Department of Civil Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad, Maharashtra,India


Online International Conference On

Sustainable Water Resources Development and Management

Conference Brochure Selected papers of the conference will be published in 1)"Journal of Indian Water Resources Society", IIT Roorkee 2) "Journal of Indian Association for Environmental Management", CSIR-NEERI, Nagpur

8-9 March 2021

In Association with

Ujjain Engineering College, Ujjain, (M.P.) (Under TEQIP-III-Twinning Activity)
Indian Society for Hydraulics(ISH) & Indian Water Resources Society (IWRS), Aurangabad Local Centre

In association with

About The Conference

This conference is primarily intended to focus on issues related with water such as quality, quantity, management and planning are of vital importance for the benefits of water resource faculties /engineers / policy makers/ scientists working in the field of planning, design, construction, maintenance and research and development. The recent technological and scientific developments associated with the management of surface and sub-surface water resources along with climate change scenario and sustainability issue will be presented in the conference.

Paper Submission

Authors are expected to submit the full length paper in soft copy through below EasyChair link.

EasyChair Link

Conference Brochure

Author Guidelines

Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of Full length papers: 20 February 2021

Acceptance of Paper: up to 22 February 2021

Conference Date: 8-9 March 2021

About US

Government Engineering College Aurangabad

The Institute has been established in 1960 to meet the growing demand for technical man power in the State of Maharashtra. The Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad is one of renowned institute in Maharashtra. and its establishment has fulfilled the aspirations of people of Marathwada region. The institute offered UG programs in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical, Electronics and Telecommunications, Computer Science and Engineering and Information Technology. The Post‐graduate programs leading to Masters Degree in Engineering have been introduced in the year 1986. The institute is functioning as an autonomous institute affiliated to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad since academic year 2006‐07. The Institute is situated in the heart of Aurangabad city at about 1 Km from railway station, sprawling over a campus of around 22 acres. The institute has been selected for funding under TEQIP‐Phase‐III, during which the focus will be on PG, Ph.D. programmes, research and development activities.

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering is one of the oldest department offering one undergraduate and 2 postgraduate programmes. The postgraduate programme includes M.E. Civil- Water Resources Engineering (Full Time) and M. E. Civil-Soil Engineering (Part-Time). The department is recognized as a Quality Improvement Programme (QIP) Centre since 2012 for faculty members from other institutions to carry out their research leading to Ph.D. degree. The department has excellent laboratories to cater to both UG, PG and research programmes.

Indian Society for Hydraulics (ISH Aurangabad Local Centre)

The Indian Society for Hydraulics (ISH) is a technical, educational and non-profit-making voluntary organization. ISH provides a forum for knowledge dissemination among engineers, academicians, researchers and scientists working in the area of hydraulics and allied disciplines. Its headquarter is at CWPRS, Pune. ISH has awarded Aurangabad Local Centre to Dept. of Civil Engineering, Govt. College of Engineering Aurangabad in October 2015 for undertaking different activities for the benefit of Research Scholars, Post Graduate students, working engineers and society.

Indian Water Resources Society (IWRS Aurangabad Local Centre)

Indian Water Resources Society (IWRS) was founded in 1980 with its headquarters at IIT Roorkee. The main objective of IWRS is advancement of knowledge in technical and policy aspects of water resources development and management. IWRS serves as a platform for free and frank discussions amongst those concerned with water related issues. IWRS has awarded Aurangabad Local Centre to Dept. of Civil Engineering, Govt. College of Engineering Aurangabad in October 2015 for undertaking different activities for the benefit of Research Scholars, Post Graduate students, working engineers and society.


  • River basin management, Irrigation planning and management
  • Watershed development and management, Rainwater harvesting, Artificial recharge
  • Impacts of climate change on water resources planning and management
  • Groundwater issues and modeling
  • Mathematical modeling and simulation techniques in water resources and environmental engineering
  • Application of Soft computing techniques and GIS to water resources and environmental engineering
  • HEC-RAS, SWAT, MIKE, MODFLOW models applications
  • Socio-economic aspects and governance in the water sector
  • Water Quality, Waste water treatment and Management
  • Storm water management
  • Conveyance and Water Distribution Systems
  • Any other topic related to water resources engineering

Keynote Speakers

Here are our Keynote speakers

Speaker 1

Prof. D. Nagesh Kumar

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore India
Prof. Satish Dhawan Chair Professor
Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering
Associate Faculty, Centre for Earth Sciences (CEaS)
Associate Faculty, Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research,
Associate Faculty, Divecha Centre for Climate Change (DCCC)
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore India

Speaker 3

Dr. Venkatesh Merwade

Purdue university USA
Professor, Hampton Hall of Civil Engineering
Purdue University USA

Speaker 6

Dr. Eldho T.I.

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Institute Chair Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay India

Speaker 4

Prof. K.L. Katsifarakis

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Greece
Dean, Faculty of Engineering
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Greece

Speaker 5

Dr. V. Jothiprakash

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay India Professor
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Powai, Mumbai 400 076, India

Speaker 6

Prof. M.M. Ghangrekar

Professor, Civil Engineering
Professor-in-Charge of Aditya Choubey Center for Re-Water Research
Head, P.K Sinha Centre for Bioenergy and Renewables
Chairperson, School of Environmental Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur India

Speaker 7

Prof. Ashish Pandey

Professor & Head
Department of Water Resources Development & Management,
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
ROORKEE-247 667, Uttarakhand, India.



Dr. Abhay Wagh
Director, Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra State

Prof. Mahesh Shivankar
Joint Director, Technical Education Regional Office, Aurangabad

Dr. P.B. Murnal
Principal, GEC Aurangabad


Dr. N.R. Bhasme TEQIP Coordinator, GEC Aurangabad

Dr. Sunil Punjabi TEQIP Coordinator, UEC Ujjain

Prof. R. P. Chaudhari Twinning Activity Coordinator, GEC Aurangabad

Dr. Raghavendra Singh Twinning Activity Coordinator, UEC, Ujjain

Dr. A. S. Khan Head of Civil Engg. Dept., UEC, Ujjain

Dr. G. K. Patil
Head of Civil Engg. Dept., GEC Aurangabad

Dr. D.G. Regulwar
Professor of Civil Engineering
Chairman: ISH Aurangabad Local Centre and IWRS Aurangabad Local Centre

Dr. U.J.Kahalekar

Dr. R. V. Shetkar

Dr. R.M. Damgir

Dr. Mrs. S.S. Koranne
Scientific Advisory Committee

Prof. D. Nagesh Kumar, IISc, Banglore
Prof. P. P. Mujumdar, IISc, Banglore
Prof. M. C. Deo, IIT, Mumbai
Er. D.D. Tawar, Chief Engineer and Chief Administrator, CADA,WRD, Aurangabad
Prof. V. Jothiprakash, IIT, Mumbai
Prof. T. I. Eldho, IIT, Mumbai
Prof. Venkatesh Merwade, Purdue University, USA
Prof. M. M. Ghangrekar, IIT, Kharagpur
Prof. M. L. Kansal, IIT, Roorkee
Prof. K.L. Katsifarakis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Prof. Ashish Pandey, IIT, Roorkee
Prof. C. V. Chandramouli, Purdue University Northwest, USA
Prof. V. R. Desai, IIT, Kharagpur
Prof. Martina Zelenakova, TUK, Slovakia
Prof. P. Anand Raj, NIT, Warangal
Prof Ashok Mishra, Clemson University, USA
Prof. Faisal Anwar, Curtin University, Australia
Prof. N. V. Umamahesh, NIT, Warangal
Prof. K. V. Jayakumar, NIT, Warangal
Prof. Hazi Azamathulla, University of West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Prof. K. S. Raju, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad
Prof. B.V. Mudgal, Anna University, Chennai
Dr. L. R. Rangnath, CWPRS, Pune
Prof. Rajesh Gupta, VNIT, Nagpur
Prof. P. L. Patel, SVNIT, Surat
Dr. A. K. Lohani, NIH, Roorkee
Dr. Sanjay Jain, NIH, Roorkee
Dr. RAAJ Ramsankaran, IIT Mumbai
Prof. S. M. Yadav, SVNIT, Surat
Prof. A.V. Sriram, UVCE, Banglore University, Bengaluru
Dr. V. L. Manekar, SVNIT, Surat
Dr. Manish Kumar Goyal, IIT Indore
Prof. M. Krishnaveni, Anna University, Chennai
Prof. S. M. Narulkar, SGSITS, Indore
Prof. S. D. Gorantiwar, MPKV, Rahuri
Prof. H. L. Tiwari, MANIT, Bhopal
Dr. Santosh Pingale, NIH, Roorkee
Er. Rakesh Kumar, Engineer in Chief (Retd), Himachal Pradesh
Dr. H. H. Shinde, MGM University, Aurangabad
Prof. T.M.V. Suryanarayana, M.S. University of Baroda


Dr. R. Arunkumar, NIT, Calicut
Dr. C. M. Rao, NIT, Jamshedpur
Dr. Ashwini Mirajkar, VNIT, Nagpur
Dr. P. V. Timbadiya, SVNIT, Surat
Prof. S. K. Ukarande, KJSIEIT, Mumbai
Dr. Shashikanth Kulkarni, UCE, Osmania University, Hyderabad
Dr. A. Vasan, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad
Dr. Rajesh Joshi, GBPNIHE, Sikkim
Prof. Prasad Shiva H J, GBPUAET, Pantnagar
Prof. Jyothi Prasad, GBPUAET, Pantnagar
Prof. M. L. Waikar, SGGSIE&T, Nanded
Prof. P. D. Dahe, SGGSIE&T, Nanded
Prof. P.A. Sadgir, COE, Pune
Prof. K. A. Patil, COE, Pune
Prof. S. S. Valunjkar, GCOE, Karad
Prof. A. B. Landge, GCOE, Karad
Dr. Vidya R Saraf, GCOE, Jalgaon
Dr. A. R. Kambekar, SPCE, Mumbai
Prof. A. L. Varne, KKWIEER, Nashik
Prof. Sunil Kute, KKWIEER, Nashik
Dr. A. S. Garudkar, WALMI, Aurangabad
Dr. S. S. Kashid, WIT, Solapur
Prof. GVKSV Prasad, URCoE&T, Telaprolu, Krishna District
Dr. V.V. Kulkarni, NIT, Silchar
Dr. Barkha Chaplot, BRA Bihar University, Muzaffarpur
Dr. C. Venkata Siva Rama Prasad, VBIT, Hyderabad
Prof. J. B. Gurav, AVCOE, Sangamner
Dr. R. U. Kamodkar, GP, Dhule
Dr. Vijaya Pradhan, JNEC, Aurangabad
Prof. Sumant A. Choudhari, JSPM, Pune
Prof. N.G. Nikam, GGSECR, Nashik
Prof. R. B. Magar, AIKTC, Navi Mumbai
Prof. Sandip Mali, PCCOE, Pune
Prof. Mahendra Kadu, RCOEM, Nagpur

Contact Us


Dr. D. G. Regulwar

Organizing Secretary, SWARDAM- 2021 Professor of Civil Engineering

Phone Number

Tel: +91 240 2366140

Cell: +91 9422202380