India Water Impact Summit 2023

  • Inaugurated by Mr Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India.
  • 8th Edition of the summit on November 22, 2023, at the Dr Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi.
  • It is organized by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the Center for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga).
  • The theme of IWIS 2023 is ‘Development vis-à-vis Land, Water and Rivers.
  • It is aimed at uniting scientific experts, stakeholders, and government representatives to address dynamic challenges and opportunities in India’s water sector.
  • Igor Papič, the Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation from the Republic of Slovenia, participated.
  • An MoU was signed by the former President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind with the Republic of Slovenia in 2019.
  • It is aimed at facilitating flood mapping and other technical endeavours within the Ganga basin, bringing together expertise from both nations to address complex challenges in river management.
  • The exhibition featured disruptive, high-impact innovative solutions spanning various sectors, including water, energy, waste, food, agriculture, and transport.
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