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CED is providing Technical Support to KRWSA and Suchitwa Mission for the Management Second Generation Sanitation needs of the State, Solid Waste and Liquid Waste Management. Under the project ‘Consultancy to Provide Technical Assistance to Suchithwa Mission and KRWSA in the Implementation of Rural Sanitation’,
Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) launched on 2nd October, 2014
The strategies on SWM, LWM and FSSM for Kerala developed as part of the deliverable of the project "Consultancy to Provide Technical Assistance to SM and KRWSA in the Implementation of Rural Sanitation - Draft submitted
Rural Kerala was declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) on November 1, 2016. Kerala is the first state with high population density to achieve this recognition. About 174,720 toilets were constructed in 941 village panchayats across all the 14 districts.

Set up recycling biodegradable waste facilities

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Nagpur: The health department of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has issued a notification asking all […]

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Integrated solid waste management for local governments: a practical guide

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Improving solid waste management is crucial for countering public health impacts of uncollected waste and […]

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Enough workforce, yet Delhi remains smothered in garbage, says High Court

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“The culture of not doing duty should end,” the Delhi High Court said on Wednesday […]

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Garbage segregation project yet to take off in Mohali

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The garbage segregation project, which was launched on a trial basis from Sector 71 around […]

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Look at waste as a resource, that’s the only way you’ll win the war against it

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Gurgaon generates over 1,000 tonnes per day (TPD) of solid waste – of this, about […]

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‘Star in a Jar’ reactor for infinite energy in the offing

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  ‘Star in a Jar’ nuclear fusion reactor can provide Earth with limitless clean energy […]

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Swachh Suvekshan 2017: Panchkula among 500, municipal corporation has uphill task now  

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Out of a total score of 900 points, 360 are for municipal solid waste — […]

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Mumbai: Install STPs along Mithi river or face legal action, BMC warned

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A New Delhi bench of the NGT on May 31 had passed several orders related […]

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Urban poverty, urban pollution and environmental management

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The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has published a new guide to the environmental […]

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Central fund for Pampa conservation may lapse

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State yet to identify projects for utilization of funds The Central fund worth Rs.5 crore […]

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Centre for Environment and Development, Thiruvananthapuram (CED) is the Centre of Excellence (CoE) of Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India on“Solid Waste and Wastewater Management”. The main objective of the CoE is to develop (i) Strategy and Framework for Solid Waste Management (SWM) and Wastewater Management (WWM) in the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) of India (ii) Capacity Building and Training to different target groups and (iii) Establishment of a Knowledge Centre on Solid Waste and Wastewater Management.