Dr. Sewa Ram
Fellow, Elected 2000

Born in Islamnagar, Saharanpur, India on 17 August 1940. Educated at Gochar Inter College Rampur Maniharan, Saharanpur, 1954-58; Allahabad Agricultural Institute, 1958-61; G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, 1969-72 and 1980-84; B.Sc. (Agri. Engg) 1961; M.Tech. 1972; Ph.D. 1984.

Freelance Consultant, Land and Water Resources Management (Irrigation, Drainage Water Management and Watershed Management-Soil Conservation) 2001 to date.

Soil Conservation Officer/Soil Conservation Engineer/Technical Assistant in Department of Agriculture, Government of U.P. 1961-67; Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor of Agricultural Engineering (Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Soil Conservation) at G.B. Pant University of Agri. And Tech. Pantnagar, 1967-93 & 1995-96; Drainage Research Engineer, Rajasthan Agricultural Drainage Research Project (RAJAD), 1993-95; Senior Advisor, RAJAD, 1996-2001; Irrigation and Drainage specialist for a World Bank Study on Sectoral Environment Assessment in Water Sector in Rajasthan State, 1999-2000; Consultant to Watershed Management Directorate, Dehradun, Government of Uttranchal on Impact Assessment of Soil Conservation Measures adopted in World Bank Project IWDP Shiwalik Hills(II), 2004-2005; Watershed/Natural Resources/Environment Specialist for Baseline Survey and M&E Studies of Agricultural Sector Support Project, Ethiopia, 2007; Project Leader, Drainage Project in Oromia region, Ethiopia, 2008-09.

Awards/Honours: ISAE Commendation Award, 1988-89.

Fellow: Indian Society of Agricultural Engineering; Life Member, Indian Network on Participatory Irrigation Management

Research Areas: Irrigation and drainage water management, surface and subsurface hydrology, watershed management, soil conservation

Address: P.O Islamnagar, Distt. Saharanpur 247451, Uttar Pradesh; [Tel: Cell: 09759562298; Email: sewaram300@gmail.com]