Governing Body

The Governing Body (GB) of the NWDA Society under the Chairmanship of the Secretary (Water Resources, RD & GR), Govt. of India manages, administers, directs and controls the affairs and funds of the Society subject to the rules, bye-laws and orders of the Society and generally pursues and carries out the activities of the Society as set forth in its Memorandum of Association and in doing so, follows and implements the policy directions and guidelines laid down by the Society. 65 meetings of the Governing Body of NWDA have been held since its inception.

Members of the Governing Body of NWDA

S.No. Governing Body Names Designation
1. Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR, Govt. of India Chairman
2. Secretary or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance (Deptt. of Expenditure) Member
3. Secretary or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary, Ministry of Power Member
4. Secretary or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (Deptt. of Agriculture, Co-operation & Farmers Welfare) Member
5. Secretary or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary, Ministry of Science & Technology Member
6. Secretary or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Member
7. Secretary or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary, NITI Aayog, Member
8. Chairman, Central Water Commission Member
9. Chairman, Central Ground Water Board Member
10. Chairman, Central Electricity Authority Member
11. Additional Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR Member
12. Member (WP&P), Central Water Commission Member
13. Member (D&R), Central Water Commission Member
14. Director General or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary, India Meteorological Department Member
15. Joint Secretary (PP), Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR Member
16. Commissioner (SP), Ministry of Water Resources, RD&GR Member
17. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Andhra Pradesh Member
18. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Assam Member
19. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Bihar Member
20. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Chhattisgarh Member
21. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Gujarat Member
22. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Haryana Member
23. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Jharkhand Member
24. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Karnataka Member
25. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Kerala Member
26 Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Madhya Pradesh Member
27. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Maharashtra Member
28. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Odisha Member
29. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Punjab Member
30. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Rajasthan Member
31. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Tamil Nadu Member
32. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Uttarakhand Member
33. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Uttar Pradesh Member
34. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, West Bengal Member
35. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Puducherry Member
36. Water Resources Secretary or his nominee not below the Rank of Chief Engineer, Telangana Member
37. Director General, National Water Development Agency Member Secretary