Shri G.S. JHA, Member (D&R), Central Water Commission has done Graduation in Civil Engineering and Post-Graduation in Structural Engineering, both from BHU-IT, Varanasi with Honors and joined Central Water Engineering (CWE) Group ‘A’ Service (Central Water Commission, CWC) in April, 1981.

He has worked in various capacities in CWC, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, (MoWR, RD & GR), Ganga Flood Control Commission (GFCC) and Brahmaputra Board since then. Prior to the assignments of Commissioner (CADWM) and Commissioner (Pen. Riv.) in the Ministry during 2008-14, he worked as Senior Joint Commissioner(CAD) during 1997-2002. He also worked in Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of United Nations as an Irrigation Expert for implementation of special programme on food security (SPFS) in Lesotho, Africa. He has authored/ co-authored about 20 technical articles in different national & international seminars/ conferences, delivered various lectures in different training/ workshops, edited different journals and has written a book (manuscript), “Pubottaranjali”, which is a collection of technical articles, mostly on North-Eastern part of the country in Hindi. He has taken over as Member (Design & Research) in CWC on 09/11/2015 with additional charge of Chairman, Ganga Flood Control Commission (GFCC), Patna and as Chairman, Central Water Commission, w.e.f. 1.1.2016.