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Central Water Commission

(Serving the nation since 1945)



Chairman Sh. S.K Haldar

Name : Dr. R.K Gupta
Date of Birth : 17 November 1962
Contact Details : E-mail : chairman-cwc[at]nic[dot]in (Official)
Tel : +91-11-26715351 (O)
Organisation & Address : Central Water Commission
Second Floor (South)
Sewa Bhawan , R.K. Puram Sector-1
New Delhi – 110066
  1. Membership of Professional Societies
    • Life Fellow of India Water Resources Society (IWRS)
  2. Academic Qualifications
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from Delhi College Engineering , Delhi.
    • Master in Technology from IIT Delhi in Applied Mechanics
    • Master of Science in Hydraulic from IHE, Netherlands
    • PhD in Hydraulic from IHE, Netherlands
  3. Details of Experience:
    • He is employed with Central Water Commission, India as Chairman.  He has over 36 years of experience in the field of water resources development and management especially in planning, design and implementation of hydro power and water resources projects.   He has also served as Chairman, Krishna River Management Board looking after the issues related to water sharing and conflict resolution. His expertise is in the field of hydraulic engineering, tunnelling & underground works and hydropower development. His areas of interest are hydraulic engineering, design of dams & hydro-power projects and dam safety aspects.