May 29-31, 2018
May 29-31, 2018
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs of the Government of India has recognised CSE as a Centre of Excellence (COE) in the area of sustainable water management.
WaterAid International has identified the partnership between CSE and WaterAid Bangladesh as an outstanding example in its category.
Starts: 14 August, 2017 Ends: 8 December, 2017
The training is part of three stage handholding process – an initiative by CSE to support other existing laboratories in Ganga basin states and across India. The focus of ToT is to create multipliers – mid level lab technicians and lab managers who can further train fellow technicians as well as contribute to effectively monitoring any decentralized treatment system that manages wastewater/ faecal sludge in long run as certified laboratory. The details of proposed handholding training is as follows -
Date: October 5-9, 2015 The Ministry of Urban Development has acknowledged the lack of skilled man power in urban local bodies across India and has therefore developed the ‘Capacity Building Scheme for Urban Local Bodies’ (CBULB). The programme aims to enhance knowledge, skills and attitude of city officials for the mainstreaming of reforms and best management practices (BMPs) of sustainable water and wastewater management through training programmes followed with field exposure visit, seminars and workshops.
Existing status of septage management in Indian cities can be ranked to very poor to poor, due to lack of proper guidelines, awareness amongst stakeholders, and lack of knowledge skill and attitude of city managers. Taking this grave situation into account, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has made efforts to mainstream septage management in India since. In 2012, CSE published the 7th report- India’s first and most comprehensive survey of water and sewage management in a two volume set publication- “Excreta Matters”.
India has witnessed a rapid increase in urban population (with expected growth rate of 2.54% population per annum) during the past few decades. Today all cities and towns are exerting pressure on water resources leading to increasing water demand and supply gap.Furthermore, this increasing urbanization in India is resulting in a heavy clamor of “built-up area” which includes residential, commercial and retail spaces.