Training on Solid Waste Management
The training need assessment revealed wide gap between the present and expected knowledge levels. With a view to create awareness, a two weeks training on Solid Waste Management has been formulated by CED and the Curriculum and Course Material had been submitted to MoUD, GoI to get advice and suggestions. The MoUD experts had reviewed the course material and had given their suggestions which were incorporated in the course material. This national training programme was formally inaugurated on 24th June, 2010 at Thiruvananthapuram by Dr C.T.S. Nair, Executive Vice President and Principal Secretary, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment. The first training was conducted at CED, Thiruvananthapuram which was inaugurated by Shri C Jayan Babu, Worshipful Mayor, Thiruvananthapuram Corporation.
The Course Material prepared for this purpose is a comprehensive document on the subject. It includes all the key areas of the subject like classification of solid waste, process of SWM, legal framework, waste generation aspects and composition, segregation, collection and transport, technological options for waste management/treatment/disposal, reduction, recovery and the strategy and framework for integrated SWM.
Training on Wastewater Management
The training course on Wastewater Management has focus on grey water treatment, reuse and policy aspects covers the following topics. It covers topics like Importance of Wastewater management, Grey water disposal practices, Composition of grey water, Grey water treatment technologies, Policies and regulation, Strategy and Framework for grey water reuse, Roles and responsibilities, Infrastructure requirement, Site profile for treatment plants, IEC for grey water reuse