The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) has designated Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) as a "Centre of Excellence" (CoE) for sustainable water management, under the "Capacity Building of Urban Local Bodies" (CBULB) scheme.
During 2014-15/16, the centre will further develop its portfolio on sustainable urban water management through intensive research and capacity building programmes. The CoE will be conducting residential training programmes, seminar / workshops, exposure visits and research for mainstreaming best management practices aimed at sustainable urban water management in urban local bodies under the following new key themes: (1) Septage Management (2) Urban Lake Management (3) Water Sensitive Design and Planning (4) Green Infrastructure and (5) Water Efficiency and Conservation.MORE +
October 22, 2018
The historic city of Jhansi was selected as one of the smart cities in 2015, by Government of India. As the city lies on the plateau of Central India, it is dominated by rocky relief, hence laying of underground sewerage network was a challenge.