CBIP had been coordinating and monitoring R&D activities, assisting in specific case
studies/problems, documentation and dissemination of the results/findings of
Research Projects to the practising engineers under the Research Scheme on Power
– (RSOP), Research Scheme on River
Valley Projects (RSRVP), Research Scheme on Flood Control (RSFC) and Research
Scheme on Plasticulture Development (RSPD). Funds for Research Schemes under
RSRVP and RSFC were provided by Ministry of Water Resources and for RSOP by
Ministry of Power.
• The results of the
research conducted at the various Water Resources and Power Research Stations in
the country were discussed in CBIP Annual Research Sessions. Now R&D sessions
are organised by CBIP every two years.
Dissemination of Technical Knowledge through PUBLICATIONS
The Board publishes Technical
Literature and journals including manuals, guidelines, specifications, etc.,
(related to the fields of Water Resources, Power and Renewable Energy Sectors)
Till date about 1500 Technical
publications have been brought out by CBIP.
CBIP is publishing “monthly” issue of Water and Energy International
Journal, covering special features on development and management of the
activities in water resources, power and renewable energy sectors.
Indian Chapters of various International Socities such as ICOLD, ITA,
IWRA, ISRM, IGS, WWC, CIGRE, AARO, IASH, SPE and INHA having Secretaritat in
CBIP are also bringing out half-yearly journals.
Old publications/Manuals are also reviewed and updated periodically.
The manuals of CBIP are broadly refferred/quoted by the manufactures/utilities in the country
Dissemination of Knowledge through National/International Conferences
The Annual Session of the Board held in November 1936 was inaugurated by
His Excellency the Viceroy Lord Linlithgow.
Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, the then Prime Minister of India had inaugurated
the Board Sessions in 1948, 1952, 1953 & 1958.
30th Annual Session of Board held in November 1959 was
inaugurated by Late Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the then
President of India.
Late Smt. Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India inaugurated the
Board Session in 1967 and World Water Congress in 1975.
Golden Jubilee of CBIP Session was inaugurated by Late Shri B.D. Jatti,
the then Acting President of India in 1977.
The Thirteenth Congress on Large Dams celebrated as Golden Jubilee
Congress of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) was inaugurated
by Shri K.C. Pant, the then Minister for Energy, Govt. of India on 29th October,
1979 at New Delhi.
Diamond Jubilee Session of the Board
was inaugurated by Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India in
Platinum Jubilee year of CBIP was celebrated on completion of its 75
years in 2002.
CIGRE Administrative Council Meeting
was held at Bangalore in 2005.
12th World Water Congress of IWRA was organised at New Delhi
Two Decades of Geosynthetics in India was celebrated at New Delhi during
World Tunnel Congress held at Agra in 19-25 September 2008. Her
Excellency the President of India
Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil addressed the participants (through recorded video) and appreciated the
efforts of CBIP.
Seminar on Solar Power was
inaugurated by Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Hon’ble Union Minister for MNRE. on 9th
International Conference on Accelerated Development of Hydropower in Bhutan was held at
Thimpu, during 16-18th November 2010, which was inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bhutan, H.E. Lyonchhoen Jigmi Y Thinley.
Conclaves were organised by Ministry of Power, Govt. of India and Central
Electricity Authority (CEA) with Central Board of Irrigation & Power as
Co-organiser during 2007, 2008 & 2009 on
Accelerated Development of Power Development in North Eastern Region and
organised two conclaves on Contract
60th International Executive Council
Meeting of ICID and 5th Asian Regional Conference held at New Delhi during 6-11 December 2009, was
Dr. Manmohan Singh, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.
India Water Week 2012 was inaugrated by Dr. Manmohan Singh Hon’ble Prime Minister of India
held from 10th to 14th April 2012 in
Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi
• CBIP has organised 1700
National and International Conferences on various advanced technologies, upto