The Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Education has sanctioned the establishment of a Centre for Water Resources Management at the University and this has been attached to WRDTC. The objective is to develop infrastructure in the area of emerging technologies and to encourage interdisciplinary research. This Centre will undertake research and development, preparation of field literature, organisation of training programmes and holding of events such as Seminar, Symposia, Workshops etc. The Ministry has been providing recurring and non-recurring grants for the procurement of equipments and its maintenance and establishment and other expenses. The Centre has installed a mini computer and procured hydrologic station including an automatic weather station, two lysimeters and soil moisture probes. The Computing facilities have been further augmented by additional memory, colour graphic terminals, digitizer and magnetic tape drive, etc.