State Training on Planning and Implementation of Effective Faecal Sludge and Septage Management

Dates: December 17-21, 2018
Venue: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (Day 1-2)
Field Exposure Visit: Bhubaneswar and Puri, Orissa (Day 3-5)

Centre for Science and Environment is organizing a State Level Technical Training & Field Exposure Visit on “Planning and Implementation of Effective Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSSM)” aimed at building capacity of officials involved in implementation of FSSM in the state. The training would be held in Hotel Lineage, Lucknow for 2 days dated: 17-18 December 2018. All participants after the training will travel on dated: 18 th December evening to Bhubaneswar, Orissa (via Delhi / Kolkatta) for a field exposure visit to learn from state/cities experience on mainstreaming effective FSSM. The exposure visit is being organized by CSE in partnership with Orissa State Water Supply and Sewerage Board.

The training cum exposure visit is one of the various activities planned by CSE Programme Support Unit (PSU) - Lucknow assisting Department of Urban Development, Uttar Pradesh on mainstreaming effective faecal sludge and septage management. The aim of this state level training is to sensitize and build develop a cadre of key state and municipal official who will learn in depth of challenges, issues and best management practices and implement FSSM in target town/cities in the state.

Target audience: The training will target 15 participants - state and municipal functionaries (planner, engineers from UP Jal Nigam, PMU AMRUT and SGRBA) involved in planning, designing and
implementation of FSSM including Bijnor and Chunar urban local bodies. In addition, 5 senior officials and / or policy makers (Project Director, Municipal Commissioner / Executive Officer / Mayor are invited to the exposure visit.

The learning objectives of the training cum field visit are:

  • Develop understanding and issues pertaining to the various components of the value chain of FSSM (containment, transportation, treatment/safe disposal, end use) including stakeholder engagement.
  • Strengthen skills for planning and implementing FSTP or co-treatment at existing sewage treatment plant / with organic solid waste including site selection, identification/selection of suitable technology, tendering, execution and selection of service provider.
  • Learn about the operation, maintenance including monitoring of FSTPs required for fulfilling the regulatory requirements.
  • Understand the business models and funding requirement to operationalise FSSM in the cities.
  • Interact with other states/cities officials and other who have successfully implemented FSSM solution and interact from experiences of real beneficiaries.       

CSE Coordinators:

Rahul Mankotia
Programme Manager - Water Programme (Delhi Office)
+91-11-40616000 (Ext: 312), mobile: 81465 87322

Naveen Kumar
Deputy Programme Manager- Water Programme (PSU Lucknow Office)

For further details, please contact:

Dr. Suresh Kumar Rohilla
Senior Director, CSE
Academic Director, School of Water & Waste, AAETI



"The ULBs that are preparing city sanitation plan through these trainings are enhancing their knowledge and becoming capable of preparing their CSP themselves."

Dr. Nasruddin, [Assistant Director, Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies, UP]
"The training was immensely helpful to all the participants and they learned the best practices on FSSM, storm water and rain water harvesting, the sessions were very informative and it indeed provides opportunies for Bihar to implement pilot project on DWWTS and FSTP"

Shri. Anup, Senior Civil Engineer, Bihar Ganga River Conservation and Management Society, Bihar]
"We learnt about FSTP, DWWTS, SWM, Rain Water Harvesting and it has helped us to develop a holistic view for developing a time-bound plan for our NPP and help make a beautiful and healthy city, with improved ranking".

Smt. Amita Singh, Executive Officer, Ramnagar
"We committed for pilots projects on Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant and Decentralized Wastewaster Treatment System for Bijnor."

Shri. Indrapal Singh, Executive Officer, Bijnor