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National Field Exposure Visit ‘Sustainable Water Management – Best Management Practices’

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.

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Date: October 5-9, 2015


A three-day training programme on Hazardous Waste Management was conducted by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), in collaboration with the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB), Tamil Nadu in Chennai. The event took place in the Cleopatra Banquet Hall, at the Checkers Hotel in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Thirty-nine senior, mid-level and newly recruited officials from the TNPCB attended the training programme.

Keynote address on 'Climate Change, Sanitation and Water Resources' at WRC RDI Symposium at Johannesburg, South Africa (16-18 Sept.2015)

WRC Research Development and Innovation Symposium and Water Tech Summit organised by Water Research Commission, South Africa was held at Johannesburg from 16-18 Sept. 2015. Dr Suresh Rohilla, Programme Director – Water Management , delivered a keynote address on 'Climate Change, Sanitation and Water Resources' in the plenary session at the symposium on 17th Sept. 2015.  The international event was attended by over 500 key water sector professional, decision makers, researchers and NGOs. The symposium attracted participants from 20 countries.     



A two-weeks training programme on Mine Management and Compliance Assurance was conducted by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi, India in collaboration with the Geological Survey and Mine Bureau (GSMB), Sri Lanka, from 14 to 25 September 2015. There were 7 GSMB officials, and 9 consultants from private organizations like GSMB Technical Services (Pvt.) Ltd, Master Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd., CML – MTD (Pvt.) Ltd., and Business Promoters & Partners Engineering (Pvt.) Ltd.,. 


Media Briefing Workshop: Reporting on the Himalayan ecosystem: Challenges and opportunities

Date: Friday, October 9, 2015

Venue: Indian Forest Research Institute (IFRI) conference hall Dehradun, Uttarakhand

The Himalayas and the cities and towns that they tower over have been at the receiving end of various kinds of environmental threats – unplanned urban growth, depleting reserves of natural resources like water and forests, growing pollution of air and water, and disastrous impacts of a changing climate.

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Date: Friday, October 9, 2015

CSE Press Invite: Countdown to Paris Climate Change Conference

A first-ever comprehensive scientific analysis of the US climate action plan 

The threat of climate change is real and we can already see the impacts of extreme weather events in the sub-continent and beyond. There is no question that all countries must take on decisive steps to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, in the interests of all. 

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Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Invite: CSE Press Conference Toxic Trucks

CSE to release new analysis on number of trucks entering Delhi and their impact on its air quality 

Every night after 10.00 PM and even earlier, Delhi’s roads are taken over by thousands of trucks. These gigantic vehicles enter and exit the city, leaving behind an immense pollution load in their wake.

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DATE: Tuesday, October 6, 2015

One Week Specialization Course for Environmental Regulators on Compliance, Monitoring & Enforcement at Indore 14-18th September, 2015

One week specialization course for Environmental Regulators from September 14-18, 2015 in Indore

A one week specialization course for environmental regulators was conducted in Indore, as part of the training programme on Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement. The programme was organized by the Centre for Science and Environment in Indore, in collaboration with Swedish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). 


Two Weeks Foundation Course for Environmental Regulators on Compliance, Monitoring & Enforcement 1-12th September, 2015

Two weeks foundation course for Environmental Regulators from September 1-12, 2015 in New Delhi

Centre for Science and Environment in collaboration with Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has organized a two weeks foundation course on Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement for environmental regulators. 

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