An expert lecture was conducted on 02/12/2022 and the topic of lecture was ‘Rain Water Harvesting: an answer to water challenges’ at RIT Roorkee for students and faculty members. The lecture was interacting; students ask many quarries and which was answered by the expert in very details. Students were so impressed that they requested to do internship under Dr. L N Thakural at NIH Roorkee. Dr. Thakural is presently working as Scientist-D in the National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee under the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India. He has over 24 years of professional experience in water resources and management. He specializes in Remote Sensing and GIS applications in water resources, Hydrological modeling, Climate change and Irrigation Water Management. He is a Nodal officer for the Swachh Bharat Mission, Jal Shakti Abhiyan and the State Specific Action Plan for Water launched by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India. He is also a Key Resource Person for the Jal Jeevan Mission.