About us

The Centers for International Projects Trust (CIPT) is a non – profit organisation based in New Delhi and is India affiliate of Columbia Water Center, New York. CIPT works on developing and piloting new models for effective water and energy management across different regions in India. It works towards performing applied research in the areas of agriculture, water, climate change, energy and related socio – economic perspectives and provide rigorous research based knowledge as the foundation for various field based initiatives. CIPT works on developing and piloting new models for effective water and energy management across different regions in India through strategic programme partnerships with various partners including government agencies, civil society and private sector partners.

With its strong institutional mechanisms and innovative approach CIPT aims at holistically addressing the issues of water and agriculture in the country through different low-cost precision technologies, nexus modeling and extension methods. With prominent footprints in the states of Punjab, Gujarat and Jharkhand, CIPT is presently expanding its work to other states like Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.

CIPT is a member of Research Advisory Group of NABARD, Punjab and Standing Committee on Surface and Ground Water of Planning Commission of Chhattisgarh, India