The Indian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (INCID) is the representative National Committee for India in the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID), primarily working for bringing improvements in irrigation and drainage in India.
INCID and ICID were both formed on 24th June 1950. INCID was created to cater specifically to India’s needs for improvements in irrigation & drainage, through closer & active interactions with ICID.
With about 7 decades of a successful and accomplished legacy, INCID has served as anappropriate forum for stakeholders to deliberate & encourage improvements in irrigation, drainage & flood control practices through application of engineering, agriculture, economic, environmental, legal, & social science technology.
INCID, as thededicated national committee,was reconstituted as a representative body in ICID at the national level in August, 2019 with members from the Central government Ministries/ Departments (CWC, CGWB, ICAR, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Jal Shakti, etc.), State Water Resources/Irrigation Departments and, Professional Society/ NGOs, Private sector, Academic Institutes, WALMIs, IMTIs etc.
The Chairman, CWC heads INCID and Chief Engineer (Environment Management Organization), CWC is the Member-Secretary. The Remote Sensing Directorate, CWC serves as the INCID secretariat.