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Aims & Objectives

Main objectives of the Committee which include:

  • The advancement of dams planning, development, management, science & technology, research and education at International level.
  • The establishment of an National forum for planners, administrators, managers, scientists, engineers, educators & others who are associated with dam engineering.
  • Encouragement & collaboration with and support of International programmes in the fields of dam engineering including cooperation with other organizations, in the activities of common interest.
  • To encourage membership in the Committee.
    To host the ICOLD Meetings.
    To provide an information service to all concerned with Dam Engineering about the development of techniques, new trends and experience gained by others to enable updating of knowledge.
    To allow specialists in the various disciplines to discuss their experiences, research work and of techniques at various fora.
    To act as a coordination body in India for International Commission on Large Dams.

    The above Mission is being achieved by:

  • By constituting of INCOLD Committees on the various topics in line with ICOLD technical committees.
  • By circulating the draft reports/bulletins received from the Technical Committees of ICOLD among the experts in India to elicit their comments/suggestions. Discussions on these are included in the agenda of the Annual Meetings of ICOLD, held in various countries.
  • To publish Newsletter Half yearly.
  • To organize/conduct workshop and symposia at a regular interval to address the various issues in dam engineering.
  • To publish technical literature and to contribute information on different aspects of water resources development and management related to dam.
  • To provide forum for the decision makers, planners etc. to exchange information on the various issues such as dam safety evaluation, rehabilitation and resettlement, RCC dams, instrumentation of existing dams etc.
  • To arrange contribution of more numbers of papers in the ICOLD Congress/Symposia/Workshops etc. projecting the national expertise in the field of dam engineering.
  • Establishing cooperative arrangements and partnerships with key government agencies, professional organizations and major dam owners to increase INCOLD’s effectiveness in the industry.