Municipal Solid Waste Management Training
23-27 June 2014, Nashik, Maharashtra
Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) Training was organized by Maharashtra Environment Engineering Training & Research Academy (MEETRA) with the support of GIZ-IGEP from 23-27 June 2014 at Nashik, Maharashtra. This training was conceived as a roll-out of the MSWM training and Training for Trainers (ToT) that had been conducted by GIZ-IGEP in which MEETRA had participated.
The objectives of the training program were:
- To impart proper understanding of the concept and process of Sustainable Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management to the field staff working in Municipal Corporation/ Council.
- Learning the skill of planning, executing, monitoring and selection of appropriate treatment method for the proper management of Municipal Solid Waste.
- To sensitize participants for encouraging citizen’s participation in Municipal Solid Waste Management and to keep their city clean and green.
The major topics covered during the training were as follows,
- Orientation to MSW along with the classification and characterization
- Principles of SIMSWM and elements of MSW management chain.
- Roles & responsibilities for various field staff
- MSW Rules & Guidelines
- Case studies presentation
- SLBs importance in MSW
- 3R approach
- IECSustainable Technological options
- Field visits to Slaughter House waste treatment plant, Nashik Municipal Corporation’s MSW Treatment & Disposal plant at Nashik