Dr. Rama Shankar Varshney

Secretary General Honoraire Int. Comm. on Irrig. & Drainage; Fmr. E-in-Chief & Head Irrig. Dept. UP (undivided), Chairman/ Member of various Boards and Panels in different states in India and for NTPC L&T & BBMB

Areas of Interest:

Preparation of DPRs, Design and Construction of Irrigation and Hydroelectric works (including tunnel developments)


Irrigation, Drainage, Dams, Hydroelectric Works

Consultancy Areas:

All activities connected with the investigations, planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of Irrigation & hydroelectric works


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Consultancy Firms, Individuals

Major Professional Contributions:

Associated with the investigations, planning, design, construction, o&m, of all irrig. & power projects in U.P. (including present Uttrakhand), all irrig. projects including Sardar Sarovar in Gujarat since 1995 to date and other states in India. Author of 14 books in English and 2 books in Hindi on water resources subjects like irrig. & dams & hydroelectric works (acclaimed in India & abroad). Associated with development of quick setting agent and giving number of charts and formulae and guidelines for dams and hydrology.

Professional Experience:

  • Engineer-in chief & Head Irrig. Dept. U.P. (Including present Uttrakhand).
  • Advisor and Projects Co-ordinator CWA Govt. of Mauritius.
  • Secretary General International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage.
  • Reader Univ. of Roorkee (4 years); Professor Univ. of Mauritius (1 year).
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor Indian institute of science Bangalore.


Water resources development


Contact Information


Siddhi Datri 8/127 Sec. 3, Rajendra Nagar (Sahibabad), Ghaziabad - 201 005 Phone: 0120-3292958, Mobile: 09818841616 & 08802701902; Fax: 0120-2658577

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  • B. Sc. (Agra);
  • B.E. (Hons)(Civil)(Roorkee University now IIT Roorkee);
  • M.E. (Roorkee);
  • PhD (Roorkee);
  • Dip. French language Univ. of Besancon, France & Alliance Francaise Paris, Dip. in Design & Construction of Arch Dams France;


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • F.N.A.E.; F.I.E. (Ind); F.I.A.H.;F.I.W.R.S.; LM, ISEG; LMSSI.
  • Total 23 professional awards from CBI & P; IOE (Ind); UOR; NIH; AM & UK Bio. Inst.
  • Member IOE (Mauritius) & Society Civil Engrs.France (during stay).
  • Internationally recognised water resources engineer and author of Books.
  • No. of Formulae and charts in water resources engineering.

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated To: Section I: Civil Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 1988

Year of Birth: 1930