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Excreta Matters: Media briefing and workshop on Gurgaon’s Water and Sewage

 Gurgaon has outgrown the image of a satellite town. It is now a thriving, sprawling and ever spreading city of its own accord, housing approximately 4-6 million people. The industrial and residential hub is obsessed about getting water, but where the wastewater is being dumped, has not caught the fancy of water planners.

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) invites you to participate in a media briefing and workshop, to analyze the water-excreta story of Gurgaon, based on first hand data collected.

This is first of the series of workshops and meetings around the CSE's latest Seventh State of India's Environment (SOE) report Excreta Matters (71 cities: a survey), which maps its past, current and future water-wastewater footprints. The aim is to find a sustainable and affordable paradigm of urban growth with regard to water and sewage.

 

Venue: Institute of Rural Research and Development(IRRAD)
Plot 34, Sector 44 (near Epicentre), Gurgaon, Haryana
Day&  Date: Thursday, April 12, 2012

2:00 – 2:30 pm
Media briefing
2:30 – 3:15 pm

Welcome, introduction to Excreta Matters Overview of water and sewage situation in Gurgaon

Nitya Jacob, programme director-water, CSE

3:15 – 3:30 pm

Release of Excreta Matters

Rao Inderjit Singh,member of parliament from Gurgaon

3:30 – 3:45 pm

Gurgaon’s Future Plans for water and sewage

Praveen Kumar, commissioner, HUDA

3:45 – 4:00 pm

Institute of Rural Research And Development(IRRAD)’s water and sewage management strategy

Lalit Sharma, IRRAD

4:00 – 4:15 pm

Gurgaon’ agenda for wise water& sewage management

Chetan Agarwal, water analyst

4:15 – 4:30 pm
Tea break
4:30 – 5:45 pm
Discussions
5:45 – 6:00 pm

Conclusions and wrapping up

Bharat Lal Seth, senior programme manager-water, CSE

 

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    Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the New Delhi (India)-based research and advocacy organisation, invites applications from journalists to attend its Annual Media Briefing on Climate Change. The briefing will be held in New Delhi on November 6-7, 2014. It will bring together media people and experts from countries of the Global South to discuss and debate a range of contemporary issues covering the science, politics, negotiations and impacts of climate change.

    CSE has been conducting this annual media meet – but only for South Asian journalists -- since 2009. This year, the event has been opened up to journalists from other countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

    CSE will support the travel and accommodation of selected participants.

    • For any queries, please write to the following:

    Souparno Banerjee
    Email: souparno@cseindia.org

    OR

    Papia Samajdar
    Email: papia@cseindia.org

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    The Media Resource Centre

    Souparno Banerjee, programme director
    Email: souparno@cseindia.org

    Papia Samajdar, deputy programme manager
    Email: papia@cseindia.org

    Sheeba Madan, programme officer
    Email: sheeba@cseinda.org

    Aavika Dhanda, intern

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