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Central Water Commission

(Serving the nation since 1945)

Welcome to Indian National Committee on Surface Water

The Indian National Committee on Surface Water (INCSW) is an apex body to the R&D activities in Surface Water in general and R&D programme of MoWR in particular and to promote and coordinate effective participation of India in the international programmes related to Surface Water and to act as national committee for such international bodies where required.

INCSW is headed by Chairman, CWC and Director, INCSW, CWC is Member Secretary and there are 12 members representing MoWR/CWC, CSMRS, CWPRS, NIH, DST/DSIR/CSIR, Min. of Agr., WALMIs, IIT, NGOs etc. INCSW’s main objective is to promote research work in the field of Water Resources Engineering (Surface Water aspect) by providing platform to academicians/experts in the Universities, IITs, recognised R&D laboratories, Water Resources/ Irrigation departments of the Central and State Governments and NGOs under R&D Programme of Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR). INCSW acts as an Indian arm of ICID.