Central Water and Power Research Station

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Central Water and Power Research Station (CWPRS) is a premier research institution located in Pune, India. It operates under the Ministry of Jal Shakti and is dedicated to research and development in the fields of water and power resources.

History[edit | edit source]

CWPRS was established in 1916 by the then British India government. Initially, it was set up to address the challenges related to the Bhakra Dam project. Over the years, it has expanded its research scope to include various aspects of water and power resources.

Research Areas[edit | edit source]

CWPRS conducts research in several key areas:

Facilities[edit | edit source]

The institution is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including:

  • Hydraulic models
  • Sediment transport laboratories
  • Coastal engineering laboratories
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) laboratories
  • Environmental laboratories

Contributions[edit | edit source]

CWPRS has made significant contributions to various national and international projects. Some notable projects include:

Training and Consultancy[edit | edit source]

CWPRS offers training programs and consultancy services to engineers, researchers, and students. These programs cover various aspects of water and power resource management.

Publications[edit | edit source]

The institution publishes research papers, technical reports, and guidelines that are widely used by professionals in the field.

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