Dr. Murari Lal Gaur is a renowned soil & water conservation engineer who earned his B Tech (Agril. Engg.) @1984 followed by Masters/ Doctoral @2000 in Hydrology from IIT Roorkee. He has more than 37 years diverse experience with 24 years working in ICAR @ARS1986 keeping positions up to Principal Scientist. Since last 13 years he is in Anand Agril University (AAU) Gujarat, as one of the senior Professor. Prior to it he had been HOD, founder Principal & Dean for newly established Agril Engg College & faculty at Godhra. He has fabulous exposures in NRM domain, being engaged in water & watershed-based R&D projects ever since start of his career; by serving 5 prime ICAR institutions dealing 21 experimental research projects and more than 30 watershed schemes with 4 different ministries in 6 Indian states. He has sound strengths on conceptualizing/executing giant outsourced R&D projects, technology transmissions, profound class room teaching (diploma to doctorate programs at 6 colleges), guiding dozens of M Tech & PhD students, Research & Academic infrastructure creation, RMP, and multidisciplinary/multi-institutional working. He has 12 key national awards/ recognitions in his name with more than 100 publications of global repute including policy-oriented books/R&D outcomes.