Launch of MSW Manual 2016  · 

The Hon’ble Minister for Urban Development, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu launched the Municipal Solid Waste Management Manual during a nation-wide launch event of Swachh Survekshan, 2017

Date : August 6, 2016

Place : New Delhi

On the occasion of the nation-wide launch event of Swachh Survekshan 2017, the Hon’ble Minister for Urban Development, Shri Venkaiah Naidu launched the Municipal Solid Waste Management Manual on 6th August 2016 at the National Media Centre in Delhi. The hon’ble Minister launched the manual along with Mr. Rajiv Gauba, Secretary MoUD; Mr. Durga Shanker Mishra, Additional Secretary and Mr. Praveen Prakash, Joint-Secretary, MoUD; Mr.Wolfgang Hanning, Country Director GIZ; Mr. Dirk Walther, Project Director, GIZ and many others. The Manual for Municipal Solid Waste Management is the new guidebook for all cities on how to improve their waste management.

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August 4-5, 2016

Location: Dehradun, Uttarakhand

SNUSP II partnered with the Directorate of Urban Development, Government of Uttarakhand to organise a sensitization workshop cum Training of Trainers for state technical staff of the government and its associated institutions on Preparation of City Sanitation Plan in the state of Uttarakhand. The training was inaugurated by Mr. Nitin Singh Bhadauria, Director, Urban Development Directorate,  Mr. Navneet Pandey, Additional Director and Mr. Subhas Gupta, Deputy Director, Urban Development Directorate, Govt. Of Uttarakhand along with Mr. Dirk Walther, Project Director, SNUSP II. 

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May 12, 2016

Location: Dehradun, Uttarakhand

The Urban Development Department, Government of Uttarakhand and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for support in the field of sanitation, solid waste management and wastewater management. The MoU was exchanged in a workshop organised to plan the activities proposed under GIZ support for sanitation improvement.

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April 20-22, 2016

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana

GIZ project ‘Support to National Urban Sanitation Policy’ in association with Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) organised the third handholding training programme for ‘Preparation of City Sanitation Plans’ in the state of Telangana. The training was inaugurated by Dr. Gopi Nayak, Chief Medical Officer, Vijayawada Municipal Corporation together with Mr. Dirk Walther, Project Director, GIZ-SNUSP and representative of CSE.

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