South Asia Training Programme on Sustainable water management, July 5-7, 2012 | Centre for Science and Environment

South Asia Training Programme on Sustainable water management, July 5-7, 2012


List of participants    

Shreya Bajimaya
CIUD, Nepal

Mahesh Neupane
DWSS, Rainwater Harvesting and 
Appropriate Technology Development Section

Shreerendra Prakash Pokharel
SEWA Nepal

Pabitra Basnet
Clean Energy Nepal

Suman Shakya
One Planet Solution

Narendra Man Dongol

Sabindra Mahajan

Rima Lamichhane
Technical Associates Services Pvt Ltd

BekhaRatna Maharjan
C.E Construction

Gyanendra Maharjan
Geo Spatial Systems Pvt Ltd

Sangita Dandekhya
Civil Engineer

Min Prasad Basnet
WASH- Technical Officer

Tost Raja Chhetri
Civil Engineer

Sabina Khanal
Central Dpt of Environmental Science

Sultana KanizFatema

Suraj Rajbhandari

BiswaNath Shrestha


 Shakila Shrestha
CE Services 

Kamana Gurung
Embassy of Finland

Surendra Khanal
M.R. Construction Pvt Ltd

Rajesh Dongol
Sanitary and Plumbing

Rajani Maharjan

Kabita Poudyal

Kamana K.C. 

Sraddha Basnyat
Self Employed

Chandra ShovaShakya
Lalitpur Sub- Metropolitan City Office

Sainik Raj Singh
Civil Engineer Metropolitan City

Anand Gautam

Rama ThapaChhetri

Raju Dongol
Smart Paani

Riza Sharma

Umesh Rupakheti
LUMANI Support Group for Shelter

Jeevan Kasula





  • 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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