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Gurdial Singh Chandpuri

Gurdial Singh Chandpuri, Indian water resources engineer. Member Institution Engineers India, Institution Water Engineers and Scientists (United Kingdom), Engineering Institution Zambia (member agricultural engineering section council 1977-1979), Indian Water Resources Society Roorkee (life). Sikh.

Background

  • Chandpuri, Gurdial Singh was born on April 8, 1938 in V.Chandpur, India (now Pakistan). Son of Ram Singh and Maya Devi.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with Honors, G.N. Engineering College, Ludhiana, India, 1963. Mechanical Engineering (WRD) civil (Honours), University Roorkee, India, 1973.

    Career

    • Lecturer civil engineering Government Polytechnic, Ambala, India, 1963. Assistant executive engineer National Projects Construction Corporation, Farakka, India, 1963-1964, Ministry of Rys., Calcutta, India, 1964. Assistant director Central Water Commission, New Delhi, 1964-1975.

      Senior executive engineer-water and drainage Ministry Works and Supply, Lusaka, Zambia, 1975-1980. Deputy director Central Water Commission, New Delhi, 1981-1986, director, since 1986.

    Works

    • Contributor papers to professional publications Assistant secretary Guru Nanak Council Zambia, Lusaka, 1977-1979. Secretary Central Water and Power Engineering Services Association, New Delhi, 1983-1986. Merit scholar Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, 1955-1957, University scholar, 1959-1963.

      Central Water Commission grantee University Roorkee, 1970-1971.

    Membership

    Member Institution Engineers India, Institution Water Engineers and Scientists (United Kingdom), Engineering Institution Zambia (member agricultural engineering section council 1977-1979), Indian Water Resources Society Roorkee (life).

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, music, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Mohinder Kaur, February 20, 1966. Children– Taranjit Singh, Sharanjit Singh.
    • father: Ram Singh
    • mother: Maya Devi
    • spouse: Mohinder Kaur
    • children: Taranjit Singh Chandpuri
    • Sharanjit Singh Chandpuri
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