Activities


 

22.11.2017
Swiss Expert Visits Rajkot for an Initial Assessment of the Transportation Projects
Mr. Nicolas Muhlich from SNZ Engineers and Planners AG visited Rajkot on the 17th and 18th November, 2017 to understand the existing public transportation infrastructure and on ground situation for a prefeasibility study of electrification of Bus Rapid Transport System (BRTS) corridor in Rajkot under the CapaCITIES project. A meeting was carried out with Mr. Jaiman Upadhyay, Mayor, RMC; Mr. Banchhanidhi Pani (IAS), Municipal Commissioner, RMC;...
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20.11.2017
Meeting held with the International and National transport experts
An introductory meeting was held at the ICLEI South Asia office in New Delhi on the 16th of November, 2017. Mr. Ashish Rao Ghorpade, Dr. Monalisa Sen and Ms. Bedoshruti Sadhukhan from ICLEI South Asia, Mr. Rohit Garg from the South Pole Group, Ms. Harshita Mehta from Sofies India, Mr. Nicholas Muehlich from SNZ Engineers and Consultants, Mr. Sanjay Gandhi from SG Architects along with a representative and Mr. Utpal Deka, were present. Dr....
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12.10.2017Household Survey and Water Quality Analysis in Singanallur Tank Catchment Area at CoimbatoreUnder the CapaCITIES Project, supported by The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), an assessment is being made for the water quality and possibility of cleaning up the lakes within the city that are currently polluted due to the release of waste water from neighbouring areas. For this, a detailed assessment is being made for one lake – the Singanallur Tank in the city of Coimbatore.A household level survey for 10% of the...[more]


27.08.2017
Acoustic water leak detection machines in Siliguri
As part of the CapaCITIES project supported by Swiss Development Corporation, two acoustic water leak detection machines have been procured and handed over to Siliguri Municipal Corporation. The machines were handed over to the Corporation by ICLEI South Asia on 8th August 2017. These acoustic water leak detection machines will help reduce the wastage of water from the leaks by pinpointing the leak in the water supply pipeline, even before a...
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11.08.2017
All Project Cities Visit Panjim to Learn Key Principles of Sustainable Waste Management under the CapaCITIES Project
One of the key objectives of the CapaCITIES project is to facilitate cross-city learning, within the project partner cities and with other cities nationally and internationally. All four partner cities (Coimbatore, Rajkot, Siliguri and Udaipur) have indicated that solid waste management is a priority sector; in the short term, each of the cities have indicated that they are planning to improve all aspects of solid waste management in the city,...
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03.08.2017
Udaipur Commences Segregation at Source under CapaCITIES project
As a part of the CapaCITIES project supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), ICLEI South Asia along with other partners initiated source segregation of waste in two wards (Wards No. 1 and Ward No 41) in Udaipur city. In a bid to improve the existing municipal solid waste management practices in the city, Udaipur Municipal Corporation (UMC) aims to introduce and institutionalize the process of collection and...
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21.07.2017
Expert Visits made to Rajkot City under the CapaCITIES Project
As part of the CapaCITIES project supported by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), a team from ICLEI South Asia along with Ms. Simone Buetzer, Division Manager, Hunziker Betatech made various site visits in Rajkot between the 17th and 19th of July. At Raiya Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) they met with Mr. M.H. Ghoniya, In-Charge City Engineer, Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC); Mr. Chetan Mori, Deputy Executive Engineer, RMC; and...
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21.07.2017
Climate Action Plan Workshop in Siliguri
As part of the CapaCITIES project supported by Swiss Development Corporation, ICLEI South Asia will develop a Climate Change Action Plan for the city of Siliguri, with interventions aimed at building urban resilience and address both climate mitigation and climate adaptation. The first Climate Action Plan Workshop for the same was conducted in Siliguri on 14th July, 2017. This workshop was a Shared Learning Dialogue (SLD) with the Stakeholder...
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20.07.2017
First Instalment of the Climate Action Plan Workshop for CapaCITIES Project - Rajkot
As part of the CapaCITIES project supported by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, ICLEI South Asia will develop a Climate Change Action Plan for the city of Rajkot, with interventions to build urban resilience in the city and address both climate mitigation and climate adaptation. The first Climate Action Plan Workshop for CapaCITIES Project was conducted in Rajkot on July 17, 2017. This Workshop was a Shared Learning Dialogue (SLD)...

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