CEFIPRA supports high quality research groups through collaborative projects in advanced areas of water research. It also supports high quality seminars/ workshops/Training Schools in topics relevant to water research. Such events help in initiating interactions among scientists and technologists of the two nations and are expected to result in collaborative research projects. Principal Collaborators and Joint Collaborators (Indian & French) having permanent position in an Indian or French University/R&D Institution. Industry participation will also be encouraged.