NWDA Society

The National Water Development Agency Society is the apex body of the National Water Development Agency and meets at least once in a year to review the progress and performance of the Agency towards the attainment of its objectives and to give such policy directions as it deems fit. The Hon’ble Union Minister of Water Resources, RD &GR is the President of the Society. The President exercises such powers for the conduct of the business of the Society as may be vested in him by the Society. In addition, he has powers to review periodically the work and progress of the Society and appoint Committees or Commissions for the efficient operation of the Society or to enquire into and report on the affairs of the Society and pass such orders, as he considers proper. Thirty two meetings of NWDA Society have been held so far.

 

Members of NWDA Society

 

S.No. Committee Name Member
1. Union Minister for Water Resources, RD & GR President
2. Union Minister of State for Water Resources, RD & GR Vice – President
3. Member (Agri. & WR), NITI Aayog Member
4. Chief Ministers/Ministers and Secretaries or their nominees not below the rank of Chief Engineer so nominated in – charge of Water Resources / Irrigation of the   States    of   Andhra   Pradesh,   Assam,    Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, and Union Territory of Puducherry Members
5. Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR, Govt. of India Member
6. Secretary or his nominee not below the rank of    Joint Secretary or equivalent, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare  (Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare) Member
7. Secretary  or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary or equivalent, Ministry of Finance (Deptt. of Expenditure) Member
8. Secretary or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary or equivalent, Ministry of Power Member
9. Secretary  or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary   or   equivalent,   Ministry   of   Science   & Technology Member
10. Secretary  or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary or equivalent, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change. Member
11. Secretary  or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary or equivalent NITI Aayog. Member
12. Chairman, Central Water Commission Member
13. Chairman, Central Ground Water Board Member
14. Chairman, Central Electricity Authority Member
15. Additional Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR, Govt. of India Member
16. Member (WP&P), Central Water Commission Member
17. Member (D&R), Central Water Commission Member
18. Director General or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary or equivalent, India Meteorological Department Member
19. Director General or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary or equivalent,Geological Survey of India Member
20. Surveyor General of India or his representative, Survey of India Member
21. Director or his representative, National Remote Sensing Centre Member
22. Joint Secretary (PP), Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR Member
23. Commissioner (SP), Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR, Govt. of India Member
24. Director General, National Water Development Agency Member–Secretary