Advanced Training on Planning and Designing for Treatment of Faecal Sludge & Septage

Date: July 22-27, 2019

Water Programme conducted a 'Advanced Training cum Exposure Visit on Planning and Designing of Faecal Sludge and Septage (FSS) from 22-27 July’ 2019. The overall objective was to provide hands on training on planning and designing for treatment of faecal sludge and septage with case studies of global best practices.

The training included class room based sessions from 23rd-25th July run by Master Trainers Mr David Robbins on planning and designing FSTP, Mr DoraiNarayana on designing for Co-Treatment of FSS in STP and sessions on Co-composting of FSS with municipal solid waste by Mr Abdullah Al-Muyeed&Mr.SumanKanti (WaterAid Bangladesh).

The sessions included group exercises and discussion such as exercise on Planning for FSTP in a sample city, quantification of FS generation in a city, designing Planted Drying Beds and exercise on designing for Co-Treatment in an STP (taking the case study of Bijnor STP).

The training participant included engineers from UP Jal Nigam, officials from U.P. Urban Local Bodies, NMCG, Bihar SMCG and consultants.

The training was followed by an exposure visit to Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant in Bhubaneswar and Co-treatment unit in Puri, Odisha on 26-27 July’2019. The exposure visit is being conducted in collaboration with Odisha Water Supply and Sewerage Board (OWSSB).MrPrasantaMohapatra (Project Director, (OWSSB)) interacted with the participants and shared Odisha's experience in designing and implementing FSTPs in the state.

List of Participants

Name Designation Location

Amit Gautam (only training)

Junior Engineer (Water) Bijnor


District Program Manager Unnao

Nagendra Kumar

Assistant Engineer, UPJN Gangaghat


Assistant Engineer, UPJN Saharanpur


District Program Manager Ghazipur

Sandeep kumar

Executive Engineer, UPJN Lucknow

Rajesh Kumar

Assistant Engineer, UPJN Lucknow

Shafiqur Rahman

Assistant Engineer, UPJN Rae Bareilly

Sunny Singh

Assistant Engineer, UPJN Lakhimpur


Assistant Engineer, UPJN Jhansi

Yogendra Kumar Neeraj

Assistant Engineer, UPJN Gonda

Ajit Kumar Singh

Assistant Engineer, UPJN Bahraich

Ahatisham Uddin

Assistant Engineer, UPJN Rampur

P.K. Gupta

Assistant Engineer, UPJN Pilibhit

Dr Hema Patel

Project Officer, NMCG Delhi

Mahender Singh

Monitoring Expert, NMCG Delhi

J N Singh

Team Leader, SMCG Patna

Anil Kumar Mishra

EE, UD & HD, SMCG Patna


GM (Jal), Nagar Nigam Shahjahanpur

Arjun Sharma (only training)

Programme Officer, NIUA Delhi

Thakur Pandit (only training)

Consultant Nepal

Gaurav Kumar

Assistant Engineer, UPJN Bijnor


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Ahatisham Uddin, AE, UPJN, Rampur

Ajit Kumar Singh, AE, UPJN, Bahraich

Dr Hema Patel, Project Officer, NMCG

Rohit Chaurasia, AE, UPJN, Jhansi

Sunny Singh, AE, UPJN, Lakhimpur

Thakur Pandit, Consultant, Nepal

Yogendra Kumar Neeraj, AE, UPJN, Gonda
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