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Ajaya Dixit

President, ISET-Nepal

Mr. Dixit is the editor of Water Nepal, a journal addressing Himalayan water and development; and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nepal Water for Health (NEWAH), a Nepali NGO that has built water supply schemes serving over 350,000 people in Nepal. Mr. Dixit taught hydraulics at Tribhuvan University's Institute of Engineering until 1989 and recently authored the current leading textbook in hydraulics, published in 2002, Basic Water Science. He has worked extensively as a consultant on water resources and environment for bilateral and multilateral organizations in Nepal. Mr. Dixit served as a member of the National Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, Rio Conference (1992). He also represented the private sector in His Majesty's Government of Nepal Water and Energy Commission from 1994 to 1997.