All India Water Regulators' Meet being Organised by MWRRA

Background & Rationale

There exists immense pressure on India’s natural resources as with 16% of the world’s total population, its economic activities, ambitions and needs are dependent upon 2.5% of the World’s

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Water Regulation in India

An independent regulator in the water sector is one such institutional reform that will serve the country strive towards maintaining a dynamic balance between water resources

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Regulators’ Meet

Water undoubtedly touches upon the lives of every individual on a daily basis and the consequences of ineffective governance is well known to all the stakeholders in the sector.

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The objective of this meet is to

  • Understand the scenario of water regulation
  • Discuss the journey of water regulation so far
  • Deliberate on the existing and future challenges in ....
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    Agenda 2019

    The All India Regulators’ Meet is planned to be a one day event wherein, the participants will arrive on the venue a day before on the 25th of April, attend an all day event on the 26th of April and depart the following day on the 27th of April.

    26th Of April 2019
    9.00 am - 9.15 amRegistration Welcome & Tea
    9.15 am - 9.30 amWorkshop Agenda and Introductions
    Shri. KP Bakshi (Chairman, MWRRA)
    9.30 am - 9.45 am Felicitation of Chief Guest Shri. I.S. Chahal (Principal Secretary, WRD, GoM)
    9.45 am – 10.00 amKey Note Address
    Shri. U.P. Singh (Secretary, MoWR RD & GR)
    10.00 am -10.45 amPresentation on MWRRA Act, 2005
    Key focus areas for regulatory interventions
    Shri. VM Kulkarni (Member, Engineering)
    10.45 am -11.00 amGuest Speaker – Mr. S.V. Sodal
    (Ex-Member, MWRRA)
    11.00 am – 11.15 amTea and health break
    11.15 am – 12.40 pmExperience sharing by other Water Regulatory Authorities
    (J&K | UP)
    12.40 pm-1.00 pmInternational Best Practices Regulatory Governance - KPMG
    1.00 pm - 2.00 pmLunch Break
    2.00 pm – 2.15 pmRegulatory + initiatives of MWRRA
    By K.P. Bakshi
    2.15 pm - 4.00 pmExperience sharing by States on regulatory interventions
    4.00 pm – 4.15 pmTea and health Break
    4.15 pm – 5.00 pmPanel discussion on the need for new regulatory instruments
    and the need for autonomy in regulation
    5.00 pm – 5.30 pmSumming up and Way forward
    5.30 pm – 5.45 pmVote of Thanks
    (Secretary, MWRRA)
    7 pm onwardsDinner Night



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