India Water Impact Summit 2012

India Water Impact Summit 2012

Managing Ganga and Other Water Bodies

3-5 December 2012

Habitat World, IHC, New Delhi, India

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The Ganga River basin is the most populated and as a result most polluted river basin in the world. Nearly 500 million people living in the basin that  depend on the river body for their water needs as well as livelihood in many instances.

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K), ETI Dynamics, European Business and Technology Centre, World Water Council and other organisations are delighted to announce this very important initiative that will provide the much necessary impetus of developing water and environment infrastructure along the Ganga and other water bodies in India.

Summit Highlights

1. In-depth discussions and presentations on the state of River Ganga and other water bodies in India.

2. A Platform to bring all stakeholders together to discuss, debate and develop model solutions for some of the biggest water related problems in India.

3. The Summit will showcase new technological innovations, research, policy frameworks and investment models from around the world and from within India.

4. Discussions on Water/Energy, Water/Health, Water/Food and new Water Economics

5. Multi-country dialogue to strengthen India‚Äôs international collaborations  to further R&D in Water sector

6. Showcase for Regional projects

7. Platform for civil society and faith leaders to engage with scientific, engineering, industry, finance and  Government representatives

8. Three key tracks to discuss topics in depth

>  Economics & Policy 

>  Solutions - Science, Technology & Engineering

>  Specialist Roundtables

Call for Papers

The Summit will showcase innovative solutions for some of the biggest problems that India is facing. Papers can be presented through oral submissions (as part of panels) or poster presentations.


> Water Economics

> Solving big problems

> PPP, Finance and Investment Models

Important Dates:

> Open call for papers. Papers will be accepted up until 25 November 2012

Technology Showcase

The Summit will offer a unique platform for innovative companies to showcase their cutting edge technologies to project stakeholders and decision makers. Up to 35 new technologies will be presented at the Summit. These will include waste-water treatment solutions, smart-grid, energy & water efficiency and many more.   

There are only a limited number of places available on first come first served basis. For more registration details or to book a place please send an email to


Projects Showcase

Muncipal Administrations, Industrial clusters or other project stakeholders can showcase projects for which they are seeking technology, engineering and financial solutions. Up to 25 projects will be presented at the Summit. These will include a mix of public as well as private projects.