International Links - Department of Hydro and Renewable Energy,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
International Links


  •  Membership of International Forum/Association

 

1. Resource expert for small hydropower in developing countries for IRENA meeting in Jan 2013 and workshop in Zambia (2013) Zambia
2. Expert for preparing report on Establishing SHP technology centre in Tanzania, UNIDO (2012)  
3. Coordinating lead author on intergovernmental panel for climate change report on renewable energy - Hydro chapter (2009-2011)  
4. Member of Science Planning Group (SPG) in the area of Sustainable Energy by International Council for Science Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) 2008  
5. Development report on Capacity Building on small hydropower development in Cambodia (UNIDO), Implementing Small Hydro Power in particular in rural off grid areas of Sudan (UNIDO)  
6. International Network Small Hydropower Hangzhou, China
7. International Centre for Hydropower Trondheim, Norway
8. International Association of Small Hydropower New Delhi, India
9. International Hydropower Association U.K./India
10. Solar Energy Society of India India
11. Consultancy Development Centre India
12. World Energy Council India


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  • International Collaborations
S.No. Institutions/Organisation Subject MOU Signed
1. International centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu, Nepal SHP Training, Manual Since 1997
2. SCP Gestion Conceil Sherbrook, Quebec, Canada R&M Small Hydro Projects Since 1997
3. Institute of Hydrology, United Kingdom Hydrology for Ungauged streams for SHP Since 1997
4. International Network-Small Hydro Power Hangzhou, China SHP Training Dec. 1998
5. ITECO, Nepal To work on SHP project execution Since 1998
6. Canada Natural Resources (CANMET) GIS Training Nov. 1996
7. Regional Environment Management Centre, AIT, Bangkok * Training SHP
* R&D Project
Dec. 1998
8. Water & Energy Commission Secretariat, HMG Nepal Small Hydro Projects Mar 1998
9. International Centre for Hydro Power, Trondheim Norway * Hydro Power Projects
* Education
*Membership received from 1999
* MOU proposed
10. Mead & Hunt Inc, Madison, USA To work planning of Hydropower project Proposed
11. Asian Development Bank Registered as Institutional consultant Since 1997
12. Lucense University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland Scientific & Technical IIT Roorkee
Head, AHEC is Coordinator since 2006

 

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  • International Visits

2012

1. Dr Arun Kumar To delivered two presentations at workshop on understanding the concept of cumulative impact assessment of hydro projects on river basins at Kathmandu, Nepal, Mar. 12 - 13, 2012. Nepal
Invited as resource person at 4th Annual Small Hydro 2012 international conference in Toronto, Canada organized by Arena International, Apr. 25 - 26, 2012. Canada
Invited to chair the first plenary session on "Small Hydro Worldwide" at hidroenergia 2012 at Wrocław, Poland, May 23 - 26, 2012. Poland

 

2011

1. Dr Arun Kumar To attend workshop / meeting of intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC), Jan 17-20, 2011. Germany
UNIDO, Vienna, Jan 14-15, 2011. Austria

 

2010

1. Dr Arun Kumar To attend workshop / meeting of intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC), Feb 01 - 04, 2010. Washington D.C.
To participate and present in the low head hydropower workshop under renewable energy for rural economic development (RERED) project, Feb 17-18, 2010. Sri Lanka
To attend workshop / meeting of intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC), March 02 - 05, 2010. Oxford, UK
For capacity building in the field of small hydropower in Cambodia, Apr 05 - 07, 2010. Cambodia
To deliver the presentation in the training programme on small hydropower development including feasibility report preparation being organized by UNIDO/Vienna/Cambodia under their Rural Energy for Productive Use and Income Generation in Cambodia project, Jul 01 - 09, 2010. Cambodia
To attend workshop/meeting of intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC), Sept 19 - 24, 2010. Mexico
2. Dr. R.P. Saini To participate and present in the low head hydropower workshop under renewable energy for rural economic development (RERED) project, Feb 17-18, 2010. Sri Lanka
To visit to some modern laboratories of hydraulic turbine testing in Europe, Sept 26 - Oct 03, 2010. Germany,
Switzerland,
Slovenia
3. Dr Sunil K. Singal To participate and present in the low head hydropower workshop under renewable energy for rural economic development (RERED) project, Feb 17-18, 2010. Sri Lanka
To deliver the presentation in the training programme on small hydropower development including feasibility report preparation being organized by UNIDO/Vienna/Cambodia under their Rural Energy for Productive Use and Income Generation in Cambodia project, Jul 03 - 07, 2010. Cambodia
4. Shri S.N. Singh To deliver the presentation in the training programme on small hydropower development including feasibility report preparation being organized by UNIDO/Vienna/Cambodia under their Rural Energy for Productive Use and Income Generation in Cambodia project, Jul 06 - 09, 2010. Cambodia
5. Dr. M.P. Sharma    
6. Shri MK Singhal To participate and present in the low head hydropower workshop under renewable energy for rural economic development (RERED) project, Feb 17-18, 2010. Sri Lanka
To deliver the presentation in the training programme on small hydropower development including feasibility report preparation being organized by UNIDO/Vienna/Cambodia under their Rural Energy for Productive Use and Income Generation in Cambodia project, Jul 06 - 09, 2010. Cambodia

 

2009

1. Dr Arun Kumar To attend a Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a scientific intergovernmental body setup by World Meteorological organization (WMO) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), working group III as "Coordinating Lead Author" for preparing special report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation, Jan 24 - 31, 2009. Brazil
For exploring the possibility of cooperation on energy sector specially on small hydro including a meeting with Ministry of Energy in Ankara, Turkey on March 03, 2009 and Technical University of Istanbul, March 02 - 04, 2009. Turkey
To visit Voith Hydro for possible cooperation in the hydropower subject, Aug 27 - 29, 2009. Germany
To participate in the workshop/meeting of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a scientific intergovernmental body setup by World Meteorological organization (WMO) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), working group III as "Coordinating Lead Author", Sept 01 - 05, 2009. Norway

 

2008

1. Shri Arun Kumar To prticipate in the 4th Hydro Power for Today Forum for "Small / Mini / Micro Hydro Power Project Development and Management in Africa" being held at ABUJA, September 16-18, 2008. Abuja, Nigeria
Participate in the Global Renewable Energy Forum being held in foz do Iguacu, Brazil, May 18-21, 2008 Brazil
2. Dr R.P. Saini To attend the 7th International Conference on Hydraulic Efficiency, Sept 3-6, 2008 Italy
3. Shri Sunil K. Singal International Conference on Small Hydropower - Hydro Srilanka, Oct. 22-24, 2007 Kandy, Sri Lanka
4. Shri S.N. Singh To participate in the international training Workshop on Small Sized Hydropower Station Construction, Oct. 14-29, 2007 China
5. Dr M.P. Sharma To attend International Conference on "Rivers Hindu Kush Himalayan - Ecology & Environmental Assessment", March 04-06, 2008 Nepal

 

2007

1. Shri Arun Kumar To attend meeting , Univ. of Paredeniya, Feb. 12-13, 2007 Kandy, Sri Lanka
Hydro Power Development, April 13-20, 2007 Norway
Attended 5th meeting steering committee meeting ASSESS-HKH project, Aug. 05-08, 2007 Thimpu, Bhutan
Nymborong Hydro Project Site Visit in Rawanda, Sept. 18-23, 2007 Kigali, Rawanda
International Conference on Small Hydropower Hydro Srilanka, Oct. 22-24, 2007 CBCE Sri Lanka
Steeing Committee of HKH-Frigrid-UNSESO Karhmandu, Nov. 14-16, 2007 Kathmandu, Nepal
2. Dr. R.P. Saini To attend a meeting regarding conference organization, Feb. 10-14, 2007 Colombo/Kandy Sri Lanka
To attend conference on Fluid Mechanism, Oct 02-04, 2007 Kathmandu, Nepal
International Conference on Small Hydropower Hydro Srilanka, Oct. 22-24, 2007 Kandy, Sri Lanka
3. Shri Sunil K. Singal International Conference on Small Hydropower Hydro Srilanka, Oct. 22-24, 2007 Kandy, Sri Lanka
4. Shri S.N. Singh To participate in the international training orkshop on Small Sized Hydropower Station Construction, Oct. 14-29, 2007 China
5. Dr. M.P. Sharma International Conference on Small Hydropower Hydro Srilanka, Oct. 22-24, 2007 Kandy, Sri Lanka
Attended 5th meeting steering committee meeting ASSESS-HKH project, Aug. 05-08, 2007 Thimpu, Bhutan

 


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2006

1. Shri Arun Kumar To see the hydro turbine testing facilities, Sep. 03-09, 2006 Alstom, Grenoble
Corys, Grenoble
IMEL, Lussane
HTA Luzurn
To present National Micro Hydro Standards and Quality Programmes in India, University of Paridenia, March 25-27, 2006 Colombo, NERDC Sri lanka
As International specialist for small hydropower development – Invited by UNIDO, Feb. 04-12, 2006 Indonesia (Nias Island)
2. Shri Sunil K. Singal Research Project - Development of a Assesment System for Ecological Status of rivers, Mar. 18-24, 2006 Esser, Germany
3. Dr. M.P. Sharma To attend 3rd meeting of AHESS-HK project, Mar. 18-24, 2006 Esser, Germany

 

2005

1. Shri Arun Kumar Invited and Visited SHP Development in Iran, May 11-23, 2005 Tehran and other cities, Iran
Meeting of EU funded 10 institutions of 8 countries, research project review meeting, June 17, 2005 Brno, Czech Republic
Small hydropower programme and related training activities, June 17, 2005 UNIDO, Vienna
2. Dr. M.P. Sharma To attend kick off meeting of AHESS-HKH project, June 12-17, 2005 Brno, Czech Republic
To attend 2nd meeting of AHESS-HK project, BUET, Dec. 12-18, 2005 Dhaka, Bangladesh
3. Shri Sunil K. Singal Planning and Design of Bwindi Micro Hydel Scheme, Dec 08-16, 2005 Uganda

 

2004

1. Shri Sunil K. Singal Technology Transfer IMP for Resource Assessment BC, Canada
2. Dr. R.P. Saini Technology Transfer, Pump as Turbine Canada
3. Shri M.K. Singhal International GIS Based Resource Assessment, June 5-July 2, 2004 Kathmandu, Nepal
International GIS Based Resource Assessment, Aug. 19-Sept. 25, 2004 Enschedu, Netherlands
4. Shri Arun Kumar Presented Paper in International Seminar on Renewable Energy, University of Moratowa, June 9-11, 2004 Colombo, Sri Lanka
UNIDO Expert on SHP, June 23-July 04, 2004 Khortam, Sudan
To present paper in International Conference on Hydraulic Turbine Testing, July 12-19, 2004 Lucern, Switzerland
Regional Workshop on Standards for Micro-Hydro, Sept. 5-7, 2004 Colombo, Sri Lanka

 

2003

1. Shri Sunil K. Singhal Regional training course on Applications of Geo Informatics for Water Resources Management at ICIMOD, March 17-18, 2003 Kathmandu, Nepal
2. Shri Arun Kumar HKH Friend Steering Committee Meeting, May 2003 Kathmandu, Nepal
3. Dr. M.P. Sharma HKH-FRIEND Regional Training Workshop on Capacity Building for Monitoring River Quality in Hindu-Kush Himalayan Region, May 10-15, 2003 Kathmandu, Nepal
4. Dr. R.P. Saini Hydropower Development in the Context of Integrated Water Resources Management, June 2003 Trondheim, Norway
Inspection of Equipment at manufacturing Unit at Bhutwal, Bhutwal, Nepal Sept. 21-24, 2003 Bhutwal, Nepal
5. Shri M.K. Singhal Training on Strengthening Regional Energy Linkages in South Asia, Academy for Educational Development, SARI, July 18-23, 2003 Dhaka, Bangladesh
6. Shri Arun Kumar To deliver lecture to International Training on Strengthening Regional Energy Linkage in South Asia, July 18-19, 2003 Dhaka, Bangaldesh

 

2002

1. Shri S.N. Singh Training Course on Hydropower Development, June 2-21, 2002 Trondheim, Norway
2. Shri Arun Kumar Invited to Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK, Dec. 2-8, 2002 U.K.

 

2001

1. Shri M.P. Sharma Short term training course on Hydropower & Environment, Sept. 3-20, 2001 Trondheim, Norway
2. Shri M.K. Singhal Workshop, Sept. 10-21, 2001 Kathmandu, Nepal
3. Shri S.K. Singal Short term training course on hydropower resource Development and Management, May 21-June 7, 2001 Trondheim, Norway

 

2000

1. Sh. Arun Kumar Workshop on Lean flows FRIENDS, April 12-14, 2000 Kathmandu, Nepal
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3.
4.
Shri Arun Kumar
Dr. R.P. Saini
Sh. M.K. Singhal
International Course on Small Hydro Power Development, April 17-22, 2000 Kathmandu, Nepal
5. Dr. R.P. Saini Visit to manufacturers and SHP projects sites, June 3-24, 2000 Chezk, Norway and U.K.
6. Sh. Arun Kumar Visit to manufacturers, financial institutions and SHP project sites, Nov. 12 - Dec. 02, 2000 Norway, Swizterland and U.K.

 

1999

1. Sh. Arun Kumar GIS based data base on SHP inventory of Nepal districts, Mar. 07-09, 1999 Kathmandu, Nepal
2. Sh. M.K. Singhal Training on low flow measurements and analysis at ICIMOD, Apr.18-24, 1999 Kathmandu, Nepal
3. Sh. Arun Kumar Low flow workshop at ICIMOD, Apr. 24-25, 1999 Kathmandu, Nepal
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Sh. Arun Kumar
Dr. S.P. Singh
Dr. S. Mittal
Dr. R.P. Saini
International course on small hydro power development, Organised jointly with CES, BUET, Dhaka, May 05-09, 1999 Dhaka, Bangladesh
8.
9.
Sh. Arun Kumar
Sh. S.N. Singh
Exchange visit to ITDG, small hydro and decentralised renewable energy projects, Jun. 07-12, 1999 Colombo, Sri Lanka
10. Sh. M.K. Singhal Working on REFRESHA project at Institute of Hydrology, U.K., Oct.17-Nov.13, 1999 Wallingford, UK

 

1998

1. Sh. Arun Kumar Invited to Present Indian Methodologies for SHP Assessment at IEA Workshop on Small Hydro, Oct. 11-16, 1998 Nice, France
2. Dr. M.P. Sharma To Present paper in World Renewable Energy Congress, Sept. 18-25, 1998 Italy
3. Sh. Arun Kumar To Undertake Study Tour on SHP Stations in China, Aug.30-Sept.4, 1998, Visited Regional Environment Centre at AIT, Bangkok, Thailand, Sept. 05, 1998 China & Bangkok
4. Dr. R.P. Saini International Workshop on Small Hydro July 21-28, 1998 Indonesia

 

1. Shri Arun Kumar Invited and Visited SHP Development in Iran, May 11-23, 2005 Tehran and other cities, Iran
Meeting of EU funded 10 institutions of 8 countries, research project review meeting, June 17, 2005 Brno, Czech Republic
Small hydropower programme and related training activities, June 17, 2005 UNIDO, Vienna
2. Dr. M.P. Sharma To attend kick off meeting of AHESS-HKH project, June 12-17, 2005 Brno, Czech Republic
To attend 2nd meeting of AHESS-HK project, BUET, Dec. 12-18, 2005 Dhaka, Bangladesh
3. Shri Sunil K. Singal Uganda

 

  • Projects with International Inputs


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S. No. Project International Partner Amount (Rs. In Lacs) International Funds Year
1. Two portable water supply scheme in Equatoral Guenea M/s Ahgelique International Ld. ND. 50.02   2008-09
2. Tech. Specifications, Detailed Engg. & Drawing Nyabarongo HEP Project M/s Ahgelique International Ld. ND. 216 Exim Bank 2007-08
3. Site Visit of Nyabarongo HEP Project in Rwanda M/s Ahgelique International Ld. ND. 3.14 Exim Bank 2007-08
4. Sectoral Overview Report on Small Hydropower Development in India Sun Technics Energy Systems Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore 4.00 Sun Technics Energy Systems Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore 2007
5. Sectorial Overview Report on Hydropower Development in India - 4.33 Royal Norwegian Embassy, New Delhi 2005
6. Development of an Assessment System to Evaluate the Ecological Status of Rivers in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan Region BOKU, Vienna
ICIMOD, Nepal and 6 others
53.30 European Commission 2005
7. SHP Technology Transfer CANMET, Govt.of Canada 8.30 CIDA 2003-04
8. International Hydrological Programme of UNESCO Study Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UK) 5.01 DFID 2001-02
9. International Hydrological Programme of UNESCO Training Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UK) 3.34 DFID 2001-02
10. Dissemination of Regional Flow Regimes Estimation for SHP Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UK) 10.85 DFID 2001-02
11. Modernisation and Privatisation State owned SHP Stations in U.P. SGP Gestion Conceil, Sherbrook, Canada 9.60 CIDA-DEA 1998-99
12. Regional Flow Regimes Estimation for SHP assessment Institute of Hydrology, UK 21.00 DFID 1998-99
13. Nepal District SHP Data Base WIDP & WECS, Nepal 6.60 WECS & CIDA 1998-99
14. Demonstration of Remote Auto-operation of Sobla SHP in U.P. SGP Gestion Conceil, Sherbrook, Canada 5.53 CIDA-DEA 1998-99
15. DPR for Renovation and Modernisation of Galogi SHP SGP Gestion Conceil, Sherbrook Canada 3.18 CIDA 1997-98
  Total   354.18    
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