CSE is the Center of Excellence (CoE) for Sustainable Water Management
The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) has designated Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) as a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Sustainable Water Management. This distinction is a result of CSE’s past efforts and initiatives on rainwater harvesting,
decentralised wastewater management, community based water management, river pollution etc. Besides CSE, MoUD has identified few other reputed institutes from all over India to undertake research and other activities in the areas related to urban development (see MoUd website).