The Almora District Administartion, Government of Uttarakhand is organising virtual 'Kosi River Rejuvenation Summit' in association with APAC Digital News Network. It is aimed at creating a knowledge sharing platform to discuss various aspects of river rejuvenation, sustainable Himalayan environment, mitigating climate change effects, leveraging technology & innovation for water resource management.


The virtual knowledge sharing platform will bring together the policymakers, environment experts & researchers, international water experts, industry leaders, academia & innovators to discuss various aspects of river & water management.


25 September 2020

Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat

Hon'ble Chief Minister

Keynote Speaker

U P Singh, IAS

Secretary, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation & Secretary, Ministry of Water Sanitation, Government of India

Programme Mentor

Arvind Singh Hyanki, IAS


Programme Chair

Nitin Bhaduaria, IAS

District Magistrate, Almora
Government of Uttarakhand

Programme Expert

J S Rawat

Kumaon University

-- Organising Members --

Dr R S Rawal

Director (Scientist G)

Dr Vasudha Agnihotri

Scientist - D, Co-Project Investigator (Kosi Project)

Er Kireet Kumar

Scientist G, GPNIHE
Nodal Officer, NMHS

-- Speakers --

Dr Ron Malka

Hon'ble Ambassador
Embassy of Israel, India

Freddy Svane

Hon'ble Ambassador
Royal Danish Embassy, India

Peter Kovacs

Hungarian Co-Chair
India Hungary Joint Water Working Group

G Asok Kumar, IAS

Additional Secretary & Mission Director, National Water Mission, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India

Dan Alluf

MASHAV Counsellor
Science & Agriculture
Embassy of Israel, India

Indra Sen

Assistant Professor
Department of Earth Sciences
IIT Kanpur

Maya Acharaya

Senior Policy Advisor, Water & Infrastructure
Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands
New Delhi

Dr Deepshikha Sharma

Commercial Head (Smart Cities / Water & Environment/ Cleantech), Trade Council, Royal Danish Embassy, New Delhi

Supporting Partners
Country Partners
Institutional Partner
Supporting Partner

Key Themes

 Case Study of Kosi River Rejuvenation
 Global Best Practices of Water Body & River Rejuvenation
 Experiential Learning of Other States
 Ensuring Sustainable Himalayan Environment
 Mitigating Effects of Climate Change
 Technology & Innovation


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Email: souvik@apacnewsnetwork.com

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