Speaker Bio & Abstract

Sanjay Marwaha Regional Director
Central Ground Water Board

BiographyMr. Sanjay Marwaha is working as Regional Director with Central Groundwater Board, Department of WR, GR & RD, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Govt. of India. He has done his post graduation from Panjab University, Chandigarh and was awarded University medals for standing First class First both in Under Graduation and Post Graduation. He is credited with number of studies involving related to various facets of ground water specially Managed aquifer recharge in parts of semi-arid areas of country. He has been associated with compilation of five volumes issued by Govt. of India on various topics such as Ground water recharge - techniques, Perspective Plan of Ground water Resources of India, Master plan for Artificial Recharge in India, Punjab water Quality- Issues and Challenges. He has also authored around 50 publications in national and international forums on various aspects of Hydrogeology. He is co-author of a book Clean and Sustainable Ground Water in India published by Springer. He was also associated with one of the most ambitious projects ever taken for mapping of aquifers of India. Now, he is the nodal officer for implementation of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojna (PMKSY) Har Khet Ko Pani (HKKP) Ground water for supporting states for bringing additional areas under assured irrigation utilizing Ground water.