Past Events

Wednesday, 06 May 2020 - Wednesday, 06 May 2020
10:00 AM TO 11:30 AM

CORP webinar on Impacts of COVID-19: Gender inequities in WASH

The Scaling City Institutions for India (SCI-FI) project, Centre for Policy Research is pleased to invite you to a CORP webinar supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Impacts of COVID-19: Gender inequities in WASH   Speakers: Dr Kathleen O’Reilly, Madhu Krishna, Sujoy Mojumdar, Arundati Muralidharan, Bharti, and Tripti Singh Moderator: Anju Dwivedi Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 10:00 to 11:30 AM The
National Workshop
Thursday, 14 Nov 2019 - Friday, 15 Nov 2019
09:30 AM TO 05:00 PM

NATIONAL WORKSHOP: WASH Futures: Subsidiarity for service delivery

As the country moves forward to sustain efforts undertaken through past water, sanitation, and housing programs, while increasing focus on integrated water and sanitation through Jal Shakti and Jal Jeevan missions, this is an opportune time to deliberate on lessons learned from the field and engage with recent research findings. The goal of providing tap water for every household by 2024 will need a new thrust on
Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019 - Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019
03:00 PM TO 04:30 PM

CORP Seminar on 'Decentralised Community Management of Water Resources and Supply Systems'

The unprecedented focus on sanitation from the last five years has been recently complemented by the ‘new’ Indian water agenda. Amid flare-ups of regional water crisis and floods, the incumbent government announced two new programmes focused on water access and security. As the policy discourse evolves, it will be important to recognize that supply augmentation, demand management, and recycle of wastewater would all
Tuesday, 23 Jul 2019 - Tuesday, 23 Jul 2019
02:30 PM TO 04:00 PM

CORP Seminar on 'Malaysia's Sewerage and Sanitation Sector Regulatory Framework'

Malaysia had established a regulatory framework for sewerage and sanitation as early as 1990. In general, the services aspect has improved vastly and has left a significant impact on the economic feasibility. One of the key features of sewerage management in Malaysia was the scheduled desludging framework adopted in 1994 which was operationalised by the national concession company - Indah Water Konsortium (IWK). In
Saturday, 20 Jul 2019
02:30 PM

Introducing the Sanitation Insights at CPR Series

On the occasion of 2nd October, celebrated as Swachh Bharat Diwas, the Scaling City Institutions for India (SCI-FI): Sanitation initiative at the Centre for Policy Research is launching the ‘Sanitation Insights at CPR’ series. The series is a deep-dive into the sanitation landscape of India, highlighting various aspects from key challenges to progress made, through a series of webinars.  All webinars can be found
Thursday, 14 Mar 2019 - Thursday, 14 Mar 2019
02:00 PM TO 06:00 PM

Dialogues on Sanitation: Assembling Private Sector Participation for a Safe and Sustainable Urban Sanitation Future

Existing models of ‘public-private-partnerships’ for urban sanitation need to be brought within considered regulatory and economic frameworks that enable private actors and public sectors to effectively share risks and deliver sustainable sanitation outcomes. Until recently, the dominant paradigm for wastewater management in urban India consisted of providing underground, networked sewerage across cities and towns
Tuesday, 04 Dec 2018 - Tuesday, 04 Dec 2018
10:15 AM TO 01:00 PM

CORP Seminar: Towards Furthering Action Research for Sanitation Workers’ Safety

The discussion will be streamed through Facebook Live on CPR's Facebook Page. Rise in deaths of sanitation workers in sewers and septic tanks especially in the last couple of years has brought attention to the deplorable working conditions of sanitation workers in the country. According to the database released by National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK) for 2018, there has been at least one death in sewers
Thursday, 22 Nov 2018 - Thursday, 22 Nov 2018
03:00 PM TO 05:30 PM

CORP seminar: Making Do in a Crowded City: Infrastructure Facing up to In-migration in Johannesburg’s Inner City

Making do in a Crowded City: Infrastructure facing up to In-migration in Johannesburg’s Inner City A photo essay by Tanya Zack, PhD and Mark Lewis From her bed in a small Hillbrow apartment, Birthial Gxaleka runs an NGO and shelter. Her tenants all share her one-bedroomed space, sleeping and living on a large raft of beds that leaves only a narrow corridor of standing room. At any one time, there are up to thirty-
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 - Monday, 19 Nov 2018
10:00 AM TO 01:00 PM

CORP seminar: 'Sustainable Water Resource and Sanitation Management'

Regional Think Tank (RTT) program between Vidya Bhawan Society (VBS) and Centre for Policy Research (CPR) The collaboration between Centre for Policy Research (CPR) and Vidya Bhawan Society (VBS) has reached its 5th year. The collaboration started with a project by CPR on GIS mapping of various dimensions of water and sanitation in Udaipur city region. This project was instrumental in planning of sanitation
Monday, 29 Oct 2018
04:15 PM

Podcast on Making Sanitation Work Safe and Eradicating Manual Scavenging

Listen to the full CPR podcast, ThoughtSpace (above) featuring Senior Fellow, Shubhagato Dasgupta and Fellow, Arkaja Singh, talking about deaths due to manual scavenging. Manual scavenging has emerged as one of the biggest challenges of sanitation in India. In very simple terms, manual scavenging is work that involves directly handling raw or partly treated human excreta. Historically, this practice was