|Sr. No.||Details of Kisan Goshthis||Date and Venue||No. of Participants|
|1.||Kisan Goshthis – 1 On the topic Prospects of Application of Fly Ash in Onion||18th November 2011/ National Horticultural Research and Development Foundation, Nashik (M. S.)||60|
|2.||Kisan Goshthis – 2 On the topic Prospects of Application of Fly Ash in Onion||17th February 2012/ Shantivan, Panvel, Raigad (M.S.)||40|
|3.||Kisan Goshthis – 3 On the topic Potential of fly ash application with biofertilizers on onion crop||6th December 2012/ Lasalgaon, Niphad, Nashik (M. S.)||80|
|4.||Kisan Goshthis – 4 On the topic Potential of fly ash and biofertilizers in the management of grapes production||1st February 2013 / National Horticultural Research and Development Foundation, Nashik (M. S.)||90|
|5.||Kisan Goshthis – 5 On the topic Prospects of Application of Fly Ash in Onion 31st May 2013 / Sayyed Pimpri, Niphad, Nashik (M.S.)||60|
|6.||Kisan Goshthis – 6 On the topic Potential of fly ash application with biofertilizers on onion and grapes 3rd December 2013/ Gram Samaj Hall, Vill.- Kotamgaon, Lasalgaon (Niphad) Nashik (M. S.)||80|
|Sr. No.||Details of Training Programme||Date and Venue||No. of persons Participated|
|1||Marine pollution, Oil pollution and oil spill management||Karanaj Macchimar Vividh Karyakari Sahakari society Ltd.Karanja, Uran||35|
|2||Marine pollution, Oil pollution and oil spill management||Mora Kolivada Macchimar Sahakari society Ltd.Mora , Uran||25|
|3||Marine pollution, Oil pollution and oil spill management||Vesava Shivakar Koli Samaj Trust , Shiv Galli Vesava, Andheri||55|
|4||Marine Pollution, Oil Spill and Oil Spill Management||Rajya Machhimar Sahakari Society, CST Mandai, Mumbai||25|
|5||Marine Pollution, Oil Pollution and Oil Spill Management||Mariai Machhimar Sahakari Sangh Ltd., Vashi gaon, Navi Mumbai||50|
|Sr. No.||Details of trainings||Date and Venue||No. of participants|
|1||Assessment of problems in drinking water||24th March 2014; Vaje High School, Vaje, Panvel (M.S.)||30|
|2||Assessment of problems in drinking water||24th March 2014; Nere High School, Nere, Panvel (M.S.)||20|
|3||Assessment of problems in drinking water||12th July 2014; Shri. Annabhau Sahastrabudhhe Anudanit Adivasi Asharamshala, Wakdi, Panvel, Raigad||120|
|4||Purification of Drinking Water and Management||12th september 2014; Shri. Balwantrai Mehta Panchayatiraj Jagruti Kendra, Shantivan, Panvel (M. S.)||98|
An outreach project on "Mass education and awareness generation on plastic waste management” was conducted with objective of generating awareness on plastic waste management for preventing environmental pollution. The project was sponsored by Indian Centre for Plastics in Environment (ICPE) an ENVIS centre under Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, GoI. The training programmes were conducted in four selected schools that involved around 350 students and 25 faculties. The training programmes generated understanding among students on the properties and types of plastics, utilization in different areas, safe practices for disposal and recycling options. It has also developed common consensus to reduce the utilization of thin polythene bags because its littering increases environmental pollution. The detail of training programme is as below:
|Training Session||School||Date||No. of participants|
|1.||Sadhu Vaswani International School, (ICSE Board), Palm Beach Marg, Sanpada, Navi Mumbai||16th November 2016||120|
|2.||Modern School & Jr. College||18th November 2016||50|
A workshop was organized on 10th January 2017on the topic, ‘Plastic and its management for environment conservation’ with support of Indian Centre for Plastics in Environment, ENVIS Centre under MOEFCC. Stakeholders from plastic manufacturing association, recycling association and informal sector were involved in the project for generating common consensus on the management of plastic waste. Students and teachers from different schools have participated in the event.
Training Program on ‘Total Solid Waste Management of SIES Nerul Campus’ was conducted on 6th March 2018 by SIES Indian Institute of Environment Management as a Green initiative for Swachchta Ranking. Training was imparted to SIES Nerul staff from housekeeping, canteen, senior’s home pantry, temple, PNS staff, security guards, students and faculties to sensitize on the importance of solid waste management. Total 92 participants participated in the training program. In this training program M.Sc. (SDEM) students actively participated in imparting training to the participants in Marathi as well as English language.
The effect of training on the improvement of knowledge on total solid waste management was assessed through questionnaires before and after the conduction of the training program. Pre- and post-knowledge questionnaires were filled by all the stakeholders. After the training program, participants were taken for site visit to the compost pit of SIES Nerul Campus. They were explained about the importance of waste segregation at source. Locations of dustbins in the entire campus was also shown to them with detailed explanation of dry and wet waste.
Pre- and post-knowledge questionnaires were validated to identify the missing data and then coded for qualitative and quantitative analysis. Out of the total registrations, 14 questionnaires (in English) were selected from teaching staff and 26 questionnaires (in Marathi) were selected from non-teaching staff for analysis and validation of questionnaires. Knowledge assessment of respondents on Total Solid Waste Management of SIES Nerul Campus was performed and improvement in knowledge level was observed with the training programme.
To assess knowledge on hierarchy of three R’s it was observed that only 28.4% of the people were aware about the correct hierarchy of R’s (Reduce, reuse, recycle) for solid waste management. After the training program 64% of the people became aware about the correct hierarchy of three R’s. About 93% of the respondents became aware about E-waste after the training program. Significant difference in the knowledge was observed before and after the training program about the segregation of dry and wet waste. Segregation of waste at source was given emphasis during the training program. After the training program, respondent could segregate dry waste and wet waste from the given list.
Overall, the training has been observed to be effective in knowledge improvement and similar awareness programme among all the stakeholders in a scientific and technical way is required to be conducted on regular basis. Networking of various departments of the institution for spreading awareness is required.
The workshops on the theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ on World Environment Day have been organized in different institutions and industries for sensitizing participants on the Plastic Waste Management Rules, technologies and practices. The details are as below:
|Sr. No.||Workshop Details||Organized on||No. of participants|
|1||Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation||5thJune, 2018||150|
|2||Ramky’s Mumbai Waste Management Ltd., Taloja, Navi Mumbai||5th June, 2018||75|
|3||MGM Medical College, Kamothe, Navi Mumbai||15th June, 2018||150|
|4||Dr. G. D. Pol Foundation Dental and Nursing College, Kharghar, NaviMumbai||23rd June, 2018||75|
Students and Faculty/non-Teaching staff of SIES Indian Institute of Environmental Management (SIES IIEM) contributed actively to the ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’campaign on 26th of September 2018.This event was jointly organized with Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation. After a sensitization workshop on waste management practices at SIES Nerul Campus, a rally was organized from SIES, Nerul campus to Palm Beach Road entry point at sector-6 covering two kilometers distance. In this rally, SIES IIEM faculty/non-teaching staff and students from NSS and Retroact club of SIES Arts, Science and Commerce, Nerul, PGDPM,PGDBM, students of SIESCOMS had joined enthusiastically. There were a total of 66 participants in the event. The shopkeepers, pedastrians etc. have been sensitized on waste management practices. The rally was sponsored by Novvo Craze and Trendz.
Workshop cum training programmeunder NRDMS, DST sponsored project entitled "Addressing Drinking Water Issues in Slums in Greater Mumbai and its mapping using GIS was organized was organized for tow times. The details are as below:
|Sr. no.||Details of Workshops||Topics Covered||No. and details of Participants|
|1.||Workshop No. 1 Management of Drinking Water Quality was organized on 20th October 2018 at the conference room of Ward M East office of MCGM, Mumbai.||Drinking water quality parameters, methods for storage, disinfection techniques, mapping of water quality parameters||75; MCGM ward officers, local NGOs etc.|
|2.||Workshop No. 2 Drinking Water Management in Urban Areas and Role of GIS in Mapping and Planning on 24th January, 2019 at SIES,Nerul Campus||Drinking water supply and management in MCGM, water quality parameters in different wards of MCGM, low cost water purification technologies, management of sullage and ground water recharging techniques||45 officials of different wards of MCGM from water supply, ground water and insecticide departments, Participants from NGOs etc.|
Capacity building programmes on Waste Management Rules at Goa on 15th May, 2018 and at Pune on 6th June, 2018
In 2017, Dr. C. Srinivas and Dr. Devayani have been trained by National Productivity Council and Central Pollution Control Board as a Master Trainer on Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016. In 2018, Dr. Srinivas has conducted capacity development programme on Biomedical Waste Management Rules, 2016 at Goa on 15th May, 2018 and at Pune on 6th June, 2018. Dr. Devayani Savant has conducted training on Plastic Waste Management Rule, 2016 at Pune, on 6th June, 2018. The training programme was organized by National Productivity Council and Municipal Corporations of respective cities for training local municipal officials, waste managers etc. In both the trainings more than 300 participants were registered.
A workshop on the theme ‘Environment Matters in Everyday Life’ was organized on 30th November, 2019 with My Retired Life Foundation. Around 55 participants have registered in the event. The presentations focused on the importance of environment and nature in our day to day life, how we have polluted our environment and pertinent solutions to manage environment in our day to day life. The participants were very enthusiastic and interact with experts during the sessions.
The training programme on Total Solid Waste Management was organized on 11th February, 2020 to sensitize different stakeholders viz. housekeeping staff, security guards, gardeners, canteen staff, temple staff and students from different institutions of SIES, Nerul campus. The training programme was conducted in English as well as Marathi languages. The emphasis was laid on the correct methods for the disposal of solid waste, methods for recycling as well as waste management facilities at SIES, Nerul campus. To evaluate the impact of training pre and post knowledge assessment of participants was conducted. Total 45 supporting staff and 35 students have participated in the event.
An online farmer’s training programme on above theme was conducted on Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 for the farmer’s from different talukas of Nashik (M.S.). The training programme was conducted in two days, on first day 50 framers were trained for participating in online meetings and on second day, training on above topic was conducted. Out of 50 farmers 15 could participate successfully. The main areas of emphasis in the training programme were maintenance of onion crop in excess or low rainfall, potential of organic and biofertilizers, agronomic practices etc. The farmers have participated in the training programme from their field and discussed problems in onion crop with experts Dr. Satish Bhonde, Ex. Associate Director, NHRDF, Nashik (M. S.) and Dr. Seema Mishra.