Philippe Cullet appointed to three government committees to draft water legislations for India

19 April 2016
Philippe Cullet appointed to three government committees to draft water legislations for India

Philippe Cullet, a senior visiting fellow at CPR, has been appointed as member of three government committees set up by the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation to draft water legislations for India.

The three committees include:

  • Committee to Draft National Water Framework Law--set up in December, 2015, to draft a National Water Framework Law on the basis of the two existing drafts. 
  • Committee to Re-draft the Draft Model Bill for Conservation Protection and Regulation of Ground Water, 2011--set up in October, 2015, to re-draft the said Bill.
  • Committee to Draft River Basin Management Bill--set up in December, 2015, to work further on the Draft River Basin Management Bill, 2012.

Cullet has been particularly involved in the drafting of the National Water Framework Law, and the re-drafting of the Model Bill for Conservation Protection and Regulation of Groundwater, 2011.

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