In a major breakthrough, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, Western Sydney University, and Australia India Water Centre virtually launched the India Young Water Professional Programme. The programme was launched virtually, in presence of the Indian High Commissioner to Australia, Manpreet Vohra; the Australian High Commissioner to India, Barry O’ Farrell; and the Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Debashree Mukherjee.
Addressing the event, Vohra said that this programme will act as milestone in Indo-Aus relationship in the field of water conservation. The primary objective of this programme is to equip water professionals with necessary knowledge, skills and training on water conservation. It will further help them in contributing for better management of water resources in India. A total of 20 participants have been selected for this programme.