The Yamuna River Project

Yamuna River Project Exhibition Inauguration: India Habitat Centre

04/23/2017 India Habitat Centre

The recent opening of the YRP Exhibition in New Delhi marks an important step in the partnership of academic, governmental and municipal agencies working together to address global issues for rapidly developing cities. With the Delhi Jal Board, the Yamuna River Project presented design strategies, research, and proposals for re-imagining a 28km stretch of the Najafgarh Drain. A delegation of University of Virginia faculty and researchers, alongside Yamuna River Project directors Inaki Alday and Pankaj vir Gupta, engaged in a series of presentations, symposiums and lectures with ministry and governmental officials at the India Habitat Centre in March, including Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal. A full schedule of events can be found alongside the exhibition announcement here. Additionally,  a full report from the India Habitat Centre and a 2016-17 Yamuna River Project Report about the current status of the project, progress and projected visions will both be available for review at the beginning of May 2017.

YRP Director Pankaj vir Gupta discusses IHC exhibition with LG Anil Baijal.

India Habitat Centre.

India Habitat Centre.

Addresses at the Inauguration on Wednesday, March 29 were given by LG Anil Baijal, CEO of the Delhi Jal Board Keshav Chandra, Secretary of the Ministry of Water Resources Dr. Amarjit Singh, R.S Tyagi of the Delhi Jal Board, and president of the University of Virginia Teresa A. Sullivan, among others.

The Delhi Jal Board presented on-going projects and initiatives, in addition to long-term goals, alongside YRP.

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