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Indian Association Of Hydrologists


Indian Association of Hydrologists (IAH) was established in year 1977 under the Society registration Act, 1860 of Government of India.
Aims & Objectives
(a) to advance the study of hydrology and related subjects and promote their application
(b) to disseminate the knowledge and application in the field
(c) to honour individuals for their pioneering and meritorious contribution in the field of hydrology by electing them as honorary life members or inviting them to be patrons of the association.
(d) to publish relevant literature
The association shall maintain close liaison with the Indian Associations dealing with the Hydrology and related subjects.
IAH Secretariate
The IAH headquarters is located at National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee. The contact address is :
Indian Association of Hydrologists
National Institute of Hydrology
Jal vigyan Bhawan
Roorkee  – 247 667, Uttarakhand
Tel : 91 (1332) 248216
Fax : 91 (1332) 272123
E-mail    :
Website :


Office Bearers 




Mr. Ashvin Kumar Balvantray Pandya , Chairman, Central Water Commission, New Delhi


 Prof D.C. Singhal
Emeritus Professor
Department of Hydrology
IIT, Roorkee-247667 


Executive Vice President:
Shri R.D. Singh,
National Institute of Hydrology,


Dr. M. L. Kansal
Department of WRDM,
IIT, Roorkee-247667


Vice Presidents:
Mr. N. K. Bhandari
Secretary, SSCAC
4th. Floor, A Wing, Naramda Bhawan,
Indira Avenue, Vadodara (Gijarat)


Prof. K.C. Patra,
National Institute of Technology Rourkela- 769008


Er. Niladri Naha
Addl. Director, State Water Irrigation Dept., & Chairman, West Bengal Regional Centre


Dr. Shivendra Nath Rai,
Chief Scientist,
NGRI, Hydrabad


Dr. R.P.Pandey
Scientist ‘F’
National Institute of Hydrology
Roorkee -247667


Dr. Avinash Agarwal
Scientist ‘F’
National Institute of Hydrology


Additional Secretary:
Er. R.K. Jain
National Water Development Agency
18-20, Community Centre
Saket, New Delhi-110 017


Dr. A. K. Lohani
Scientist F,
National Institute of Hydrology


Joint Secretaries:
Er. N. N. Rai, Director Hydrology (NE),
Central Water Commision, New Delhi


Dr. Ambrish Kumar
Senior Scientist
Central Soil & Water  Conservation Res. & Trg. Institute, 218, Kaulagarh Road,
Dehradun-248 195


Dr. Rajesh  Singh,
Scientist "B”
National Institute of Hydrology
Roorkee -247667


Er. P.C. Srivastava,
S.E.(Retd.)& Senior Consultant SECON Pvt. Ltd. Moradabad


Editor: Hydrology Journal
Dr. M.K.Jain
Professor, Deptt. Of Hydrology,                     I.I.T. Roorkee-247667


rof. N. K. Khullar
Professor & Head
Deptt. of Civil Engg.
PAU, Ludhiana


Joint Editor: Hydrology Journal
Mr. A.K. Dwivedi
NIH, Roorkee


Dr. Praveen Kumar,
Scientist, IIRS


To advance the study of hydrology and related subjects and promote their application.

To disseminate the knowledge and application in the field.

To honour individual for their pioneering and meritorious contribution in the field of hydrology by electing them as Honorary Life Members or inviting them to be Patrons of the Association.

To publish relevant literature.

To maintain close liaison with the

Indian Associations dealing with the hydrology and related subjects.

Regional Chapters
West Bengal Centre
Chairman : Er. Niladri Naha

Secretary : Mr. T. K. Sinha
Regional office :
Indian Association of Hydrologists
West Bengal Regional Centre
12D/18, Naktala Lane
Kolkata - 700 047

Delhi Centre
Chairman : Mr. A. Shekhar
Secretary : Mr. A. K. Valsalan
IAH is planning to establish Regional Chapter in Tamilnadu, Karnataka and Gujrat.
IAH has been publishing "Hydrology Journal" on quarterly basis since 1980. It is devoted to the publication of scientific papers of national and international significance in the field of hydrology and water resources, including the following topics: (i) Hydrologic design and modelling, (ii) catchment hydrology, (iii) environmental hydrology, (iv) snow and ice hydrology, (v) field instrumentation, (vi) groundwater (vii) unsaturated zone processes, (vii) erosion and sedimentation, (viii) arid and semi-arid hydrology, (ix) hydrometeorology, (x) geophysical and nuclear applications, (xi) remote sensing & GIS, (xii) hydrological extremes , and (xiii) water availability and water balance.
The Journal has a wide circulation covering members from 15 Countries.
Membership Application Form. (Download: DOC Format | PDF Format )
Membership Fee

Membership  Category


Fees (Indian) in Rs.

Institutional Member





Member (individual)

3 years


Life Member

upto 60 years age


above 60 years age


Life fellow



Conversion of Life Member to Life Fellow 



IAH journal has provision of advertisement. The advertisement rates are Rs.8000/- for full page or an insert and Rs.5000/- for half page, for a full volume ( i.e., for one year). For further detail contact: Secretary, IAH.
Guidelines to Author for Preparation of Papers
The manuscript in triplicate or in soft copy (MS word) should be addressed to the Editor, HYDROLOGY Journal at the following address :
Dr. M.K. Jain
Editor, Hydrology Journal
Indian Association of Hydrologists’
Department of Hydrology
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Roorkee – 247 667 (India)

Should be typewritten on only one side of A4 size paper with wide margin on one side. Generally, there is no page charge, but authors are advised to confine their manuscripts to 15 typewritten pages (including abstract, references, tables, and figures). The first page should contain a concise but informative title (not exceeding 70 characters), an abstract not exceeding 200 words, and five keywords (to be used for indexing purpose). Names of the author(s) along with telephone, fax, e-mail numbers of the author(s) should be provided on a separate page. For headings, first capital, and rest small letters in each word for other headings. Five reprints of the published paper will be supplied free of charge and sent to the corresponding author.
Mathematical Symbols and Notations
Symbols should be defined wherever they appear first in the text.
Drawings and Tables
All illustrations (e.g., figures, and drawings) should be drawn on good quality tracing paper with dense black drawing in a proportion so that details (e.g., lines, numbers, symbols, letters) are clearly visible after a reduction to alteast one half of the original size, and shoild be numbered consequently in the order they are mentioned in the text. Each illustration should have a legend; these should be on a separate page and numbered consequently. Tables should also similarly numbered. With new generation DTP softwares, these could be made embedded on the text. Photographs (in black and white, unless otherwise warranted) should be submitted as un-mounted glossy enlargements showing good details and moderate contrast.
References to published literature appearing in the text should be in the form " as mentioned by Todd (1980)" or as given by Katiyar et al. (1993)". These references should be listed alphabetically at the end of the text in the following style:
Todd, D.K., 1980. Groundwater Hydrology, 2nd Ed., John Wiley, New york.
Katiyar, V.S., Juyal, G.P., and Dadhwal, K.S., 1993. Water resource conservation in a mined watershed in the U.P. Himalaya, Hydrology Journal, XVI (1 & 2), 1-13