Monday, July 31, 2017

National Exposure visit for officials from Ganga Basin cities

On 31st July, BIOME Trust facilitated the National Exposure visit of officials in the urban local bodies situated in the Ganga Basin. The visit was organised to Rainbow Drive Layout, a residential gated community which has shown exemplary initiatives in water management.

The visit was organised by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi. Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi in partnership and support of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), Ministry of Urban Development andNational Mission Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ministry of Water Resources for River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India has been organizing the hand-holding training for capacitating municipal functionaries of 10 selected Ganga basin cities on preparation of city sanitation plans.

A National Field Exposure Visit, where the aim is to introduce participants to BMPs of wastewater/septage management on ground. The participants include officials nominated from NMCG, MoUD and commissioners, chairperson, city managers, sanitation inspectors, civil engineers, urban planners etc of urban local bodies from Katihar, Ramnagar and Chunar of the Ganga basin.

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