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Central Water Commission

(Serving the nation since 1945)



Chairman Sh. S.K Haldar

Name : Sh. S.K Haldar
Date of Birth : 27 November 1961
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)
    • Indian Society for Rock Mechanics and Tunnelling Technology (ISRMTT)
  2. Academic Qualifications
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from Govt. Engineering College, Jabalpur.
  3. International Trainings/assignments:
    • 8 weeks training programme on MIKE 11 and NAM models at Danish Hydraulics Institute, Denmark in June-July, 1999
    • 4 weeks training programme of USAID at Hartford University, Hartford (USA), on Project Monitoring and Evaluation in July, 2004.
    • Joint observation in river Ganges at Hardinge bridge, Bangladesh in March-April, 1998 as team leader of the Indian team.
    • 3 weeks training on “Managing Water Organizations” at IHE, Delft, Netherlands in March, 2016.
  4. Details of Experience:
    • Construction of Polavaram Irrigation Project through Government of AP.
    • Regulation of water resources of Godavari and Krishna basins and resolution of conflicts between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States.
    • Basin-wise assessment of water resources potential and IWRM studies.
    • Hydrological Observations and Flood Forecasting.
    • Monitoring of construction of water resources projects.
    • Real time operation of Maithonand Panchet reservoirs and regulation of water resources of Damodar Valley Reservoir system among various stake holders.
    • Implementation of Command Area Development and Management Programmein Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.
    • Techno-economic appraisal of irrigation and multi-purpose projects.
    • Design of civil structures of thermal power stations.