Major External Stakeholder Engagement Workshops organised during the year
Workshop Focus Key Participants
Stakeholder consultation workshop on 'Development challenges & possible solutions', Kapurthala (Punjab), 22nd Mar 2017 Discuss developmental challenges in Kapurthala and identify suitable solutions to address issues Representatives from Agriculture, Fishery, Soil & Moisture conservation, Rural Livelihood, & Animal Husbandry departments; scientists from Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) and Punjab Agricultural University, Kapurthala; and NGO representatives
Workshop on Ghod River Basin study, Pune Maharashtra, 18th Mar 2017 Present methodology and preliminary findings of Ghod basin Water Security study done by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and Advanced Center for Water Resources Development and Management (ACWADAM) and incorporate suggestions from participants in the study report Officials from Irrigation, Forest, State Groundwater, & Agricultural departments; State Level Nodal Agency (SLNA) for watershed, scientists from KVK & Agricultural Institutes; and NGO representatives
Multi-stakeholder consultation meet on 'Sustainable Solutions in Sanitation and Healthy Community', Kolkata, WB, 17th Mar 2017 Arrive at a common understanding of challenges/actions required in behaviour change for toilet usage and Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in schools State Mission Director, Sarva Shiksha Mission (SBM), Commissioner MGNREGA, Government of West Bengal, Community Led Total Sanitation Foundation, Feedback Foundation, Svadha, Water for People, etc.
Stakeholder workshop on 'Solid Waste Management - Minimising waste to landfills', Saharanpur, UP, 17th Mar 2017 Role of different stakeholders in enabling a successful community owned Solid Waste Management (SWM) intervention Divisional Commissioner, Saharanpur, Municipal Commissioner, State Coordinator SBM (G) Uttarakhand, Environmentalists, NGOs like SWACH Pune, Force and Mohalla Committee members, etc.
Mandal level workshop on WASH in Schools, Burghampadu, Telengana, 8th Feb 2017 Improving involvement of the community/Education department/School Development Management Committees(SDMC) involvement in school WASH and required processes for Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of infrastructure created Mandal Education Officers, Mandal Parishad Development Officer, Sarpanches, SDMC members, WASH Institute
Workshops for Ward Councillors and PRIs in Munger catchment, Munger, Bihar, Jan-Feb 2017 Roles & Responsibilities of Ward Councillors/Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRI) members with focus on Participatory planning and grievance redressal Ward Councillors, PRI members, Mayor, Deputy Mayor, District administration, Municipal Commissioner
Expert Consultation Meeting 'Sustainable Agriscapes for Future (SAFF)', New Delhi, 10th Jan 2017 Share ITC - International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN's) Agriscapes study methodology and incorporate suggestions received from participants in this regard Biodiversity and sustainability experts from IUCN, Wildlife Institute of India (WII), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and IORA Ecological Trust
Stakeholders Workshop on 'Climate Smart Village', Bhopal, MP, 13th & 14th Dec 2016 Discuss climate change related risks as experienced and expected in the state of Madhya Pradesh in the context of agriculture and allied livelihoods and possible solutions to overcome the same Principle Secretary Farmer Welfare & Agriculture Department, Director Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal, DGM - NABARD, Deputy Director-Central Groundwater Board, Director-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, former Director- Indian Institute of Forest Management, scientists from International Water Management Institute, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and NGO representatives
Inception workshop on Indigenous Breed Conservation & Promotion, Ujjain, MP, 25th Nov 2016 Understand the context, issues and possible solutions for conservation of indigenous cattle breeds Development Commissioner Ujjain Division, Collector Ujjain, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) Chairman of Ujjain Region and other Government officials
National workshop on Total Sanitation & Cleanliness on occasion of 'World Toilet day', Haridwar, Uttarakhand, 19th Nov 2016 Awareness on sanitation and behaviour change models involving community, NGO partners, etc. Recognition for Open Defecation Free (ODF) villages Hon'ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Minister for Sports and Forest, Government of Uttarakhand, DM-Haridwar, SPO, Haridwar, CDO, Haridwar, State SBM coordinator
Inception workshop on water stewardship in Bhavani river basin, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, 27th Sept 2016 Discuss current scenario, issues and other details related to Bhavani river basin along with possible solutions Officials from Irrigation & Groundwater departments; scientists from Gandhigram University, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, International Water Management Institute and various NGOs