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Central Water Commission

(Serving the nation since 1945)

Member(Design & Research)

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Profile of Shri A.K. Sinha,
Member (Design & Research)*,
Central Water Commission

Shri A K Sinha, Member(D&R), Central Water Commission has done graduation in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi and Post Graduation in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and joined Central Water Engineering(CWE) Group ‘A’ Service (Central Water Commission) CWC in August, 1983.

He has worked in various capacities in CWC, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation (MoWR, RD & GR). He has worked in various capacity in Ganga Flood Control Commission (GFCC), Central Water Commission (CWC), Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) and Farakka Barrage Project (FBP) since then. Prior to this assignment, he worked as General Manager in Farakka Barrage Project during 2011-2013 and Member (Planning) in Ganga Flood Control Commission during 2013-2017 and Chairman GFCC (2017-2019).

He has contributed in number of technical articles in different national and international seminars/workshops, delivered various lecturers in different training/workshops. He developed mathematical model of flood forecasting on MIKE 11 in Mahanadi basin. He also contributed in development of podium for India by feeding the data of all basins of India in the software developed by IWMI. He has been worked as Chairman, Ganga Flood Control Commission from  27.04.2017 to 30 .06.2019 .

He joined as  Member (D&R) CWC and took over the additional charge of Chairman CWC, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation  w.e.f. 1.7.2019.

* marked as additional charge of Chairman CWC