AMRUT Sensitization Training Programme for Elected Representatives, Jharkhand Date: November 21-23, 2017


Venue: Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi

Date: November 21-23, 2017

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is a designated Centre of Excellence of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Govt. of India for capacity building and mainstreaming reforms/ good practices under CBULB scheme since 2009 conducting capacity building activities. Since, 2016 CSE has also been empanelled as training institution in subject area: (i) Engineering & Public Health and (ii) Town Planning - to roll out training programmes in AMRUT cities.   

The centre is supporting states/target cities for delivery of individual capacity building programmes such as – Strategic training plan based on TNA, research studies/documentation, exposure visit/workshops/seminar for capacitating municipal functionaries and elected representatives. This would also include coaching and task related assistance from peers / mentors as well as visibility and preparation of IEC materials. 

The handholding training will include orientation workshops followed with sectoral innovation and good practices – in water supply, sewerage and septage management, non-motorised transport and other related sectors – waste management, wastewater recycling / reuse etc. 

Taking the above into account, CSE has signed an MoU with Jharkhand state to roll out training programmes as per the AMRUT guidelines and as per the training plan encoded in the approved SAAP document. Under this partnership, CSE organized a state level workshop in Jharkhand on ‘Sewage and Septage Management’ in 2016 followed by sensitization training of elected representatives. In the series of the sensitization trainings, CSE is organizing the fourth training on the above topic from 21-23rd November 2017 at New Delhi.

Sensitisation and knowledge enhancement of elected representatives on various thrust areas under AMRUT.

Thematic Focus and Objectives:

  • Knowledge sharing on the impact of inadequate urban services and its challenges faced by the cities

  • Update on existing missions and impact of their convergence 

  • Interact with the real implementers to strengthen knowledge on successful best management practices in the thrust areas

Training Coordinators

Dr. Mahreen Matto
Programme Manager- Water Management 
Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi, India
Tel: +91-11-40616000, 29955124, 299956110 ext. 257 
Fax. +91-11-29955879 

Dr. Suresh Rohilla
Programme Director- Water Management 
Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi, India
Tel: +91-11-40616000, 29955124, 299956110 ext. 286 
Fax. +91-11-29955879