B Pandya appointed Central Water Commission Chairman

B Pandya has been appointed as the Chairman of Central Water Commission (CWC) and Ex-officio Secretary to the Union Government, officials said today.

PTI| Last Updated: May 15, 2014, 21:04 PM IST

New Delhi: B Pandya has been appointed as the Chairman of Central Water Commission (CWC) and Ex-officio Secretary to the Union Government, officials said today.

Pandya was holding additional charge of the post since November, 2013. Graduated from Saurashtra University, he completed his post-graduation in Structural Engineering from IIT, Delhi. Later, he joined the Central Water Engineering Service in CWC in October, 1977 as Assistant Director.
In a career spanning more than 36 years, he has held various positions in the Department and other organisations under the Ministry of Water Resources like WAPCOS, NWDA and NPCC.
He was elevated to the post of Member (Design and Research) and Ex-officio Additional Secretary to the Government of India in August, 2012.