Capacity Building | Centre for Science and Environment

Capacity Building


The main objectives under these programmes are to achieve

 

  • improved capacities and understanding about issues sustainable urban water management and sustainable buildings among municipal functionaries/city administrators and reforms,

  • increased knowledge about best practices on water/energy efficiency including water/energy conservation, rainwater harvesting and treatment and reuse of wastewater, planning and design with water – city/building scale and related reforms,

  • develop capacity to plan, design and implement projects

Comprehensive Capacity Building Programme under JnNURM directorate of MoUD

The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) has designated Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) as a Centre for Comprehensive Capacity Building under the JnNURM directorate for Sustainable Water Management including Water Audit and Efficiency, Sustainable Sanitation including Reuse and Recycle, Water and Energy efficiency.

This distinction is a result of CSE’s past efforts and initiatives on rainwater harvesting, decentralised wastewater management, community based water management, river pollution etc. Besides CSE, MoUD has identified few other reputed institutes from all over India to undertake research and other activities in the areas related to urban development (see JnNURM website).

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