Online course on Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) - 2016

The Faecal Sludge Management Online Course (FSM OLC) was initiated by UNESCO-IHE, The Netherlands and implemented with worldwide partners: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology/Department of Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries (EAWAG/SANDEC), Switzerland; Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand; Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh; University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa; International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering (2iE), Burkina Faso and Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), India. 

This online course on faecal sludge management has been designed with an objective to impart knowledge on all the important aspects of FS for the design and operation of a comprehensive FSM system.


  • One of the first successful online course delivered by CSE

  • A total of 52 no. of participants from various backgrounds and organisations enrolled      

  • 22 participants successfully graduated 

  • 2 International participants from Uganda and Bhutan.


We are extremely thankful to you, for giving us the opportunity for attending such a wonderfully designed course. We really learn so much and it was really a lively experience.

On the top of that, your gesture of scholarship and now waiving off the fees is really a commendable move. Please accept our sincere gratitude to you and your group for your painstaking effort in conducting courses on such apt topics.

Thank you for your encouraging quote : " We consider you as our multipliers & hope that this interaction is just a beginning."

We are very much interested to pursue research/projects and assisting in propagating knowledge about this important area among our students (esp. M.Tech. & Ph.D students), is there any way we can be part in your activities. We have well-equipped laboratory and qualified staff-members, with a very cooperative management ready to extent in any way.

Dr. Ashutosh Das 
Centre for Env. Engg. & Centre for Sustainable Development)

Dr. Mukesh Goel
Assoc. Prof.
Centre for Env. Engg.)  PRIST University


List of Participants 

Himanshu Chandra
Assistant Director
Regional Center for Urban and Environmental Studies,
Prasanna Lakshmi.M
Environmental Specialist
WSUP A,room no-304A, Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation,Vizag,Andhra Pradesh
Soma Raghu
Environmental Engineer
MA&UD, Govt. of Telangana. Municipal Council, Sircilla,
Madhavi Namburi
Indian Red Cross Society.Gannavaram Branch.
Sanjeev Sharma
Assistant Professor
Department of General and Applied Geography
School of Applied Sciences
Dr. Harisingh Gour Central University, Sagar (M.P.)
Syed Javeed
GWPPF & developing startup Mind Tree Labs
Mukesh Goel
Associate Professor, Chemical
PRIST University, Thanjavur, India
Ashutosh Das
Director (Centre for Env. Engg.)
PRIST University, Thanjavur, India
Mathew Luckose
Water Aid India
Palathinkal Zacharias Thomas ( P.Z. Thomas)
Managing Director
M/s Environmental Engineers & Consultants Pvt. Ltd
Birupakshya Dixit
Practical Action
Dr Subramanyam Busetty
Senior Assistant Professior
SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
Uday Singh Gautam
Project Manager
Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation
Sakshi Gudwani
Associate Program Officer
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Ashwathi Kaimal
Assistant Manager (Operations)
Life Link Eco Technologies Pvt Ltd
Saurabh Shukla
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Civil Engineering,
Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, Lucknow-Deva Road, Barabanki
Ram Prakash Vijayvergia
Govt PG College Nathwar
Monika Sah
Project Officer (Natural Heritage Division)
Indian National Trust For Art and Cultural Heritage(INTACH)
Anju Dwivedi
Senior Researcher
Centre for policy Research
Assistant Professor
Engineering Rural Technology Centre,Gandhigram Rural Institute –Deemed University, Gandhigram - 624 302 Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu, India
Baylon T R Gomes
Managing Director
A waste management and recycling company working with the State Government of Goa, TERI, Tetra Pak India, Schools, Institutions and Homes.
P. Sankar Ganesh
Assistant Professor
Jivantika Satyarthi
Project Officer
Indian Heritage Cities Network –Foundation , Bangalore
Abhisek Singh Paliwal
Deputy Manager(Credit)
SBI, SME Burnihat Branch,
R.Manthiram Karthik
Assistant engineer
Faculty of Rural Health and Sanitation
Ganhigram Rural Institute(Deemed University).Gandhigram.624302.
A. Renganathan
Health Officer
Na-14,Staff Quarters,Gri Campus
Gandhigram Rural University,
Gandh Igram –Dindigul
Manpreet Singh Bhatti
Associate Professor
Dept. of Botanical & Environment Sciences,
Guru Nanak Dev University
Shaji Ramakrishnan
( Environment Management) JSW Steel Ltd. ,
Vijayanagar Works, Vidyanagar P.O., Bellary 583275 , Karnataka
Wacha Alvin
Ag District Water Officer Alebtong.
Bimtech, Amity EMPI, IIPM & JIMS. ,Great Lakes,IBS,NDIM
Mihir Dilip Herlekar
Research Scholar
University of Mumbai
Sarith Sasidharan
Infrastructure and Government Advisory Ernst & Young LLP., India
Nitish Rai
Executive Director
Andhra and Telangana. Zeolite Environmental Solutions
Leena Vachasiddha
Project Assistant
National Environmental Engineering Research Institute [NEERI
Mahesh Purushottam Pathak
Chairman & Managing Director
Unity Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
Foran Chand
Science Master , Govt. High School Dasgrain
District Ropar , Education Department ,
Govt. of Punjab
Sudipti Arora
Research Scientist
Dr. B. Lal Institute of Biotechnology, Jaipur
Radhika Deore
Project Assistant II
National Environmental Engineering Research Institute(NEERI)

Shachi Pandey
Forest research institute, Dehradun


Anil Yadav
Research Associate
Centre for science and environment
Chhavi Sharda
Senior Research Associate
Centre for science and environment
Rajratna Sardar
Programme Officer
Centre for science and environment
Ramesh nair
Program Manager
Centre for science and environment
Khamba Tamang
Raina Hassan
Research Assistant
Centre for science and environment
Priyanka Tripathi
Research Scientist
Centre for science and environment
Ramakant Sahu
Research Scientist
Centre for science and environment
Poornima Saxena
Research Scientist
Centre for science and environment
Piyush Chandna
Research Scientist
Centre for science and environment
Shreya Verma
Research Associate
Centre for science and environment


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