Indian Committee on Large Dams (INCOLD) is Registered Society registered under Societies Registration act 1860 in the year 1991 for professionals involved with all aspects of dams, including engineering, construction and rehabilitation, operation and maintenance, and safety of dams. The society also addresses related contemporary issues such as environmental effects, dam decommissioning and public awareness. INCOLD is the Indian Committee interacting with ICOLD Central Office in Paris and helps in dissemination, in India, of information about new developments in dam engineering, besides projecting India's expertise at international level through participation in various events of ICOLD. Important objectives of INCOLD are:
i) To promote objectives of the Committee which includes:
(a) The advancement of dams planning, development, management, science & technology, research and education at International level.
(b) The establishment of an National forum for planners, administrators, managers, scientists, engineers, educators & others who are associated with dam engineering.
(c) Encouragement & collaboration with and support of International programmes in the fields of dam engineering including cooperation with other organizations, in the activities of common interest.
ii) To provide an information service to all concerned with Dam Engineering about the development of techniques, new trends and experience gained by others to enable updating of knowledge.
iii) To allow specialists in the various disciplines to discuss their experiences, research work and of techniques at various fora.
iv) To publish INCOLD journal half yearly
v) To organize/conduct workshop and symposia at a regular interval to address the various issues in dam engineering.
vi) To provide forum for the decision makers, planners etc. to exchange of information on the various issues such as dam safety evaluation, rehabilitation and resettlement, RCC dams, instrumentation of existing dams etc.
vii) To arrange contribution of more numbers of papers in the ICOLD Congress/Symposia/Workshops etc. projecting the national expertise in the field of dam engineering.
An officer/institution interested in the activities of INCOLD and ICOLD can thus professionally benefit by becoming individual/institutional member of INCOLD and contribute to the activities of INCOLD/ICOLD by participating in ICOLD committee meetings, congresses and annual meetings for interaction and exchange of experiences.
To be the nation's leading organization of professionals
dedicated to advancing the role of dams for the benefit of society.
Indian Committee on Large Dams (INCOLD)
Plot No. 4, Institutional Area
CBIP Building, Malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – 110021, India
Phone: 91-11-26116567/26111294/26115984 - Fax: 91-11-26116347
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