Webinars

Title Description Poster Presentation Link to the recording of webinar
Webinar on Formal and Informal Sanitation Practices: Learnings from Indian Cities With the continuance of sanitation as a priority to the Government of India, the Sanitation Capacity Building Platform (SCBP) of NIUA is organizing this webinar to engage with experts and practitioners sharing on-ground experience on wastewater and septage management. Understanding prevalent practices are key to framing appropriate policy, identifying key stakeholders for national missions such as Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 (Urban) and Jal Jeevan Mission (Urban), and helping cities to move towards citywide inclusive sanitation.
Webinar on Upscaling Urban Sanitation Capacity Building in Post COVID Time Organised on: 25th May 2020 The webinar was organised with the support of Smart Cities Mission, MoHUA, National Institute of Urban Affairs and NFSSM Alliance. Key Discussion points: Capacity Building Work Undertaken by the Institutes: Online and Face to Face Training, Recommendations for Scaling Up Capacity Building in Urban Sanitation and Support required if any, for Scaling Up Capacity Building
Webinar on Sanitation Workers Safety and COVID19 Emergency Response Organised on: 29th May 2020 The webinar was organised with the support of Smart Cities Mission, MoHUA, National Institute of Urban Affairs and NFSSM Alliance. Key Discussion points: Advisories and Guidance issued by GoI regarding Sanitation Workers Safety, COVID-19 and Urban Sanitation science studies, Sanitation workers safety and work done at state level (case of Tamil Nadu and Gujarat) and at central level under NULM and Private Sector PPE Suppliers Assessment and Constraint
Webinar on Slum Sanitation and Covid19 Organised on 4th June 2020. This webinar was part of the series hosted under Smart City Mission on various thematic areas related to COVID-19. Key discussion points: Advisories on urban slums, specifically in relation to the efforts made so far in arresting Covid19, and how it can be improved for the well being of the residents of urban informal settlements.
Webinar on Empower Urban Local Governments Urban Reforms triggered by the Covid-19 Challenges Organised on: 12th June 2020. The webinar was organised with the support of Smart Cities Mission, MoHUA, National Institute of Urban Affairs and NFSSM Alliance. Key discussion points: Overview of the Urban Sector Governance Challenges and Priorities in COVID, Strengthening Municipal HR and staffing, Strengthening Municipal Systems: Data management, Procurement, Constitutional Amendment required for strengthening Urban Local Bodies, Measures to strengthen Revenue and Fiscal independence of ULBs, Inclusive cities agenda, Slums Sanitation challenges and Hygiene and healthy cities with sustainable solutions
Webinar on Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSSM) Priority of Indian Cities Organised on: 22nd June 2020. This webinar was part of the series hosted under Smart City Mission on various thematic areas related to COVID-19. Key discussion points: Decentralized and non-sewer sanitation solutions, Providing sanitation services to the peri-urban or poor settlements across a city, how states and cities are addressing the sanitation challenges faced during this pandemic, and how others can learn from the rich experience of these states and cities.