The ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management (erstwhile Directorate of Water Management or Water Technology Centre for Eastern Region) was established by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research on 12 May 1988 with the aim to cater the research and development need of agricultural water management at national level. The institute is located at Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar on a 5.71 ha of land along with its main office-cum-laboratory building, guest house and residential complex. It is situated about 8 km north of Bhubaneswar railway station and at about 15 km away from Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar.
The location of the Institute is at 20o 15' N and 85o 52' E at 23 m mean sea level. The research farm of the Institute (63.71 ha of farm land) is located at Deras, Mendhasal (20o 30' N and 87o 48' E) and is 30 km away from main institute complex.
Sustainable development of water management technologies for enhanced water and agricultural productivities and improved livelihoods.
Basic, applied and strategic research to address water management issues with institutional linkages, infrastructural support and capacity building for achieving sustainable growth.
Strategies for efficient management of on-farm water resources for sustainable agricultural productivity.
Coordinate research for generating location-specific technologies for efficient use of water resources.
Centre for training in agricultural water management.
Indian Institute of Water Management conducts its research activities in the field of agricultural water management through four Research Programmes as follows:
Rainwater Management including Waterlogged area Management Programme
Canal water Management Programme
Groundwater Management Programme
On-farm Technology Dissemination (including wastewater management, water policy and governance)
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