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Indian National Committee on Climate Change

Indian National Committee on Climate Change (INCCC)

R&D Programme of MoWR

 

 

Secretariat

National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee-247667
Uttarakhand
Phone: 01332-272106
Fax: 01332-272123 / 273976
Email: rdsingh@nih.ernet.in
Website: www.nih.ernet.in

 

Chairman

Director, National Water Mission

 

 

Member Secretary

Director, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee

 

 

Constitution of Indian National Committee on Climate Change (INCCC)

1.

Sri Nikhilesh Jha,
Additional Secretary & Mission Director,National Water Mission Mowr,RD & GR

Chairman

2.

Ms. N.R.Deshpande Sc. ‘D’

Director Indian Institute of Tropical Meterology(IITM)

Member

3.

Sri Joginder Singh
Advisor(Technical),

National Water Mission,Mowr,RD & GR

Member

4.

Sri Akhilesh Gupta,

Advisor , National Mission for Strategic Knowledge for Climate Change,Department of Science & Technology

Member

5.

Sri S.k. Gangwar

Director (R&D), MoWR,PP Wing R&D Divison

Member

6.

Director(Finance),

Mowr,RD & GR

Member

7.

Er. M .P .Singh,

Chief Engineer (P&D), Central Water Commission(CWC)

Member

8.

Dr G. C. Pati

Member (TT&WQ),Central Ground Water Board

Member

9.

Prof. Manju Mohan,
Centre for Atmospheric Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology,Delhi

Member

10.

Prof. S. N. Tripathi,
Dept. of civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology,Kanpur

Member

11.

Prof. P. P. Majumdar,
Dept. of civil Engineering

IISc, Bangalore

Member

12.

Dr. V.Selvam,

Director of the Coastal System research Programme

Member

13.

Director, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee

Member Secretary

14.

Ms.Ravinder Kaur
Project Director
Water Technology Centre(IARI)

INVITEES

15.

Dr. Vijay Kumar
Scientist ‘F’/Director

M/o Earth Sciences  

INVITEES

 

Project Proposal

Subject Domain

  • Downscaling of climate change models
  • Assessment of impact of climate change on water resources.
  • Adaptation strategies for changing climate scenario.
  • Studies proposed on strategy in I.5 of National Water Mission.

Functions of the Committee

    1. To give advice to Central and State Governments and their agencies on matters related to Climate Change; to appoint expert panels to consider special problems to advice the committee.
    1. To prepare and periodically update the state of art in the country in different branches of Climate Change; to disseminate information related to Climate Change by way of publishing journals, research news/digests; to support and conduct mass awareness programmes like seminars/ conferences/ workshops; and to arrange R&D review sessions for Climate Change.
    2. To undertake studies on evolution of Climate Change and introduce perspective planning for research in Climate Change.
    3. To recommend funding for the infrastructure development of Climate Change research institutions; to recommend recognition of Centres of Excellence in Climate Change; to maintain effective cooperation with other National Committees /Boards, related GoI/State Ministries, CSIR Labs, IITs, Engineering Colleges and Polytechnics, Universities and other academic institutions.
    4. To coordinate the R&D activities in Climate Change in general and to coordinate R&D programme of the MoWR in particular; to monitor the progress made by the executing institutions on research schemes; to identify areas which need immediate attention; to avoid overlaps in the research programmes of the different institutions, to invite and encourage R&D proposals in areas where work being done is inadequate; to encourage the national institutions, voluntary, professional bodies and non commercial NGOs to take up R&D in Climate Change.
    5. To promote HRD programmes, leading to specialisation of research staff and recommend encouragement for the outstanding research personnel.
    6. To promote and coordinate effective participation of India in the international programmes related to Climate Change and to act as national committee for such international bodies where required.
    7. To encourage indigenous industry through loans to take up technological development in Climate Change.