TERI University in collaboration with Coca-Cola Foundation will launch the department of regional water studies. The department is to be name “Coca-Cola Department of Regional Water Studies”, It will examine water issues in an interdisciplinary framework, bringing cultural, educational and scientific factors as well as religious, ethical, social, political, legal institutional and economic dimensions towards a better and holistic approach in water management.
Arun Kansal, professor and head, Coca-Cola department of regional water studies, TERI, University stated that, apart from the academic value-addition, the department would help strengthen regional co operation around water resources by establishing networks of water management
The courses which will be offered are water quantity and resource assessment, water quality and treatment methods, water economics and financial management, water law, policy and governance and sustainability aspects.
After completion of the course students have the scope to serve in MNCs, NGOs, consultancies, grass root organizations and research institutes.