealing with water resources) of Vice-Chancellor, Manipur University, Imphal
16 Nominee (dealing with water resources) of Vice-Chancellor, North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong
NGOs and Individual Experts
17 Dr Biswajit Sarma, Director Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) TDB T Net Centre, Jorhat Engg. College, Jorhat
18 Dr Biplab B Basu, Director, School of Fundamental Research, Kolkata
19 Aaranyak, Guwahati
20 MEMBER SECRETARY Head, Centre for Flood Management Studies, Guwahati
6. CENTRE FOR FLOOD MANAGEMENT STUDIES, PATNA
1 CHAIRMAN Director, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee
MEMBERS
Central Govt. Institutions
2 Chief Engineer, Central Water Commission (CWC), Patna
3 Representative of Chairman, Ganga Flood Control Commission (GFCC), Patna (not below the rank of Director)
4 Director, India Meteorological Department (IMD), Patna
5 Regional Director, Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), Patna
6 Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna
7 Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) Zonal Office, Kolkata
State Govt. Institutions
8 Chief Engineer (Civil), Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), Maithon
9 Chief Engineer (Irrigation and Waterways), Kolkata
10 Chief Engineer (Design, Master Planning & Hydrology), Ranchi
11 Chief Engineer (WR), Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Department, Lucknow
12 Chief Engineer (Monitoring), Water Resources Department, Patna
Academic Institutions
13 Nominee (dealing with water resources) of Director, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Patna
14 Nominee (dealing with water resources) of Director, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Patna
15 Chief Engineer & Director, Water and Land Management Institute (WALMI), Patna
NGOs and Individual Experts
16 Society for Rural Industrialization, Ranchi
17 Prof S P Sinha, Society for Hill Resource Management School, Daltonganj-Jharkhand
18 MEMBER SECRETARY Head, Centre for Flood Management Studies, Patna

The Technical Advisory Committee of National Institute of Hydrology in its 65th meeting held on May 14, 2012 approved the revised composition of the Regional Coordination Committees (RCCs).