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Meeting and Book Release of ‘Not in my Backyard’ in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, 16th March, 2017

A one day meeting on Solid Waste Management was conducted in association with Kerala’s Sanitation Programme, called Suchitwa Mission on 16th March, 2017 in Padmam Auditorium, Institute of Management in Government (IMG), Thiruvananthapuram.

The meeting received good participation from urban local bodies (ULBs) from Kerala and other South Indian States - Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana and Tamil Nadu. Also, other stakeholders such as representatives from local government, officials from Suchitwa Mission, academicians and NGOs attended the programme.

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Training Programme Safe Access and Parking Strategies for Liveable Cities

December 12-14, 2016 

List of participants

 
   

Mr. Ishtiyak Ahmed
Chief Town Planner
Ghaziabad Development Authority
Ghaziabad

Knowledge Exchange on CSPs @ FSM4

In order to address the looming challenge of “faecal sludge management” (FSM), the global platform for discussion (FSM4) was conducted in Chennai, India in February, 2017. The event focused on innovative and practical solutions that can be scaled up and included three tracks- research, case studies and industry and exhibition. CSE took part in various events (coveyor/co-convenor, oral presentations, poster) and was that as a key leader from India with global presence as well.

Some of the key events are listed below for further details-

Training at Asian Institute of Technology on Faecal Sludge and wastewater characterization and lab safety and management- August 22, 2016 to September 6, 2016

CSE staff from pollution monitoring laboratory and water programme were sent to be trained on the subject of “Faecal Sludge & wastewater characterisation, lab safety and management” at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand.The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), founded in 1959, is an international that specializes in engineering, advanced technologies, and management and planning. Its aim is to "promote technological change and sustainable development" in the Asia-Pacific region, through higher education, research, and outreach.

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Experience Sharing visit to UKZN-PRG South Africa

 CSE Water Team visited UKZN’s Faecal Waste testing laboratory that is situated in Durban, South Africa in January-February 2017. The visit was organized as part of understanding with UKZN for knowledge and staff exchange.PRG – UKZN has extensively worked on faecal waste and is a part of global e-learning alliance for the same. It is also providing support for the upcoming faecal waste laboratory at AAETI, CSE’s Nimli Campus.

International Exposure Visit on Septage and Faecal Sludge Management in Malaysia - 6-8 February, 2017

 CSE recently organized the International Exposure Visit on Septage and Faecal Sludge Management from 6-8 February, 2017 in Malaysia. This programme is the follow up to the second handholding training progamme and the national exposure visit. This exposure visit is part of a five stage handholding process for the preparation of CSPs for select Ganga basin cities. 

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