Agriculture & Water Technology Development Hub

iHub - AWaDH is an initiative of the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, in the framework of National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber - Physical Systems at the Indian Institute of Technology Ropar.

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Our Mission

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"Environmentally sustainable and profitable agriculture, quality food for all, and the preservation of biodiversity."

Intellectual focus

Providing technological solutions to the agricultural & water related issues and deploy CPS in the following technology verticals.

Food Processing IndustryFood Processing Industry
Rural DevelopmentRural Development
FisheriesFisheries
Skill Development & EntrepreneurshipSkill Development & Entrepreneurship
Textiles industryTextiles industry
Electronic and ITElectronic and IT
Fertilizer industryFertilizer industry
Food and Public DistributionFood and Public Distribution
Atomic EnergyAtomic Energy
NITI AayogNITI Aayog

Hub Governing Board

Our hub governing board consists of a perfect blend of industry and academia. From creating processes to decision-making, we build our core values into nearly every single things we do at AWaDH.

Prof. Rajeev Ahuja

Prof. Rajeev Ahuja

Chairperson - HGB, and Director - IIT Ropar

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Industry Members

Mr. G. S. V. Umakishore

Mr. G. S. V. Umakishore

Director, Samsung 5G Technology Research Division, Bangalore

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Mr. Jigar Halani

Mr. Jigar Halani

Director-Solution Architect & Engineering, Nvidia, South Asia

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Mr. Jitin Talwar

Mr. Jitin Talwar

Founder and Member of the Talwar Advocates – Chandigarh

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Academic Members

Prof. Dheeraj Sanghi

Prof. Dheeraj Sanghi

Director - PEC University, Chandigarh

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Prof. Deepak Kashyap

Prof. Deepak Kashyap

Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Ropar

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Dr. Navin Kumar

Dr. Navin Kumar

Dean - R&D, ex-officio Member, IIT Ropar

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Dr. C. C. Reddy

Dr. C. C. Reddy

Dean - IR, ex-officio Member, IIT Ropar

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Dr. Pushpendra P. Singh

Dr. Pushpendra P. Singh

Project Director

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ICPS Mission Director - DST

Dr. K R Murali Mohan

Dr. K R Murali Mohan

ICPS Mission Director, Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi

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