Mohali (Punjab), [India], Dec 9 (ANI): In order to promote sustainable policies for water management, India is organising the first international conference on ‘Sustainable Water Management’ on December 10-11 here in which experts from across the globe will participate.

“Governor of Himachal Pradesh Acharya Devvrat and Secretary, Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, U P Singh will be the Guest of Honour at the inaugural session of the conference,” said an official statement.

The conference is being jointly organised by the National Hydrology Project, and Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation in collaboration with the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) at the Indian School of Business, Mohali.

A number of experts from reputed organisations from India and foreign countries including Australia, United Kingdom, US, Spain, Netherlands, Republic of Korea, Canada, Germany and Sri Lanka will participate in the event and will share their expertise in the use of modern technology that will assist in the sustainable development of water resources.

According to the official statement, the conference aims at fostering the participation of and dialogue between various stakeholders, including Indian and foreign governments and the scientific and academic communities. “This event will assist in creating awareness and solution regarding water-related problems and promoting better management of water resources at local, regional, national and international levels,” added the statement. (ANI)

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