Aqua Foundation & I-Business Institute offers: PG Diploma in Integrated Water Resources Management

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Aqua Foundation and the i-Business School, agreed to establish and operate the centre for environment and water education through PG diploma courses, which would meet the needs of the trained water personnel in India. The main purpose of the group is to improve the water resources management and services of India by improving training and education in the water sector.

Course objective:

The curriculum offers a wide basic coverage of principles and practice of the IWRM giving the student knowledge on natural sciences, engineering, health, governance, public administration, social sciences, economics, resource conservation, strategic planning, as well as aspects of the program and project management.

Graduate profile:

This PG Diploma course gives participants a comprehensive knowledge through the concept of Integrated Water Resources Management. Students will be exposed to alternate approaches to address water management to provide realistic and practical solutions according to different realities.


As per the eligibility criteria set forth a student must:

  • be not less than 20 years of age, and
  • is graduate with science discipline OR BE (civil/environmental/mining/water resources/Geotechnical or related fields) or M Sc/ M Tech in geology, geophysics, hydrology, relevant disciple OR M.A. in Geography, Mathematics or Statistics. Graduates having other specialized qualifications related to water sector also can apply and their eligibility will be subject to approval by the institute. Working professionals can also enroll.

Duration: Four semesters, of 6 months each. Total duration- 24 months.

Diploma award & Recognition:

Students, who successfully complete the program, will be awarded a PG Diploma in Integrated Water Resources Management, recognized by AICTE.

Course Structure:

Key Elements

  • Introduction to IWRM
  • Water Transfers
  • Water & Atmosphere
  • Water & Land
  • Water & riparian environment
  • Water & Lakes
  • Water Budget
  • Ground Water investigation, exploration & Management

For details please write to or
Last date of registration: September 25th 2010

Contact Details:
Dr Sanjay Rana
Aqua Foundation
C-69B, LGF, Kalkaji
New Delhi 110019

December 27, 2010 12:00AM