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The Centre for Advanced Sanitation Solutions (CASS) at CDD Society offers specialized capacity building and training courses on various components of water and sanitation infrastructure. Programme covers the complete spectrum of the solution - Concept, Design and Implementation

  • Aim is to bring about an attitudinal shift towards concerns of solid waste, water and sanitation by sharing knowledge in an engaging manner.
  • Programmes cover a complete spectrum of the solution - Concept, Design, Implementation and Ensuring Sustainability.
  • The learner is at the core of our training content and methodology is customised each time to suit the specific background of the participants
  • Our programmes are conducted by field level experts using a variety of experiential techniques –from case studies to field visits
  • Address every professional in the sanitation value chain –from on the ground skilled workers –plumbers, masons to policy makers

 

Training on Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems (DEWATS™)

Objective 

To introduce and impart engineering skills to professionals for designing and implementing DEWATS™.

Course Outline 

 Introduction to wastewater and its effective management

 Different approaches & technologies for wastewatertreatment

 Introduction to DEWATS™

 Feasibility and initial projectplanning

 Preliminary planning and design ofDEWATS™

 Implementation of DEWATS™

 Operation and maintenance of DEWATS™

 DEWATS™ –Sectors of application

Target Participants 

 Potential participants for this training course are from government and private organisations.

 Engineers (sanitary, environmental, etc.),   Wastewater management     practitioners. Architects,-Other professionals with a    background in related sectors

Duration 

 5 days

Expected Outcome 

After the training programme the participants have;

 developed a common understanding about the concept of wastewater

 Understood the characterisation of wastewater and prescribe the type of treatment that will be required to meet standards for appropriate wastewater management and disposal.

 acquired knowledge and skill on how to assess, analyse, plan and implement a decentralised wastewater treatment plant.

 

Trainings offered by Centre for Advanced Sanitation Solution (CASS)

 

Training on Faecal Sludge Management (FSM)

Objectives

 To expose the participants to challenges and opportunities associated with faecal sludge management

 To help them to understand stakeholder specific requirements, demand assessment, and technical site specifications

 To familiarise them on plan for collection, storage, transport, treatment, disposal and reuse

 To help them with concept to costing, resource planning and management

Course Outline 

 Principles and paradigms of FSM

 Situation assessment /gap analysis for planning FSM

 Faecal Sludge Treatment Mechanisms

 Faecal Sludge Conveyance & Treatment Technologies

 Choosing the appropriate treatment system

 Financing of FSM 

 Institutional framework & implementation steps

 Exposure visit to Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant 

 Resource Recovery and Reuse of Human Waste 

 Steps for preparation of a Detailed Project Report (DPR)

Target Participants 

 Urban planners

 Engineers in sanitation

 Wastewater researchers

 Government officials

 Sanitation officers

 NGO/community workers

 Professionals in sanitation sector

 Private Sector Players in  wastewater and sanitation sector

Training Duration

 3 days

Expected Outcome 

At the end of the training programme participants are familiar with;

 How faecal sludge is characterised

 All aspects of design and operation of a comprehensive Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) system

 Current developments in sustainable (on-site) sanitation

 Solutions that can be implemented in various urbanisation contexts

Training on Twin pit Toilets, Dry Toilets and Septic Tank 

Objectives 

 To create awareness on the significance of construction quality of toilets and its impact on environmental protection.

 To provide masons with technical knowledge and skills on the design and principles of Onsite Sanitation Systems (OSS) as specified under Swachh Bharat Mission. (Twin pit, Septic tank, UDDT, toilet)

 To familiarize the participants with the norms and the specific requirements for construction of OSS Systems

 To highlight on the importance of Operation and & Maintenance of the above mentioned OSS Systems.

Course Outline 

 Significance of Masons role in environmental protection

 Overview on Onsite Sanitation Systems (OSS)

 Design and construction of Twin Pit toilets

 Design and construction of Urine Diversion Dehydration Toilets (UDDTs)

 Design and construction of Septic tanks

 Overview on Toilet Superstructure

 Operation & Maintenance of OSS

 OSS and Manual Scavenging

Target participants 

Masons, Registered Plumbers with Government agencies (For eg.BWSSB)

Training Duration

 One day

Expected Outcome 

It is expected that the participants, upon completion of this training are sensitised to the topics on sanitation and environmental protection, have developed a clear understanding on design & construction of OSS. They are familiarised with the construction standards, quality requirements and the applicability for different OSS.

 

Advanced Training Programme on Faecal Sludge Management

Training Objectives

 To enable the participants to understand the components and need For FSM

 To provide them the skill of  applying  the components of FSM to assess the existing situation 

 To provide knowledge on the treatment options of FS and its characteristics

 To help them understand the FSTP implementation process

 To gain skills on analysing FS treatment options

Course Outline 

• Introduction to FSM 

• Faecal sludge management – Overview

• Case studies on FSM implemented

• Collection and conveyance of Faecal sludge

• Approach to Faecal sludge treatment

• Faecal sludge treatment technologies 

• Planning for FSTP implementation 

• Preparation for feasibility study

• Application of concepts

• Operation & Maintenance  of Treatment technologies

• Components and review of DPR

Target Participants

Engineers with a background in civil/environmental working with the state government departments or engineering staff of the AMRUT towns

Training Duration

 3 days 

Training Outcomes

Upon completion of the training, the target audience must be able to perform the following functions:

 Assist the ULB in charting a roadmap for FSTP implementation

 Carry out a feasibility study to determine size and input parameters for treatment, discharge standards, site conditions for setting up the treatment plant and requirement of desludging vehicles.

 Assess technically DPRs submitted by consultants for their efficacy and fit into the needs of the ULB

 Evaluate contracts for O&M of the treatment plant

 

Micro pocket approach towards Solid Waste Management  

Training Objectives 

 Understand that source separation is the key to sustainable Solid Waste Management

 Familiarize the participants with the concept of Micro Pocket Planning

 Identify opportunities for implementing rational and scientific approach for collection and conveyance using micro pocket planning in their cities.

Course Outline 

 State of Solid Waste Management in India – Exploring the Solid Waste Management Value Chain, Key Challenges, Issues

 Policy Environment – Focus on MSW Rules 2016

 Deep dive into Collection & Conveyance of Solid Waste Management

 Best Practices in Solid Waste ManagementSWM 

 Introduction to Micro Pocket Planning – Factors to consider in identifying a micro pocket, basis for man power, tools and equipment deployment, Need for Scientific planning, Case Studies and analyses on Micro Pocket Planning

 Roles of stakeholders in Micro Pocket Planning based approach – Why, how and when to involve a stakeholder, ways to deepen stakeholder engagement.

 Planning for town –Outline for Urban Local Body

Target Participants 

Commissioners from Urban Local Bodies, Senior Planners and Officials from Nodal bodies of Urban Administration responsible for Waste Management in general and Solid Waste Management in particular

Training Duration 

 3 days 

Expected outcome 

The participants will gain knowledge and skills to prepare an outline for implementation of SWM through micro pocket planning in their towns.

 

Training on Solid and Liquid Waste Management (SLWM) for rural and urban areas.

Training Objectives 

 To build understanding on different technology options in SLWM 

 To detail the principles and approach towards planning & implementation on SLWM interventions

Course Outline

 Overall orientation on SLWM

 Rules, Guidelines, Principles for SLWM

 Processes, approaches for Planning & DPR preparation

 Legal, Institutional framework & stakeholder engagement

 Appropriate technologies LWM

 Financing options

 Consolidating plans, DPRs, implementation

 Sustainable implementation, management & monitoring

 Introduction to Liquid waste management

 Technology options for Wastewater Recycling and its Disposal/Reuse

 Technology options for Solid waste Management 

 Technology options for Faecal Sludge Treatment, disposal and reuse.

Target Participants 

Senior professionals, National/ State / District officials, INGO/NGO, Trainers, field staff  

Expected Outcome 

Participants have become familiarised with planning & implementation of solid and liquid waste management at different contexts.

Training on Design and implementation of Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant (FSTP)

Objective 

To impart knowledge and skills required for planning, designing, implementing and managing Decentralised Wastewater and Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant through hands-on learning experience

Course Outline 

 Sanitation Value Chain

 Faecal Sludge Management

 Faecal Sludge Management Planning Process

 FSM feasibility Study

 FS Quantification and characterisation

 Containment & Transportation Technologies 

 Site Planning

 FS treatment mechanisms

 FS treatment technologies

 Operation & Maintenance  of Treatment Technologies

 Exposure Visit to Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant (FSTP)

 Wastewater Treatment Approaches

 DEWATS™ Principles and Modules and Design parameters

 Design of DEWATS™ Modules 

 Preparation of Detailed Engineering Design

 Commissioning of FSTP

 Preparation of FS treatment concepts for Case Studies

 Essential elements for sustainable citywide FSM

Target Participants

Engineers engaged in the sanitation and waste management sector from Urban Local Bodies, government departments, private service providers.

Training Duration 

 5 days

Expected Outcome 

 Participants have fair understanding about the fundamentals and an overview of wastewater and faecal sludge treatment technologies.

 Participants gain knowledge on operational, institutional and financial aspects of setting up DEWATS™ and FSTP 

 Participants are familiar on how to make a city-level faecal sludge management plan with the involvement of all the stakeholders.

Training on enabling safe reuse of wastewater and faecal sludge in farming 

Training objectives

The overall objective of this training is to facilitate safe reuse of treated and untreated wastewater as well as faecal sludge in agriculture. The specific objectives of this program are to enable participants to:

• Develop fundamental awareness about water, wastewater, faecal sludge and  nutrients present in these

• Reflect on farmers’ experiences with current field practices

• Increase awareness about health risks involved in reuse of raw wastewater and faecal sludge 

• Sensitize about risk mitigation and utilization of appropriate personal safety equipment for safe application of sanitary products in agriculture

• Advantages of faecal sludge and wastewater after proper treatment (regarding nutrition factor, increased quality, less health risks)

• Promote use of treated wastewater and faecal sludge with safety measures that include contemporary tools, techniques and technologies

Course Outline 

 Overview of wastewater and faecal sludge, in non-technical terms and the extent of its usage in major metropolitans.

 Untreated reuse of human waste on farmlands and its implications

 Multi-barrier approach to health risk mitigation with untreated wastewater

 Treatment of domestic wastewater and its use  for irrigation

 Composting and reuse of faecal sludge as compost/soil conditioner

 Reuse of urine and humanure from Urine Diverting Dry Toilets

 Exposure visit to local treatment facility

Target Participants

 Farmers who have practiced agricultural cultivation using untreated or treated wastewater on their farm lands 

 Farmers who use untreated/treated faecal sludge obtained from septic tanks or pit latrines

Training Duration 

 One day 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the training program, the participants will be able to: 

• Distinguish between safe and unsafe reuse practices 

• Understand adverse health impacts associated with the use of untreated effluents and ways to mitigate such risks

• Acquire skills to ensure safe and practically feasible reuse on farmlands

• Understand the potential of using treated faecal sludge and wastewater for farming activities

 

Training of Trainers on Faecal Sludge and Septage Management

Objectives

To develop trainers who can effectively manage trainings on faecal sludge management.

Course Outline 

 Introduction to faecal sludge management

 Faecal sludge characterisation

 Onsite sanitation system – Twin pit and Septic tanks.

 Collection and conveyance of faecal sludge – technology options

 Faecal sludge treatment approaches & technologies

 Components of an FSTP

 Planted drying bed Exercise: Design of planted drying bed

 Feasibility study for an FSTP

 FSM Case studies 

 Contracting and operations  for an FSTP

Target Participants 

 Engineers 

Training Duration 

 2 days 

Training Outcomes

Upon completion of the training participants will be able to contribute to trainings on faecal sludge management as a training facilitator or resource person

Training on Nutrient Recovery and Reuse of Human Waste 

Training Objectives 

 Understand safe resource recovery and reuse of products derived from human waste 

 Understand the fundamentals of wastewater and faecal sludge management

 Understand methods of nutrient recycling in wastewater and resource recovery from faecal sludge via different treatment objectives and approaches

 Understand hurdles with resource recovery and reuse interventions

Course Outline

 Understanding Sanitation & Agriculture loops   

 What is Reuse? - Concepts and implications

 DEWATS approach for nutrient recovery

 Recycling of DEWATS effluent in agriculture

 Reuse of Septage/ faecal sludge for food production: Practices & implications

 Recycling of nutrients in Faecal Sludge for agricultural reuse: Co-Composting

 Recycling of EcoSan Products in Agriculture

 Sanitation Safety Planning for improved agricultural practice

 Standard Operating Procedures: Do's and Don’ts in Reuse

 FSTP exposure visit and demonstration  on Co-composting: Fundamentals

Target participants 

This training programme is aimed at interested individuals belonging to the fields of public health, wastewater, agriculture, water and sanitation, environment and climate change. Specifically, representatives from the following groups may apply:

 Government representatives from Urban Local Bodies

 Non-government organisation working in similar thematic areas

 Community and Public Health experts

 Students and academia from the field of agriculture, environmental sciences, social sciences

Training Duration 

 3 days

Expected Outcome 

After this training, the participants should be able to:

 Gather the conceptual understanding of sanitation, agriculture and nutrition and articulate the linkages between these. 

 Gather the conceptual understanding of wastewater reuse in agriculture

 Understand the Nexus approach of closing the loop through four different ways namely:

- Wastewater treatment based reuse in agriculture, Reuse of Co-composted faecal sludge with municipal wet-waste in agriculture

- EcoSan products, i.e. urine and ‘humanure’ based reuse in agriculture 

- Solutions for raw or untreated wastewater reuse in agriculture in peri-urban India

 Appreciate the existing policy and legal scenario on wastewater reuse in India and implications and potential that each of the abovementioned ways hold for changes in policy in India

Training on Onsite Sanitation System (OSS) for Plumbers

Objective 

To equip the plumbers with understanding about basic design and installation procedures of household sewerage plumbing to the OSS or sewerage system.

Course Outline

 Dual Plumbing –(what, why, how)

 Sewer connections - Importance of toilet-sewer/containment system interfaces

 Tips for improving plumbing on ground and health-related aspects of plumbers 

 Onsite Sanitation System(OSS) –Septic Tank and DEWATS™

 Operation & Maintenance of Onsite Sanitation System 

 The prohibition of  employment as manual scavenging and their rehabilitation act &it’s Implications

Duration 

One day

Target participants 

Registered plumbers under government agencies (For eg.BWSSB) /Plumbers under Private Companies

Expected Outcome 

 Plumbers have familiarised on the best practices of plumbing in sanitary systems and will be able to adopt learning in work situation so that the hygiene and service delivery could be improved 

 Plumbers are trained to identify and use only appropriate materials that conform to regulatory requirements; and workmanship that meets accepted standards

Masons training on Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Systems (DEWATS™)

Training Objectives

 To introduce the concept of DEWATS™ Modules to masons

 To upgrade the existing skills of Masons for DEWATS™ Construction

 To help them realise the importance and steps of quality maintenance in DEWATS™ Construction

Course Outline 

 Introduction to DEWATS™

 Steps of DEWATS™ Construction

 Details about Quality construction of DEWATS™

 Practical – I Marking, Concrete mixing, Alignment

 Practical – II Brick laying, Plastering and water proofing, Measure levelling, Chamfering

 Do’s and Don’ts in construction of DEWATS™

Training Duration 

 One day

Expected Outcome:

 The trained Masons are able to communicate the importance of each step and follow the steps involved in DEWATS™ Construction

 Masons have gained hands-on experience while making  use of the information and skills provided during training 

 They are capable enough to make sure the quality of DEWAT™S Construction

 

Training on Local-Level/Community Based Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) -Rural

Training Objective

The training program aims to introduce state and district level engineers and officers on how to facilitate community based integrated water resources management (IWRM) in the rural context

Course Outline

 Introduction to IWRM – What is IWRM and its relevance

 State of Water (Stress) Security – National and State Level

 Policy & Regulatory Context for Water Security– National and State Level

 Community-based IWRM approaches

 Creating a Supportive Environment – Mobilizing Support and select communities

 Participatory Planning – How to understand the community and build capacity and create a vision and action plan to fulfill the Vision

 Delivery mechanism -National, State, District, Block, Village Level

 Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation

 Overview of Community scale water conservation structures (surface water, ground water and roof water harvesting)

 Village and District Water Security Plans

 Funds and Fund Releasing

Target Participants

The training programme is designed for;

 Panchayat Development Officers and other Public officers  who are directly or indirectly responsible for water supply and water security at Village level, 

 Assistant Executive Engineer, Assistance Engineer and Junior Engineers from Public Health & Engineering Department.

Training Duration

 3 days

Training Outcomes

At the end of the training the state and district level engineers and officers will:

• Have a sound understanding of their role in facilitating community based integrated water resource management planning and implementation at the village level

 Have understanding of the relevant policies and processes at national and state level relevant to water resource management

 Develop confidence in facilitation of the necessary steps for undertaking community-based or local-level IWRM.

Training on Community Based Sanitation (CBS) 

Training objectives 

 To equip the participants for designing community based sanitation interventions, and for them, to act as CBS Experts for implementation and replication of CBS programme.

 To develop comprehensive knowledge focused on CBS programme implementation, management and monitoring for ensuring sustainability of CBS programmes.

 To sensitize and aware the participants about the strategies to be adopted for community work focused on “sanitation” for effective CBS management.

Course Outline 

 Sanitation scenario and rationale for CBS programme 

 Introduction to Community Based Sanitation (CBS)

 Understanding Community Based Approach (CBA)

 Participatory Planning and Stakeholder Involvement

 National Urban Sanitation Policy-India 

 Feasibility Study for CBS

 Steps or phases of CBS programme 

 CBS Models - Best practices onCBS-SD programme

 Participatory Planning - Concept of community participation/ empowerment

 Types of Contracts and Legal obligations

 Roles and responsibilities of CBS expert

 Field visit to CBO Managed CBS programmes in the city.

 Management Structures for CBS

 Hygiene and Sanitation promotion 

 Framing of CBS programme 

Training Duration 

 4 days

Expected Outcome

 The trained participants develop focused knowledge on CBS to subsequently plan the community level CBS interventions and implement sustainable CBS action plan. 

 CBS interventions become more focused and are applied in a disciplined way through trained personnel thus improving effectiveness and efficiency of programme delivery.

 

Introductory Training on Health & Hygiene Management

Training Objective 

To impart knowledge and practical skills to trainees in order to enable them to raise the awareness levels of communities for improving hygiene behaviour and understanding the link between sanitation, hygiene, health and development

Course Outline 

 Introduction to Community Based  Sanitation

 Overview of Implementation Steps

 Role of a H&H expert for community based sanitation systems

 Link between sanitation, health, hygiene and development

 Hygiene and Sanitation Promotion techniques

 Health Impact Assessment

Training Duration

 2 days

Target Group

 Social workers, public health functionaries, elected representatives and CBOs  with an interest to work in creating health awareness in the sanitation sector

Expected Outcome 

 Trainees are able to identify the link between sanitation, hygiene, health and development and have adequate knowledge about implications on health due to unsanitary conditions and bad hygiene practices.  

 Trainees are able to demonstrate their ability to deal with communities and advocate good health and hygiene practices

 

 

Training on Drinking Water Quality Assessment

Training Objectives

 To understand water quality issues in connection with public health; drinking water quality guidelines and standards.

 To understand the basic concepts of groundwater quality assessment and monitoring.

 To equip with different analytical methods for physical, chemical, and microbiological parameters

Course Outline 

 Overview of Drinking Water Quality

 Planning for Drinking Water Quality Analysis

 Sanitary Inspections

 Water Sampling and Quality Control

 Analytical Methods for various parameters

 Interpretation of Analytical Results

Target Participants

Participants do not need a technical background or any prior experience in water and sanitation.The training is suitable for individuals with the interest to plan, implement or participate in a local water and sanitation programme. Govt. employees from the following positions are also appropriate participants.

 Capacity Building Coordinator / Training Coordinator Communication Specialist / Technical Coordinator and Solid and Liquid waste Coordinator from CCDU.

 Junior Engineers from Public Health & Engineering Department.

 Junior Laboratory Technician from Public Health & Engineering Department.

Training Duration

 1 day

Expected Outcome

On the completion of the training programme, the participants will be able to;

 Test the physical, chemical, and microbiological parameters of drinking water using portable test kits.

 Addressing the health and safety, sanitary inspections at the community/ local level.

 Interpreting and reporting water quality data.

Training on Rainwater Harvesting (RWH)

Training Objectives

 To understand the concept,design & implementation of domestic rainwater harvesting water conservation and mitigation.

 To understand the different types of rain water harvesting systems.

 To familiarize with the resource and cost estimations for rainwater harvesting.

Course Outline

 Rationale for Rain Water Harvesting

 Concept and principles of RWH and its application in rural areas

 Traditional practices of Rain Water Harvesting 

 RWH and Ground water recharge

 Preparation of DPR, Material and Cost estimation

 Water Policy & Rainwater Harvesting Schemes

 Project preparation for RWH

Target Participants

 Geologists, Assistant Engineer (PHE), Assistant Executive Engineer (PHE) of Public Health Engineering Department (PHED).

 NGOs and civil society organisations

Training Duration

 3 days.

Expected Outcome

On the completion of the training programme, the participants would have acquired;

 Professional skills and knowledge on RWH in rural areas.

 Select the appropriate technique for RWH in a given situation.

 Design and implement various models for RWH.

Training on Local-Level/Community Based Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) -Rural

Training Objective

The training program aims to introduce state and district level engineers and officers on how to facilitate community based integrated water resources management (IWRM) in the rural context

Course Outline

 Introduction to IWRM – What is IWRM and its relevance

 State of Water (Stress) Security – National and State Level

 Policy & Regulatory Context for Water Security– National and State Level

 Community-based IWRM approaches

 Creating a Supportive Environment – Mobilizing Support and select communities

 Participatory Planning – How to understand the community and build capacity and create a vision and action plan to fulfill the Vision

 Delivery mechanism -National, State, District, Block, Village Level

 Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation

 Overview of Community scale water conservation structures (surface water, ground water and roof water harvesting)

 Village and District Water Security Plans

 Funds and Fund Releasing

 

Target Participants

The training programme is designed for;

 Panchayat Development Officers and other Public officers  who are directly or indirectly responsible for water supply and water security at Village level, 

 Assistant Executive Engineer, Assistance Engineer and Junior Engineers from Public Health & Engineering Department.

Training Duration

 3 days

Training Outcomes

At the end of the training the state and district level engineers and officers will:

• Have a sound understanding of their role in facilitating community based integrated water resource management planning and implementation at the village level

 Have understanding of the relevant policies and processes at national and state level relevant to water resource management

 Develop confidence in facilitation of the necessary steps for undertaking community-based or local-level IWRM.

Introductory Training on Sanitation 

Training Objectives

 In sanitation training, participants learn the content and to effectively facilitate and adapt lessons on, sanitation, and hygiene. 

 To help participants understand different aspects of hygiene: personal & work place and its significance.

 To familiarise the participants about disseminating hygiene education 

Course Outline 

 Concept of Sanitation and Hygiene

 Relationship between Hygiene and Health and significance at work place

 Hygiene at working table  -Prevention of insanitary practices

 Wash room etiquettes

 Dining place etiquettes

 Personal Hygiene  Management

 Women’s’ Hygiene –Specific reference to Menstrual Hygiene Management

 Hygiene for vulnerable people (Disabled people ,Child care)

Target participants 

HR Trainers and Hostel wardens of Factories and Industries 

Training Duration 

 One day

Expected Outcome 

 Are able to understand elements of office space etiquettes for better hygiene practices 

 Are able to adapt the learning individually and motivate Blue collars to embrace good hygiene practices by imparting training.

Training on Safe Desludging practices 

Training Objectives 

• Give an overview of different types of  pits and general characteristics of faecal sludge/septage

• To help them perform the Ideal methods of desludging

• To create awareness about safety measures to be adopted to prevent health risk involved in desludging of septic tanks and pit latrines

• To discuss the importance legal procedures involved in taking up desludging as profitable business

• To explain about customer acquisition and inventory management for desludging business

Course Outline 

 Introduction to Septic tanks/ pits (common structure used)

 Frequency of desludging activities, technical know-how, scientific procedure for carrying out the desludging activities

 Resource prerequisite involved in desludging activities

 How to offer a maintenance contract in an proficient manner

 Institutional and legal requirements for service delivery and to convert desludging as business

 How to practice safety recommendations

Target Participants

Private cesspool vehicle owners, drivers and operators, Senior and Junior Health Inspectors of Urban Local Bodies, Desludging Truck operators of Urban Local Bodies.

Duration 

 One day

Expected Outcome

This training programme will help service provider to;

 identify periodicity for desludging and follow scientific method of desludging. 

 help the service providers to examine the technical feasibility and financial viability of the service. 

 improved understanding on how to run  desludging activities as a profitable business 

 

Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of DEWATS™

Training Objectives 

 To define the essential requirements for Operation and Maintenance of DEWATS™ modules 

 To be enable participants to conduct the tasks on-site as per the requirement (when and how) for operation and maintenance

Course Outline 

 Introduction to different modules of DEWATS™, how they function, what use they have, which basic procedures to follow and the treatment efficiency.

 Introduction to tools required for O & M tasks , the frequencies and the main procedures of O&M

 Practical on O & M procedures 

 Financial plan for DEWATS O & M

Target Participants

Owners, operators, caretakers of DEWATS™ –SME projects 

Training Duration 

 One day 

Expected Outcome 

Participants are familiarized about the tasks to be carried out for appropriate O&M and the requirement (reasoning)

Training of Trainers on Menstrual Hygiene Management

Training Objective 

To develop the capacity of participants with required knowledge on menstrual management and equip them with essential skills to disseminate information to different stakeholders 

Course outline 

 Concept of Sex and Gender

 Concept of Menstrual Hygiene, the Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals

 Health risks of poor Menstrual Hygiene Management

 Menstrual Hygiene Management at different places

 Sanitary materials and safe disposal 

 Tools and techniques to disseminate knowledge on Menstrual Hygiene Management

Target participants 

Senior and Junior Health Inspectors of Urban Local Bodies, Community organisors and Resource persons of Not for Profit organizations, Teachers of government and private schools, Health and Education Coordinators at relevant functionaries in Government departments ,WASH coordinators

Training Duration

 3days 

Expected Outcome 

The participants are familiarised with different issues related to menstrual hygiene management and they are able to apply the knowledge and skills to sensitise people in communities to promote better and context specific menstrual hygiene management practices.