TWAD-CCD PROGRAMME

Tamilnadu Water Supply and Drainage Board (TWAD) has selected GRAMIUM for the implementation of Capacity building programme to the PRI Members, VWSC Members, Grass root level workers and school children in Karur District and implemented the following programmes

1. Training programme to the PRI & VWSC members on planning, monitoring and managing PWSS in Karur District-320Nos

2. Training programme to grass root level workers like mason, pump operators etc...on effective O & M of pump sets and water supply scheme & to monitor quality by testing of water samples using FWTK in karur district-300Nos

3. Awareness creation among students by testing the water samples using FWTK & Exhibition in Karur District-240Nos

During the training programmes, the following topics were covered

• Water- its need and current scenario

• Need for safe drinking water and Government initiatives to provide safe drinking water

• Community Participation

• Importance and Impact of Community Collaborative Water Management (CCWM)

• Environmental Sanitation and its importance

• Operations and maintenance of water sources

• Water Testing using FWTK

As part of IEC, Pamphlets, Booklets were prepared on water and sanitation. Wall writings were done at the schools. Follow up of the training impacts is guided and monitored by core staff of GRAMIUM.