CSE - NMCG Advanced Residential Trainings on Making Cities Water Sensitive for improved river health (2022-23)

Participation by invitation only

Details Duration Last date for sending nomination
Water Sensitive Design and Planning  - Rainwater Harvesting at different scales November 09 – 12, 2022 November 04, 2022
Urban Waterbodies Rejuvenation and Management November 22 – 26, 2022 November 18, 2022
Decentralised Wastewater Management and Local Reuse December20 – 23, 2022 December 13, 2022


Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi is organising three advanced residential trainings. These trainings part of a 3-year duration programme - 'Capacity building initiative focusing on Making water sensitive cities in Ganga basin 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 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 12:00noon at Address: Centre for Science & Environment – 41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi (110062) and make return travel arrangement (by road/ flight/ train) on last day to respective destinations after 5pm.
  • Organisers will arrange transport (group travel by coach / cab) from Delhi to AAETI, Nimli, Rajasthan – locatedat 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

Senior Research Associate
Urban Water Programme
Mobile: +91-8699770153
Email: shivani.y@cseindia.org

Urban Waterbodies Rejuvenation and Management

Dhruv Pasricha
Deputy Programme Manager
Urban Water Programme
Mobile: +91-85274 47891
Email: dhruv.pasricha@cseindia.org

Decentralised Wastewater Management and Local Reuse

Jyoti Parsad
Programme Officer
Urban Water Programme
Mobile: +91-8559838864
Email: jyoti.parsad@cseindia.org


Training Director

Depinder Singh Kapur
Water Programme, CSE
Email: dkapur@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 AdministrationDepartment or State Urban Development Authorities
  • Engineers or Planners working with Water Supply and SewerageBoards / 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 not have prior knowledge of the subject.
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