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ABOUT N.D. GULHATI MEMORIAL LECTURE

The N.D. Gulhati memorial lecture is delivered at the ICID Congress by an invited eminent expert from across the world. The aim is to provide an international status and significant developments in irrigation and drainage engineering including all allied aspects like environment, sociology, economics etc. Following eminent experts delivered the N.D. Gulhati memorial lecture in the past.

 

2014

Mr. Jeremiah R.D. Lengoasa, Deputy Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on “Climate Variability and Change: Impacts on Water Availability” at Gwangju, Republic of Korea

[ Full Paper ] [ Presentation ]

2011

Dr. Charles M. Burt (USA) on “The Irrigation Sector Shift from Construction to Modernization: What is required for Success”? at Tehran, Iran [ Full Paper and Presentation ]

2008

Prof. Dr. Chandra A. Madramootoo (Canada), Vice President Hon., ICID on “Irrigation in Context of Today’s Global Food Crisis” at Lahore, Pakistan [Full Paper]

2005

Er. Albert J. Clemmens (USA) on “A Process-Based Approach to Improving the Performance of Irrigated Agriculture” at Beijing, China [Full Paper]

1999

Er. R. Rajkumar, Prof. N.V. Pundarikanthan, Er. K.R. Chezian (India) on “Controlled Water Saving Method for Paddy Cultivation - A Case Study” – prize winning paper for young professionals at Granada, Spain

1996

Ms. Margreet Z. Zwarteveen (Sri Lanka) on “A Plot of One’s Own: Gender Relations and Irrigated Land Allocation Policies in Burkina Faso” – prize winning paper for young professionals at Cairo, Egypt

1993

Er. Marvin E. Jensen (USA), President Hon., ICID on “The Impacts of Irrigation and Drainage on the Environment” at The Hague, Netherlands

1990

Late W.R. Rangeley (UK), President Hon., ICID on “Irrigation at a Crossroads” at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1987

Late Adriaan Volker (The Netherlands), Vice President Hon., ICID on “Role of Failures and Negative Secondary effects in the Development of Irrigation, Drainage and Flood Control” at Casablanca, Morocco

1984

Late K.K. Framji (India), President Hon., ICID on “Past and Likely Future Developments in Irrigation and Drainage and Flood Control Measures in Developing Countries” at Fort Collins, USA

1981

Er. M. Holy (Czech Rep.), President Hon., ICID on “Irrigation Systems and their Role in the Food Crisis” at Grenoble, France

   


We appreciate Mr. Gulhati’s family who donated, in 1981, a modest fund to ICID towards organizing `N.D. Gulhati Memorial Lecture for International Cooperation in Irrigation and Drainage’ as a mark of respect and for perpetuating his memory in appreciation of the services rendered by him to the field of irrigation and drainage.

 

 

 

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