DST BBAU

Achievements

  • Contributed to drafting of State Water Policy of Uttar Pradesh 2020
  • Contributed to drafting of the STI Policy Framework 2020
  • Contributed to consultation of Draft National Water Framework Bill, 2016 and suggested revision of the Bill mainly with respect to STI interventions, the same has been placed before the Committee to redraft the proposed Bill for consideration.
  • Contributed to National Health Policy, 2016 and suggested revision of the Policy with respect to STI interventions, the same has been incorporated.
  • Contributed to Scientific Social Responsibility Policy 2019 and suggested revision of the Draft Policy with respect to social inclusion
  • Contributed to the drafting of Uttar Pradesh Groundwater Mission and helping Department of Minor Irrigation and Groundwater and in preparing aquifer maps for conjunctive use. The Department has requested the Centre for its implementation and review.
  • Contributed to the consultation on the UP Groundwater Bill 2017 and 2020
  • Published an evidence-based summary of policy implementation in the areas of water, health and agriculture titled, “Bridging the Science Policy Gap” and several research papers
  • Conducted field survey for STI interventions in the States of Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Telengana and Maharashtra in the areas of water, health and agriculture with respect to inclusion criteria
  • Suggested drafting of three new policies: National and State Irrigation Policy Framework and National Fodder Policy, Nation Bio-pesticides Policy
  • Trained human resources in STI Policy

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