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Mandatory disclosure under Section 4(1)(b) of RTI Act



(i)                  The particulars of its organization, functions and duties;


The ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management (formerly Directorate of Water Management) was established by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research on 12th May 1988. The Institute aims to develop improved water management technologies for sustainable agricultural production and disseminate it amongst researchers, government functionaries, NGOs and farmers. The centre 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. Research farm of the Institute (63.71 ha of farm land) is located at Deras, Mendhasal which is at 30 km away from main campus




Sustainable development of water management technologies for enhanced water and agricultural productivities and improved livelihoods.




Basic, applied and strategic research activities to address diversified water management issues with institutional linkages, infrastructural support and capacity building to achieve sustainability and 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.




  1. Multiple use of canal water for enhancing farm productivity
  2. Development of Groundwater management strategies
  3. Standardizing package of practices for waterlogged area
  4. Rainwater management for increased land and water productivity
  5. On-farm dissemination of developed technologies through extension system
  6.  Applied water management research through AICRP on Irrigation Water Management



Development, efficient utilization, management and conservation of on-farm water resources for sustainable agricultural production; significant reduction in the use of irrigation water per unit irrigated area; excess water management in agricultural lands; development of sustainable cropping system in relation to the availability of water, devising multiple uses of water in agricultural production programmes to enhance water productivity; reuse of poor quality groundwater, and industrial and municipal waste waters; minimizing risk as well as contaminations and further degradation of soil and water resources; disseminating technologies through participation in national and international for a and creating awareness and demonstrating evolved technologies.


ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management conducts its research activities in the field of agricultural water management through five Research Programmes as follows:

         Rainwater Management Programme

         Canal water Management Programme

         Groundwater Management Programme

         Waterlogged area Management Programme

         Onfarm-research and Transfer of Technology Programme


The ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management, Bhubaneswar also coordinates the research activities of its AICRP centres on Irrigation Water Management.




Infrastructure and Logistics


Administrative Block & Committee Room


Library & Conference Hall

Irrigation and drainage laboratory

Hydraulic laboratory

Soil-water-plant relationship laboratory

Plant-science laboratory

Agricultural Knowledge Management Unit/ ARIS Cell


Statistical Computing Hub


PME Unit


Engineering Workshop


Guest House

Trainee's Hostel

Residential quarters


(ii)                 The powers and duties of its officers and employees


ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management is a Unit of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).  Director of the Institute shall exercise such powers for their functioning as are delegated by the Governing Body or any authority of the ICAR. 

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(iii)       The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability


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(iv)     The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions;


                The norms as set by the Government of India/ ICAR Headquarters, New Delhi as a whole are followed.


(v)                 The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by its under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions


The Institute functions on the rules/regulations prescribed by ICAR from time to time. Manuals/records as required/generated are followed/maintained like Service Books/Personal files of all staff, stock registers/ asset registers/pay bill registers/Main cash book/subsidiary cash books/equipment log books/attendance registers/visitors books/Money Receipt book/ File movement registers/Diary and dispatch registers etc.



(vi)                A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control



Documents of different categories as per manual/records pertaining to (v) above are maintained/held by the Institute.

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(vii)               The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by, the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof


The institute is guided and supported by Institute Management Committee (IMC) and Research Advisory Committee (RAC).  Both the IMC and RAC have two members in its composition who are drawn from the public, who take active part in the deliberations and decisions of these committees. The IMC guides and supports the institute by periodic review of programmes and approval of investments in new areas of research and training programmes.   The Research Advisory Committee (RAC) and Institute Research Committee (IRC) provide broad guidelines and assist in developing and implementing specific research programmes and projects.



(viii)                 A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public



The IMC, RAC, and IRC are the committees, which help the institute in guiding and implementing its various programmes and activities. The Composition of these committees is as per the guidelines prescribed by ICAR Headquarters, New Delhi. The proceedings of IMC, RAC, IRC, are available. The other committees for smooth functioning of the Institute are as follows:


a)           Works Committee

b)           Purchase Committee

c)           Farm Management Committee

d)           Library Management Committee

e)           Lawn & Garden Maintenance Committee

f)            Sports Committee

g)           House Allotment Committee

h)           Resource Generation, Price fixation and disposal of farm produce committee

i)             Official language implementation Committee

j)            Security, Estate and Guest House Management Committee

k)           Prioritization, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit (PMEU)

l)             Publication committee

m)         Seminar Committee

n)           Institute Technology Management Unit & IPR

o)           ARIS and Information Technology Management Committee


The meetings of the above committees are not open to public but the minutes of the meeting are accessible to the public.


(ix) A directory of its officers and employees              

Directory of Employees






(x)                  The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations


Monthly remunerations are as per the pay scales of the individual are given. For details Click Here.

The monthly remuneration of staff are sent directly to the bank for depositing in individual accounts.

(xi)                 The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made




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(xii)                The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes


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(xiii)               Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it,


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(xiv)                 Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form


ICAR-IIWM Internet / Website



Organizational Setup





Current Projects

Research Achievements

Institute Publication

Latest Summary Research Report




Contact us


Annual Reports

Books & Training Manual

Research Bulletin


Vision 2050

Extension literature


(xv)               The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use


The information about the various details of the institute are put up on the ICAR-IIWM website, http://www.iiwm.res.in/

This information, put up on the web, is accessible to the public.

The library of the institute is kept open from 9.30 hrs to 17:00 hrs. 


(xvi)              The names, designation and other particulars of the public Information Officers



Central Public Information Officer

Assistant Central Public Information Officer

Dr. A.K. Nayak

Mr. J. Nayak

Pr. Scientist & Administrative Officer (Incharge)


ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management

ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management

Chandrasekharpur, Opp. Rail Vihar

Chandrasekharpur, Opp. Rail Vihar



Odisha, India

Odisha, India

Phone No: 0674-2300010/16

Phone No:0674-2300073

Fax: 0674-2301651

Fax: 0764-2301651

Email: ashok.nayak@icar.gov.in



Such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter update these publications every year.  

    Information other than above can be obtained from the CPIO, Astt. CPIO in the prescribed manner.








(Indian Council of Agricultural Research)

Opp. Rail Vihar, Chandrasekharpur

Bhubaneswar - 751023, Odisha, India

0674- 2300060 (Director)





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Last Updated on: 19-04-2021