Sustainable greywater management and reuse at community level Training -1 (Jal Jeevan Mission)

Date: October 28 - 29, 2021

A two days training program on “Sustainable greywater management and reuse at community level”, was conducted between October 28-29, 2021, on virtual platform Zoom by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi. This was done under CSE’s work as Key Resource Centre under Jal Jeevan Mission, Ministry of Jal Shakti.

The training was specially designed for officials of Middle Management level working under Jal Jeevan Mission.

The objectives of this training program were as follows:

  • Understand the basics and issues related to Greywater Management in context of JJM.
  • Understanding the need of greywater treatment.
  • Greywater treatment criteria, use of technology.
  • Understanding the pollutant level in greywater, impact of use of undertreated water
  • Planning and design of treatment technologies available for greywater treatment
  • To understand how to locate the treatment location at village/cluster level
  • Community level greywater Management
  • Reuse of greywater
  • Sourcing of fund mechanism

The speakers of the training were from Ministry of Jal Shakti, Centre for Science and Environment, Nirmal Gram Nirman Kendra, Indian Institute of Technology – Madaras, ZilaPanchayatHaveri, Karnataka and BORDA – SA.

There were in total 83 participants who were nominated for the training program.  The participants were from seven states and Union Territories – Bihar, Punjab, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Sikkim, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

The training was appreciated in all respect. There was a request for onsite training on this topic along with site visit.




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Few Suggestions and Compliment from the Participants
Mr. G. Maheshewara Rao PA to SE, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation, Andhra Pradesh
If there is any possibility, please arrange field visit to Haveri district Karnataka to see the most innovative work done by them under the initiation of Sri Roshan sir.
Mrs. Hazera Banu Assistant Engineer, Andaman & Nicobar
Thanks for the training it is new initiative for the good conservation of the water.
Mrs. Soraia Maria Coutinho, Assistant Surveyor of Works, Office of Chief Engineer I, Public Works Department Panaji Goa
The program is very informative.
Mr. Sujit Sinha, Assistant Engineer, Panchayati Raj Department, Bihar
Government can also bind RERA of state to do GWM, or it can take under JJM.
Kum. Rosalina Borges, Assistant Surveyor of Works, WD IX, Public Works Department Marago Goa
Overall presentation was very good