CSE has signed a three-year MoU with the Housing and Urban Development Dept. (HUDD), Govt. of Odisha, for implementing WSUDP strategies and mainstreaming Rainwater Harvesting in towns and cities of Odisha.
CSE has been leading the movement on sustainable water management, especially Water Sensitive Urban Design and Planning (WSUDP) and Green Infrastructure, through its research, advocacy and capacity building initiatives in India, and the wider global south.
This is in line with the vision of the Govt. of Odisha, and their willingness to implement RWH and other WSUDP solutions to address the urban water issues faced in Odisha;
This strong value-based partnership is to bring about a positive paradigm shift in sustainable development, with CSE’s role being instrumental in paving the path for sustainable water management.