Webinar on DST-NWO Indo-Dutch Call on Cleaning Ganga and Agri

Topics: Events

Tags: DST | NWO | Indo-Dutch | Cleaning Ganga

    08/10/2020 - 15:00
    India, New Delhi
    08/10/2020 - 16:00
    Ministry Of Science & Technology

About the Webinar:

Department of Science and Technology (DST) and The Dutch Research Council (NWO), has jointly launched Cleaning the Ganga and Agri -Water Call 2020. This joint DST-NWO research call aims to contribute to Cleaning the Ganga, which is defined as high priority field for the Indian and Dutch governments and water sector. The call will focus in particular on the impact of agriculture on the Ganga water system and the related scopes for interventions.

The Hindon sub-basin is selected as case area. The call addresses several SDG’s, in particular 2 (Zero Hunger), 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation) and 13 (Climate Action). This call in Indian context will be in line with the significant National Missions such as “Namami Ganga” and “Swatch Bharat”.

In this Cleaning the Ganga and Agri -Water Call 2020, DST is acting as a funding partner for the Indian partners and has allocated Rs 11 Croresfor this purpose. For the information/queries, regarding the call and funding guidelines, Indian participants / stakeholdersare requested to join theinformative Webinargoing to be organized jointly by DST-NWOSecretariaton the 8thOctober2020 at 1500–1600 Hrs (IST).


Further information: Please note that the webinar will take place via a suitable virtual platform.Interested applicants/participants are kindly requested to pre-register themselves by providing the following information to DST via email: dstwticall@gmail.compositively on or before 6thOctober 2020 (Tuesday) 1700 Hrs (IST).

Details Required:

1.Name of Participant


3.Field of Expertise

4.Specific Area of Interest (within Water)





9.Website of the Organization


All successfully registered participants will receive a notification via email along with login and password details for joining the webinar approximately 12 hours before the commencement.

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