Prof Basant Maheshwari’s research focusses on water and its interactions with the landscape. This includes modelling and analysing the water cycle for long-term water resource planning at a regional level. It also aims to understand the implications of social, economic, cultural, policy and institutional aspects of water cycle management.

Engagement with community, government agencies and other stakeholders is a key aspect of Basant’s work addressing significant local water issues. This includes instrumentation of the watershed, community and school engagement and working with government agencies and policy makers.

Basant has a B E. in Agricultural Engineering, M.Eng. in Soil & Water Engineering and a PhD in Water Resources Management.

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