The need of the project is to prepare training resources for practising professionals and post-graduate students who are interested to pursue a career in waste and resource management. This course would be both policy and practice-oriented.
The capacity building for professionals will be through a 5 day professional course outcomes of the model for professionals- the course toolbox and training modules can be utilised by the professionals to develop need-based training programs and hold workshops for stakeholders in the future. These stakeholders would include waste management (WM) professionals, staff at the municipal corporations, members of the panchayat etc. Each of the modules that are being developed as a part of the toolkit can be utilised and modified according to the institution’s need to train and educate existing professionals in the industry. The institutions can also contribute to the toolkit with material such as case studies, presentations, project reports, workshop reports and other related material.
The capacity building for students will be through a 30 lecture post-graduate course to be offered to students at the post-graduate level, as an academic program on waste management. This course will delve more on the fundamentals while blending with case studies, quantitative and semi-quantitative tools and technology/policy options. The modules that are being developed as a part of the toolkit can be utilised by the institutions to introduce or improve upon focused courses on waste management. The various institutions can also contribute to the toolkit with material such as research papers, case studies, published theses, research articles, presentations and other related material
The resources in the toolkit has been divided into the following eleven modules. The training toolkit would include material accumulated under each of these modules.
The material under each of the modules can be accessed through the toolkit. Visitors are encouraged to become users of the toolkit in order to access the material. To visit, please click here.