Shri Bhopal Singh, DG, NWDA has been working in water sector for more than 30 years in various capacities. He is a graduate in Civil Engineering from IIT Delhi and post graduate from IIT Roorkee in Hydrology. He has dealt with various aspects of water resources development while working in CWC such as planning and designing of water resources structures, project hydrology, basin hydrology, environmental flows, dam safety, hydro-meteorological data observations in rivers, monitoring and appraisal of water resources projects etc. He also worked in WAPCOS for five years on deputation. The main areas of his specializations are planning and designing of water resources structures, hydrology, interstate issues, environmental flows etc. He has handled a number of important projects such as development of Hydrological Design Aids-Surface Water under HP-II, preparation of PMP Atlases etc. He has published/presented a number of technical papers in various fields.