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A Team from UDD, government of Uttarakhand, Doon University and GIZ Visited Cities of Uttarakhand for Providing Handholding Support to Urban Local Bodies in CSP preparation

GIZ India’s sanitation project ‘Support to National Urban Sanitation Policy”, and Doon University visited the city of Joshimath as part of the ‘Training and Handholding’ support for preparation of ‘City Sanitation Plan’ (CSP). The team met the Chairperson of Joshimath, Ms. Rohini Rawat, under whose guidance the City Sanitation Task Force (CSTF) was conducted. The CSTF meeting was participated by the ULB officials, representatives of various departments, Sarah Habersack from GIZ and Doon University’s team members.   

The visit included bilateral meetings to strengthen the existing Status Report with all relevant departments and field visits for ground-level verification of provided data. The team helped the ULB officials in data analysis together on water demand, solid waste and wastewater generation, budget analysis and finalising the ‘Status Report’. The team also supported the ULB in presenting the status report to the CSTF members and formulate key Issues and Vision for sanitation sector in the city. The presentation of the report during the CSTF meeting helps in knowledge sharing and in ensuring endorsement and ownership from all stakeholders involved in the process.

The other members of SNUSP team and Doon University along with the members from Department of Urban Development, of Government of Uttarakhand visited fifteen ULBs for providing handholding support in preparation of their respective CSPs. The team visited the following cities:

Region 1 - Badrinath, Joshimath, Chamoli, Karnaprayag

Region 2 - Uttarkashi, Rishikesh, Mussoorie, New Tehri

Region 3 - Rudraprayag, Pauri

Region 4 - Bageshwar, Almora, Ramnagar

Region 5 - Champawat, Pitoragarh

These visits are part of the training that GIZ along with Doon University is providing to ULBs of Uttarakhand on CSP preparation. The trainings has been provided on behalf of the Department of Urban Development, of Government of Uttarakhand; in its mission to improve the sanitation condition of the cities.  


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