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Dadri Boy Receives Rs 2 Cr Scholarship in the UK to Research Haryana’s Water Crisis

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ROHTAK: Partik Kumar, a resident of Pichopa Khurd village in the Charkhi Dadri district, has achieved a remarkable feat by securing admission into the PhD program at the University of York, UK. He has been awarded a prestigious scholarship worth Rs 2 crore as part of the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) doctoral program.
Partik Kumar’s research will focus on interdisciplinary approaches to address the pressing water crisis in Haryana and Northern India.His research aims to adapt the world’s most advanced technology to local scenarios and discover the best irrigation management methods for sustainable agrarian livelihoods.
Currently associated with WELL Labs, an organization dedicated to research and innovation in natural resources management and agrarian livelihoods, Partik brings valuable experience from his previous work with Haryana’s Irrigation and Water Resources Department, where he was actively involved in implementing state programs.
Partik completed his schooling at Sainik School Kunjpura. He holds a master’s degree in Water Policy and Governance from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Partik’s father, Surender Singh, expressed immense pride, stating that it was a proud moment for them and the entire village.

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