Training Programme on Integrated Waste Management

With rapid urbanisation and rising incomes, India is facing a massive waste management challenge. Urban population of India generates 62 million tonnes of municipal solid waste per annum. Only 43 million tonnes (MT) of the waste is collected, 11.9 MT is treated and 31 MT is dumped in landfill sites. It is urgent need of the hour that focus of waste management shifts to processing and resource recovery. 

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) recognises this need and is organizing an advanced five-day training programme on “Integrated Waste Management”. The objective of the programme is to get a better understanding of main features of the management of Solid, Plastic, Bio-medical, E-waste and C&D waste, the technologies involved in their treatment, the key legislative frameworks and the stakeholders involved. Some of the key takeaways for participants from this training shall be 

  1. Existing status of waste management in India

  2. Major provisions of the new Waste Management Rules, 2016 and their status of compliance

  3. Role and responsibility of different stakeholders

  4. Inventorisation and Extended Producer Responsibility.

  5. Decentralised waste management

  6. Use of IEC for behaviour change

  7. Site visits to learn about best practices 

Training methodology: Lectures, case studies, class exercises, discussion and field visits


Course Duration: November 6-10 , 2017

Time: 10 AM - 5:30 PM 

Venue: CSE, 41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi -110062 

Course fee: Rs. 15,000 for urban developers, government officials and consultants, Rs. 10,000 for academicians, NGOs and researchers, Rs. 7,500 for students

Last Date for Applying: 15 October, 2017

Note: Accommodation can be arranged nearby the training centre, would incur extra charges

For details contact:

Neha Walani, Programme Officer, 
Environmental Governance Unit (Waste Management), 
Centre for Science and Environment, 
41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi-110062
Ph: 91-11-2995 5124 / 6110 (Ext. 204); Fax: 91-11-2995 5879
Mobile: +91 9833216072, 


Waste management practitioners, officials from central and  state urban departments, municipalities, urban & town planners, academicians, students, NGOs

A certificate of participation will be awarded  at the end of the programme.