Shri Pradeep Kumar, Member (RM) Central Water Commission has done his graduation with Honours in Civil Engineering from NIT, Allahabad. He joined Central Water Engineering (CWE) Group Á’ Service, CWC (Central Water Commission) in September 1983.

He has worked in various capacities in CWC, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.  He has worked in various fields such as Remote Sensing, Hydrological Observations, Water Quality, Coastal Erosion, Flood Forecasting, cadre controlling, preparation of DPRs for about three decades at various levels.  He served as Faculty of National Water Academy for five years before taking over as Commissioner in the year 2011 till 2016.  He also discharged the duties of CMD, NPCC. He was also in the Board of Directors of WAPCOS and NPCC in different spells prior to taking the responsibility of Project Appraisal Organisation as Chief Engineer in 2016.

He is Life Time Member of Indian Water Resources Society (IWRS) and Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH). Besides attending/conducting various seminars/workshops/trainings he has also authored about 12 technical papers/Manuals and a Book on Hydrological Observation. He took over as Member, River Management in March 2017.