Date: May 21-25, 2019
Rural Waste-Water Management Unit has started a series of training on “Sustainable Sanitation” specifically designed for the state of Karnataka. The first training programme in the series on Sustainable Sanitation in Rural Areas has been conducted from May 21-25, 2019 at Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute, Alwar Rajasthan. This five- day programme is attended by 34 participants representing 15 districts of the state. The objective of this training programme was to brief and create an understanding of different toilet technologies and management issues of water and waste (solid and liquid) in rural areas and sustainability of open defecation free status. The participants are panchayat development officer, district solid liquid waste management consultants, sanitation engineers and technical engineers. The participants have been nominated by the Swachh Bharat Mission (G) Directorate, Government of Karnataka and are involved in actual implementation of the projects on the ground. The state is focusing mainly on implementation of solid liquid waste management and retrofitting of wrong toilet designs.
|List of Participants|
|“The learning experience is great here. It serves as a medium through which I get new insights in the area of solid and liquid waste management. This will further add value in ongoing projects in the district”
By: Gopi R, Assistant Engineer, Dakshina Kannada District
|“We are starting to work in area of liquid waste, faecal sludge and solid waste management. This training help us build knowledge and network that can be explored in future. The thematic sessions were very focused and content rich.’
By: Santhosh Nayak, Assistant Engineer, Haveri District