About Cell

Er Omkar Singh
Scientist-G & Head
Technical Cell
National Institute of Hydrology
Roorkee – 247667 (Uttarakhand),
India Ph: (Off.) 01332-249226
Email: omkar[dot]nihr[at]gov[dot]in

About Cell:

Technical Cell is responsible for the coordination and management of research activities within the Institute set up, and for networking and liaison with ministries, academic and research organizations, industry, NGOs, UNESCO, UKCEH, WMO, etc. RMOD is set up to facilitate effective dissemination of scientific output of the Institute. Apart from above, the division also undertakes R&D studies, sponsored projects/consultancy.


  • To coordinate research activities among Scientific Divisions & RCs
  • To coordinate and liaise with the Ministry of Jal Shakti (GoI) and other ministries and departments of the Central and State Governments
  • To promote and disseminate research outputs with the academia, industry, CBOs, planners,etc..
  • To explore the evolution of programmes in emerging and niche areas


  • Coordination of technical/scientific meetings (WG, TAC, etc.)
  • Preparation of documents (e.g. Output-Outcome/Result Framework Document (RFD), Input for Jal- Charcha Magazine, NIH input for AR of MoJS, etc.)
  • Publication of NIH newsletter/Preparation of thematic videos of R&D activities
  • Coordination of IEC activities and capacity building programmes
  • S&T dissemination (documentation, media cell activities, AV unit, exhibitions, training cell activities, IPR cell activities, ISO activities)
  • Coordinating review of NIH technical reports
  • Promotion of international cooperation

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