About the conference

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in association with the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India, is organizing the 3rd India Water Forum (IWF), an international water convention to attract diverse perspectives on the issues related to ensuring water security for billions of people in India and south Asia on 20-22 April 2016. 1st India Water Forum organized in April 2011, focused on various issues related to dynamics of water in the purview of climate change impacts in the region. 2nd India Water Forum organized in October 2013, attracted rich deliberations on aspects related to water use efficiency, to develop a consensual understanding on water use management. With a broad aim of sharing knowledge and wisdom on better water management to attain sustainability, India Water Forum has been successful in providing a multi-dimensional platform for experts like policy makers, industrialists, academicians, researchers, and social and community organizations.

Thematic sessions for 3rd IWF 2016

Besides inaugural and valedictory session the conference is structured into 6 panel discussions spread over three days, focusing the following specific themes.

  • Cleaning Ganga and its role in economic development
  • Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: A model for social empowerment
  • Agriculture and improving water use efficiency
  • Green Infrastructure on water: An alternative for urban water crisis
  • Role of corporate in ensuring water security
  • Trans-boundary waters: Need for collaboration

Who should participate

  • Government officials and Policy Makers
  • National and International Organizations
  • Researchers, Scientists, Academicians, and Water users (Urban and Rural)
  • Corporates and Business Communities
  • NGOs, Pani Panchayats, Water User Association & community organizations
  • Students

How to register

  • Please visit the website and fill up the registration form  (
  • The fees (vide bank demand draft / bank transfer)

Registration fees

Early bird registration on or before 20th February 2016

Professional Delegates

  • Indian- Rs 4000
  • International- 200 US$

Student Delegates

  • Indian- Rs 2000
  • International- 100 US$ 

Late registration till 15th April 2016

Professional Delegates

  • Indian- Rs 5000
  • International- 250 US$

Student Delegates

  • Indian- Rs 3000
  • International- 150 US$ 

Mode of Payment (Either of the following)

  • Demand Draft payable to TERI, New Delhi (mention IWF 2016 on the reverse)
  • Bank Transfer ( mention IWF 2016 in subject)
  • Details of the payment

Name of the beneficiary: The Energy and Resources Institute
Account No. : 5008021009
Name of the bank: Citibank
Address: Jeevan Bharti Building, 4th Floor, 124,
Connaught Place, New Delhi-110001
Swift Code : CITIINBX


India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, 110003, INDIA

Contact details

For more information, please contact 

Dr. Shresth Tayal, Fellow,

Water Resources Division 
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) 
Darbari Seth Block, India Habitat Centre 
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003, INDIA 
Tel: 91-11-2468 2100 / 41504900/Ext: 2236 
Fax: 91-11-2468 2144 / 2468 2145

Please find attached the Brochure for further details


IWF Brochure_2016.pdf

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