The International Water Conclave 2024 to be held in Shillong scheduled for February 9 and 10 aims to tackle pressing water issues prevalent in hill states.
The objective is to foster discussions among international and national experts, policymakers, researchers, and stakeholders on sustainable water conservation practices, particularly in hilly regions.
The conclave is organised by the government of Meghalaya in collaboration with the Ministry of Jal Shakti and with active support from partner agencies.
The key participants include experts and practitioners on water security, climate change, and related issues from Meghalaya, northeastern states, other hill states of India, and select international participants.
A government statement said the conclave is poised to mark a significant milestone in the arena of water conservation and management.
The curtain raiser for the conclave will take place at the State Convention Centre at 1 pm on February 7.