GWP launched its new Strategy, “Mobilising for a Water Secure World”, at a panel discussion on “Re-orienting the water education to address the water related challenges” held on 25 September, during the 6th India Water Week – 2019.
The Strategy was launched by the Panel Chair, also a GWP Member, Mr A. B. Pandya, former Chairman, Central Water Commission and Secretary General, International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage, India. Mr M. E. Haque, Co-chair of the Panel, a former Member of Central Water Commission and former Commissioner (Policy and Planning), Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, Government of India; Mr G. S. Jha, former Chairman, Central Water Commission and Mr Yogesh Paithankar, Chief Engineer, National Water Academy were the other eminent panelists who graced the event. Dr Veena Khanduri, Country Coordinator, GWP India, introduced the GWP Strategy 2020-2025 to those who attended the launch and the panel discussion.
The GWP India Chair and GWP Steering Committee Member, Mr R. K. Gupta by congratulating GWP for their new strategy said, “The world is piled up with issues related to water and a lot of new challenges are on its way. I believe the GWP Strategy 2020-2025 came at the right time. Therefore, we should take this message across sectors if we want to leverage the expected systems change”.