Date : 06 Mar 2022
SBM-U 2.0 - Social Enterprises for Garbage Free CitiesTags :
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- Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 (SBM-U 2.0), under the aegis of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), organized the National conclave on ‘Social Enterprises for Garbage Free Cities: Encouraging Women Entrepreneurs in Waste management’ in Raipur, in collaboration with the Government of Chhattisgarh
- The event was also attended by nearly 100 ‘swachchatadidis’–members of women Self-help groups from across Chhattisgarh who are empowered to handle the entire decentralized Solid Waste management chain across the State -from door to door collection of segregated waste, collection of user charges, to transporting the collected waste to local solid and liquid source management (SLRM) centres for further sorting, processing, recycling and final disposal.
- The event saw the launch of the National Capacity Building Framework for Garbage Free Cities by SBM-U 2.0, which is expected to serve as a blueprint for capacity building, skill development and knowledge management initiatives for States and ULBs under SBM-U 2.0.
- The conclave itself was a first-of-its-kind event by SBM-U 2.0 in collaboration with one of the lighthouse States of SBM-U, to encourage and promote peer learning and knowledge sharing as part of the Mission’s capacity building initiatives.
- Capacity Strengthening of State and Municipal Cadres through human resource assessments and training needs assessments, short-term and long term trainings, webinars, peer learning and e-learnings,
- Capacity Augmentation through specialized Human Resources, in the form of program management units and city managers, and
- Ecosystem Strengthening, through strengthening of existing Central Public Health & Environmental Engineering Organisation (CPHEEO), involving swachhata knowledge partners, swachhatamargdarshaks, and setting up Centres of excellence with Chair Professorship.