The fundamental principle underlying CSE’s water management programme is that the looming water crisis facing the country is not primarily due to a lack of water, but rather arises from mismanagement of water resources. The centralized management paradigm has kept the citizens out and taken away their sense of responsibility towards managing their water.MORE +
A Public Service Advertisment on Rainwater Harvesting by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
CSE has helped the state governments of Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Bihar in developing policies/operative guidelines on faecal sludge and septage management.
WaterAid International has identified the partnership between CSE and WaterAid Bangladesh as an outstanding example in its category.
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs of the Government of India has recognised CSE as a Centre of Excellence (COE) in the area of sustainable water management.
CSE, as a part of the NFSSM alliance, played a key role in developing the national policy on Faecal Sludge and Septage Management.