Training Programme on Cleaner Fly Ash Brick Production

Building construction in India is estimated to grow at a rate of 6.6 per cent per year between 2005 and 2030. At present, around 75 per cent of the total walling material market is dominated by fired clay bricks. However, Fly ash bricks & blocks sector is becoming the best alternative to replace red bricks. With Government norms getting lenient for the sector to promote its utilization, a substantial growth in number of manufacturing units is observed. This has aroused a need to address numerous challenges associated with the sector to make it environmentally sustainable.

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and All India Association of Fly Ash Products (AFAPM) are jointly organizing a Four (04) days capacity building programme for Fly ash brick entrepreneurs and consultants to strengthen their capability to address such challenges. 

Course Highlights:

  • Applicable Rules and Regulations;
  • Issues and Challenges;
  • Understanding of raw material, their sources, composition and quality parameters
  • Comparative analysis of fly ash brick manufacturng machines;
  • Mechanization and Automation of manufacturing process;
  • Interaction with National level experts;
  • Class exercises and field visit in addition to lecture shall be the components of entire training programme to provide hands on experience. 

AAETI Signature Session: Quality Assurance
Special session on Good practices for storage, transport & handling of raw material at fly ash brick manufacturing units. Emphasis will also be given on quality brick production.    

Who can apply
Fly ash brick Enterpreneurs, Consultants associated in this field, Researchers and Prospective stakeholders.

Course Duration:  July 17–20, 2018

 Time: 9:30 a.m.–5.30 p.m.

Last date for applying: 30 June 2018

Course Venue
Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute (a Centre for Science and Environment initiative), Nimli (near Alwar), Tijara, Rajasthan. 

Course Fees
The course is not chargeable, however, interested applicants are required to fill up the participation form. Shortlisted participants will be informed through mail.

For other details, please contact:

Ishita Garg,
Senior Research Associate,
Environmental Governance Unit (Compliance Enforcement),
Centre for Science and Environment,
41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi-110062
Ph: 91-11-2995 5124 / 6110 (Ext. 251); Fax: 91-11-2995 5879
Mobile: +91 9899676011