CSE - NMCG Advanced Residential Trainings on Making Cities Water Sensitive for improved river health (2021-22)

Participation by invitation only

Venue: Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute (AAETI), Nimli, Rajasthan



Last date for sending nomination

Water Sensitive Design and Planning  - Rainwater Harvesting at different scales

November 30 - December 02, 2021

23rd  November, 2021

Decentralised Wastewater Management and Local Reuse

December 21 - 23, 2021

14th December 2021

Urban Waterbodies Rejuvenation and Management

February 22 - 24, 2022

15th February 2021


Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi is organising three advanced residential trainings. 

These trainings are a part of series of activities envisaged under the newly launched 3-year duration CSE programme – Capacity building initiative focusing on ‘Making Ganga basin cities water sensitive’ for improved river health/ flow’. The initiative is supported by National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India.  


Build a cohort of managers and practitioners for designing and implementing water sensitive urban design and planning (WSUDP) intervention in select cities.


  • Develop checklist for data requirement and collection for planning and designing of pilot WSUDP projects
  • Prepare detailed project reports with techno - economic feasibility including planning for stakeholders engagement. 
  • Design monitoring system for operation and maintenance  
  • Understand cost recovery as well as life cycle costs of interventions. 
  • Field visit and interaction with real implementers and beneficiaries.   

NOTE: TA / DA has to be borne by the nominating agency.

All participants have to –

  • Make travel arrangement to arrive at Delhi and return to respective destinations and report a day before start of training by 12.00 noon at Address: Centre for Science & Environment (CSE) – 41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi (110062) and make return travel arrangement (by road/ flight/ train) on last day to respective destinations after 5 pm.
  • Organisers will arrange transport (group travel by coach / cab) from Delhi to AAETI, Nimli, Rajasthan – located at 120km distance from Delhi by road and travel time is approx 2 hours (+/- 45 min depending on traffic conditions and time of travel). 
  • Single room occupancy accommodation for 3 nights will be available at AAETI. This includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea/coffee and snacks.

Participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion upon successful completion of the training programme.

Training Coordinators

Water Sensitive Design and Planning - Rainwater Harvesting at different scales

Mobile: +91-8699770153
Email: shivani.y@cseindia.org

Decentralised Wastewater Management and Local Reuse

Sumita Singhal
Mobile: +91-8884646146
Email: sumita.singhal@cseindia.org

Urban Waterbodies Rejuvenation and Management

Dhruv Pasricha
Mobile: +91-85274 47891
Email: dhruv.pasricha@cseindia.org




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Target Audience
  • Central / State / Municipal functionaries (decision makers / managers and regulators): Planners (Urban/ Regional/ Environment), Engineers, Architects / Landscape Architects working in Town & Country Planning / Municipal Administration Department or State Urban Development Authorities
  • Engineers or Planners working with Water Supply and Sewerage Boards / Jal Nigam or Jal Sansthan etc.
  • Any other functionaries dealing with: AMRUT, Smart Cities Mission, Jal Jeevan Mission (Urban), Swachh Bharat Mission (U), Atal Bhujal Mission, NamamiGange, Jal Shakti Mission.
  • Any other programme dealing with water, sanitation, flood, river, wetland or environment related matters in the city and its urbanizable areas.
  • Pre-read training material will be provided to all who have not attended previous online training or workshops and/or who do not have prior knowledge of the subject.
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