Waste Management and Waste Segregation Activities Organized in Udaipur
As part of the CapaCITIES project, supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), ICLEI South Asia organized a Jan Choupal (public meeting) in ward 1 of Udaipur city on the 2nd and 3rd of September. The initiative was part of the Information Education Communication (IEC) activities that have been done in both ward 1 and 41 to make people aware of waste management and waste segregation.
Awareness Programme for Corporation School Students in Coimbatore
To create awareness among the school students, Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation organized an awareness program at Corporation Girls Hr. Sec. School, R.S. Puram on the 6th of September 2018. The initiative was under the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation funded CapaCITIES Sunya project with support from Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College.
SDC and CapaCITIES team visit Kolkata
As part of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) supported CapaCITIES project, a round of meetings were held with officials in the State Government in Kolkata in order to appraise them about the work that is being carried out in the city of Siliguri through the project.
Visit of the SDC to Rajkot
IIHS Team visits Siliguri to Study Climate Change Impact on Migration
As part of the study on the impact of climate change on migration, being carried out by Indian Institute of Human Settlements (IIHS), a visit to the city of Siliguri was undertaken by a team from IIHS. During the visit, the team carried out detailed interviews with some migrants who have varied professional background. These discussions were carried out in ward 24 with over 30 people.
SUNYA project gets appreciation in Coimbatore
The CapaCITIES SUNYA project is being implemented in wards 22 and 24 with the support of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in Coimbatore. With the support of Residential Awareness Association of Coimbatore (RAAC), Bharathi Park Ladies Association (BPLA), Jawahar Nagar Ladies Association (JNLA) and Robert Bosch, the Information Education Communication (IEC) activities have been organized in these wards for the past five months in order to achieve source segregation and collection effectively. After the successful collection of segregated waste from the residents of Bharathi Park, the Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC) removed community bins and planted saplings.