News and Events

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.

Training Institutions

Training Institutions in Urban Sector

Centre for Environment and Development (CED)
Vattiyoorkavu P.O,
Thiruvananthapuram , Kerala, India
Pin: 695013
Phone: 0471 2369720, 2369721, 2369722,
Fax: +91 -471-2369720
Website: http://

International Institute of Waste Management (IIWM)
Samaj Sewa Nyas Building, E-8, Extension, Area Colony, Bhopal,
Madhya Pradesh, India.
Pin: 462039
Phone: 0755-2422360
Fax: +354 5635610

Centre for Continuing education
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Pin: 560 012
Phone: 91 080 2932491,
Fax: 91 080 3600911

Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI)
Bella Vista,
Raj Bhavan Road,
Hyderabad, India.
Pin: 500 082
Phone: +91-40-66533000
Fax: +91-40-23312954
Website :

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.