Indian Water Works Association (IWWA) Nagpur Centre organized ‘Annual Date Memorial Lecture’ recently.
Dr Rajesh Gupta, Head of Civil Engineering Department at VNIT Nagpur and Past President IWWA delivered a lecture on the topic ‘Leakage Reduction in Water Distribution System through Pressure Management”.
Dr Gupta described in detail the technique of ‘Pressure Management’ and presented a case study of Ramnagar Zone of Nagpur where water leakages were reduced substantially. On this occasion, IWWA felicitated MD Date and DD Date, sons of Late DV Date. Dr V A Mhaisalkar, Chairman, Dr Pawan Labhasetwar, Vice Chairman, O N Mukherjee, Secretary shared the dais.
Dr Pawan Labhasetwar welcomed the audience. Dr K C Tayade presented life sketch of Late D V Date. Dr V A Mhaisalkar also felicitated Dr Rajesh Gupta. Dr A G Bhole, former Prof & Head Civil Engineering Deptt donated Rs 2 Lakh towards Annual Endowment Lecture in the area of 66 Water Treatment at Nagpur Centre. Dr S S Kulkarni, Dr Hemant Landge, Chandrakant Gajbhiye, Dr Virendra Dehadrai, Dr P K Jain, Dr M S Kadu, Dr Sandeep Shukla, Minal Dehadrai, Dr Hastak and other members along with the students were present on the occasion. O N Mukherjee proposed a vote of thanks while, Dr. Pawan Labhasetwar conducted the proceedings. The programme was attended by around 100 members and students.