Date: July 25-26, 2016
In pursuance of the CapaCITIES project, the implementation team of CapaCITIES project visited the Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC) on July 25-26, 2016. The team met the Commissioner, CCMC, the Honorable Mayor and stakeholders to this project. Site visits to SUNYA project Ward 23, Vellalore compost yard, Vellalore vermi compost plant, local water bodies, Ukkadam STP and solar power plant installed at the STP were organised.
The delegates who visited the city include:
1) Mr. Shirish Sinha, Deputy Head Swiss Cooperation Oﬃce India, Embassy of Switzerland
2) Mr. Alexander Luchinger, CapaCITIES Implementation Agency
3) Ms. Soumya Chaturvedula, CapaCITIES Implementation Agency
4) Mr. Reto Dettli, CapaCITIES Implementation Agency
Meeting with Commissioner and CCMC Officials
The team met the Commissioner at the Corporation office on July 25, 2016. The Corporation officials who attended the meeting along with the Commissioner include Mr. G.Rajendran, City Engineer, Mr. T.Gnanavel and Mr. Srinivasan, Executive Engineers, Mr. Karuppusamy, Assistant Executive Engineer.
Shirish Sinha from SDC outlined the CapaCITIES project and introduced the members of the consortium. The team members were provided with an insight about the implementation of the project. The Commissioner expressed his gratitude to the team for having selected Coimbatore as one of the cities under this project in India. He also suggested that the following projects could be considered under CapaCITIES quick-win implementation:
Stakeholders meeting held at the Corporation Main Office Conference Hall