National Ground Water Training & Research Institute was established during IXth Five Year Plan at Raipur as a training wing of Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources and Government of India is running continuously since 1997.
The Institute created as training wing of Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India in 12th Plan Period is presently a plan scheme of Human Resource Development (HRD)/ Capacity Building.
National Ground Water Training and Research Institute is envisaged to function as "Centre of Excellence" in training and research in the core and applied field of ground water. In view of the challenges posed by geological and physiographic variations in India in sustainable management of the resource, it has a national role of capacity building of ground water professionals. In 12th Plan Period efforts have been made for capacity building of grass root level stakeholders at panchayat/community development blocks level. Read More