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Orientation Programme on Urban Transport Strategies: Agenda for Reforms

     
 
     
List of participants    
     

Mr. H. S. Gaba
Chief General Manager (Operations)Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Mr. Manoj Ranjan
Service Manager
Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Mr. V. D. Pandkar
Regional Transport Officer
Transport Department, Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Mr. N. A. Khan
Divisional Traffic Officer
Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation, Bangalore, Karnataka  

Mr. B. G. S. R. Gowda
Divisional Traffic Officer
Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation, Bangalore, Karnataka

Mr. K. J. Sohan
Chairman, Town Planning Standing Committee
Corporation of Cochin, Cochin,  Kerala

 

Dr. Gurudev Singh
Assistant Regional Transport Officer
Transport Department, Government of Uttarakhand, Tehri, District Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand

Mr. Sanjay Poonia
Executive Engineer
Jaipur  Development Authority, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Mr. Anant Dev Tak
Senior Town Planner
Jaipur Development Authority, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Mr. Rahul Jain
Traffic Manager
Haryana Roadways, State Transport Haryana, Rohtak, Haryana

Mr. Netrapal Khatri
Traffic Manager
Haryana Roadways, Gurgaon, Haryana

Mr. Anil Kumar
Traffic Manager
Haryana Roadways, Palwal, Haryana

 

 

Announcements

  • Currently, India is far off-track in achieving its sanitation targets. Apart from open defecation and lack of sanitation facilities in urban and rural areas; the management of septage has been largely neglected and is not a priority due to the lack of awareness of its heavy contribution to environmental degradation, poor sanitation and ill-effects to health. “Septage” is the waste that accumulates in onsite sanitation systems (OSS e.g.

  •  Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an important tool to inform decision- makers, regulators and stakeholders, about the possible environmental, social and economic costs of the proposed project.

  • The increase in urbanisation has led to increase in the fresh water demand along with wastewater generation. The current water crisis is attributed to mismanagement of water resources and emphasis on the energy as well as resource intensive centralised urban water management. Need is, for the practitioners and user communities, to implement sustainable and affordable decentralised water management practices. This short term five day course will focus on – designing rainwater harvesting (RWH) and decentralised wastewater treatment (DWWT) systems including local reuse.

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