Training programme: NCAP: Framing of strategies and targets for State and Micro Action Plans for air quality improvement in cities

Dates: July 13 - 16, 2022
Venue: Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute, Nimli (near Alwar), Tijara, Rajasthan 

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) invites participation in its four-day Training Programme on NCAP: Framing of strategies and targets for State and Micro Action Plans for air quality improvement in cities scheduled on July 13-16, 2022 at Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute (AAETI) located at Nimli (near Alwar), Tijara (Alwar District), Rajasthan. This programme has been specially designed to support implementation of the clean air action plans by about 132 cities under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) as well as the plans of 42 million plus cities for utilisation of funds disbursed by the XVth Finance Commission for clean air action. Both these programmes require time bound action to meet the target of 20 to 30 per cent reduction in particulate pollution by 2024 from the 2017 levels under NCAP; and, 5 per cent annual reduction over 5 years for the spending of the XVth Finance Commission funds. 

This training programme has been customised to build knowledge and inform practices related to implementation of micro action plans and state clean air action plans under NCAP. This programme is designed to sensitise, guide, and build regulatory capacity related to holistic approach to air quality monitoring, and planning of implementation strategies against targets in each sector of mitigation -- vehicles, industry, waste burning, C&D waste, dust control measures among others. This initiative aims to promote good regulatory practices, enhanced knowledge and build capacity for clean air action planning.

Course highlights 

  • NCAP: Clean air action planning and compliance framework
  • Strengthening air quality monitoring, alternative methods of monitoring and air quality forecasting for pre-emptive action planning
  • Understanding emission sources and profiling, new approaches to pollution source assessment, real-time source contribution visualisation, assessment of carrying capacity among others
  • Sector-wise mitigation strategies: Vehicles and transport, industries and power plants, municipal solid waste, construction and demolition (C&D) waste etc
  • Micro action plans implementation and guidance on framing State clean air action plans
  • Methods for setting targets for implementing micro action plans and state clean air action plans to build strategies for implementation 

For more information, please contact 

Shourabh Gupta
Mobile: +91-8826806794

Priyanka Chandola
Mobile: +91 – 9810414938



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Who can apply?
This programme is designed for government officials from SPCBs, ULBs and other concerned departments involved with clean air action planning
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Participants will be awarded a certificate on completion of the training