Handover of an E-Rickshaw for Centralized Bio-Medical Waste Management in Kirtipur Municipality

Handover of an E-Rickshaw for Centralized Bio-Medical Waste Management in Kirtipur Municipality

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Under the project Participatory Training 4 Sustainable Waste Governance: South-South Knowledge Transfer Program (A R4D Transformation Acceleration Grant or TAG Project), CIUD handed over an electric rickshaw to the Kirtipur Municipality to support municipality‚Äôs centralized bio medical waste management initiation, on Dec 29, 2022. The rickshaw was handed over by Mr. Subarna N Joshi, Admin and Finance Manager, CIUD, to Ms. Shuva Laxmi Shakya, Deputy Mayor of the Kirtipur Municipality. Also, present in the program were Mr. Laxmi P Banskota, Chief Administrative Officer, Er. Rupesh Maharjan, Chairperson of Ward 1, Mr. Hira Lal Maharjan, Chairperson for ward 2, Mr. Santaman Manandhar, Head, Department of Health, and Mr. Gyan Bazra Maharjan, WASH Focal Person and Anuj Pradhan, Department of Social Development, from Kirtipur Municipality, and the representatives of Lions Club/Blood Bank…
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CIUD Organized a Knowledge Sharing Program on Asset Management Planning for Water Supply Systems

CIUD Organized a Knowledge Sharing Program on Asset Management Planning for Water Supply Systems

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Under the WASH SDG Phase II program, CIUD has been promoting asset management (AMP) as a operation and management tool to ensure a long term functionality and sustainability of the water supply systems and to optimize their services. So far CIUD has prepared asset management plans for three community owned water supply systems and has validated the tool as well. In order to share the knowledge and experience of making the AMP plan with the key development partners, who have been associated with drinking water projects, and also to collect feedbacks and comments from them to make the tool precise and comprehensive, CIUD organized a two-day knowledge sharing workshop on Nov 3 and 4, 2022 at Hotel Kutumba in Lalitpur. The participants of the training were Department of Water Supply…
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Enhancing Knowledge of Local Government on Asset Management Plan for Water Supply Systems (Photo: Aashutosh Aryal)

Enhancing Knowledge of Local Government on Asset Management Plan for Water Supply Systems (Photo: Aashutosh Aryal)

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CIUD in close coordination with the Purnima Project (Mott MacDonald) conducted 12 days of Asset Management Plan (AMP) training for the WASH Board, WASH Units, and Water User and Sanitation Committees (WUSC) of three rural municipalities, namely Shivapuri Rural Municipality (Nuwakot), Thakre Rural Municipality (Dhading), and Shahid Lakhan Rural Municipality (Gorkha) in the month of February and March 2022. The technical team from CIUD facilitated these trainings as an expert in developing the Asset Management Plan, which is considered to be a new and innovative approach to maintain and sustain rural and urban water supply systems of Nepal.
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Groundwater recharge using rainwater, a reliable and sustainable system to address increasing urban water demand of Kathmandu Valley

Groundwater recharge using rainwater, a reliable and sustainable system to address increasing urban water demand of Kathmandu Valley

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Groundwater has been one of the major sources of water for the people of Kathmandu valley since ages. Stone spouts and wells were commonly used means to get access to the groundwater in the valley. Before the introduction of piped household tap system in the Kathmandu Valley, the majority of people depended on either stone spouts or dug wells to fulfil their water need for household and drinking water purposes. (more…)
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