The Committee for International Commission on Large Dams, India (INCOLD) in collaboration with CWC, DRIP, CBIP and Water Resources Department, Government of Rajasthan is organizing the International Dam Safety Conference – 2022 during 10-12th October, 2022 in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The conference will have one Plenary Session, seven Technical Sessions, and one Session dedicated to Industry. There will be valuable presentations during the Plenary Session by eminent dam safety professionals. Several oral presentations are planned during the Technical Sessions which will cover various facets of dam safety. National and overseas organizations will showcase contemporary developments in technologies, construction materials, products, instrumentation, and services in an exhibition to be organized at the Conference venue. Several international organizations of repute including the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) as well as various National Committees on Large Dams have agreed to be the Organizing Partners for this Conference.
India ranks third globally with 5334 large dams in operation and 411 large dams under construction. Central Water Commission (CWC) is coordinating and implementing the ongoing Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) with the support of World Bank. As part of the institutional strengthening component of DRIP, CWC has been organizing the Dam Safety
Conference on an annual basis. The conference brings together dam professionals and experts in the various inter-related disciplines from within India and around the world to discuss, reflect and share knowledge, technology and experience in addressing dam safety issues. The International Dam Safety Conference in October 2022 is 6th in the series of Dam Safety
Conferences organized earlier in Chennai (2015), Bengaluru (2016), Roorkee (2017), Thiruvananthapuram (2018) and Bhubaneshwar (2019). All these conferences received an overwhelming response in terms of participation by Indian and overseas professionals and organizations.