The Key Resource Centre (KRC) at the University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM) for implementation of the Centre's Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) organised a residential training programme for the members of village water and sanitation committees of South West Khasi Hills district in Mawkyrwat from March 26 to 30.
The programme was inaugurated by Meghalaya public health engineering (PHE) minister Renikton Lyngdoh Tongkhar on March 26.
In his inaugural address to the trainees, Tongkhar highlighted the issues related to source sustainability, water conservation and proper utilisation of JJM assets by the beneficiaries.
C Kharkongor, deputy commissioner of South West Khasi Hills also attended the inaugural programme along with other PHE officials.
The training was conducted by Nibedita Paul, project director, KRC, Rituparna Barkataky, Partha Pratim Sarma, a technical expert and Onesssimos Shangdiar, the training coordinator.
R. Nongdhar, executive engineer, PHE, South West Khasi Hills addressed the valedictory session of the training programme on Wednesday and distributed the training completion certificates among all the participantsSixty persons from various village water and sanitation committees of South West Khasi hills attended the sessions.
R. Nongdhar, executive engineer, PHE, South West Khasi Hills addressed the valedictory session of the training programme on Wednesday and distributed the training completion certificates among all the participants.
P. P. Sharma, an engineer at the PHE department, Assam and Rituparna Barkataky, MIS expert, PHE Assam were also present on the occasion.
USTM is one of the implementing agencies of the Government of India's Jal Jeevan Mission having the key resource centre (KRC) on its campus.
It may be mentioned that the KRC of USTM is implementing the project in parts of Meghalaya and Assam