"GWR in Jalanidhi schemes" - seminar inaugurated by Minister for Water Resources Sri. PJ Joseph
Thodupuzha, 9th May: The one day seminar on groundwater recharge in Jalanidhi, is inaugurated by Sri. PJ Joseph, Hon. Minister for Water Resources , at Hotel Cicilia Auditorium, Thodupuzha, today. Groundwater recharge and water conservation will be made compulsory in Jalanidhi project panchayaths, Minister said in his inaugural session. The funds available for sanitation and groundwater recharge have to be utilized completely and effectively, he added. The seminar featured various classes related to GWR, and Sri. DSC Thampi, Member – Central Groundwater Board, Dr. P Balakrishnan, Water Conservation Specialist, and Sri. VV Mohan , Faculty Member NIRD took classes on various subjects. Sri. K Mohan, Director Technical, Dr. Sabu Varghese –Regional Director, Sri. PV Lalachan, Dy. Director Operations, Dr. Pradeep Kumar , Dy. Director Water Conservation, Sri. Sreejith, Manager-Technical, Sri. Jose James, Community Development Specialist, representatives of support organizations, gramapanchayaths and other officials attended.
Comprehensive Primary Orientation training programme for Batch II,started
Thalasseri, 7th May: The Comprehensive Primary Orientation training programme for support organization staff of Kannur and Kasargode districts started at Thalasseri today. The frontline staff from selected support organizations for Batch – II, gramapanchayaths in Jalanidhi project , are attending the training. Training programme at Thalasseri Social Service Society is inaugurated by Sri. Premlal M, Director HRD, KRWSA, and presided over by Sri. E.V.Krishnan, Director RPMU, Kannur. Sri. Suresh Babu.K.N, DD (Trg), Shri. George Mathew, CDS and other staff of KRWSA attended. The 4 days programme will ends at 10th of May 2013.
Jalanidhi phase– I, Impact Evaluation Workshop conducted
Kozhikode, 18 April: The impact evaluation of the celebrated Jalanidhi project – Ist phase was conducted at Hotel Malabar Palace, Kozhikode, today. The representatives of selected gramapanchayaths, support organizations, ward and scheme level committees attended the workshop with a nostalgia and they shared the experience before the delegates from The World Bank. The experiences shared were heart-touching and most of the participants went overwhelmed with feelings. The workshop was conducted as part of the impact evaluation exercise of Jalanidhi – I, project. The team also visited the beneficiary groups of Koduvally gramapanchayath of Kozhikode.The WB delegates Sri. Louis Andres- Lead Economist, Sri. George Joseph – Economist, Sri Shoubik Dev – Consultant, Jalanidhi delegates Sri. PK Kuriyan, Director M&E, Sri. Premlal M, Director –HRD, Sri. PR Narendradev, Director RPMU Malappuram and other officials attended. The team later presented the findings before Sri. RR Mohan, Senior Water and Sanitation Specialist, Dr. Suseel Samuel – Water and Sanitation Specialist,and Sri. Manish Kumar – Specialist from the World Bank.
Induction training of Batch –II SO, of Wyanad District started
SulthanBatheri, 16th April: The induction training of Batch –II, support organizations of Wyanad district started at Shreyas, today. The selected representatives, more than 50 members of 9 Tribal Gramapanchayaths are attend the training. The training is for three days. KRWSA Director HRD – Sri. Premlal M, Director M&E- Sri. PK Kuriyan, RPMU Kannur – Director –Sri. EV Krishnan leads the training other than external resource persons. Deputy Directors and other officials of KRWSA attend the training.
Maniyur GP level activities inaugurated
Maniyur , 30 March: Panchayath level activities of Jalanidhi Project in Maniyur Grama Panchayath was inaugurated by Minister Dr.M.K. Muneer on 30/03/2013 at Maniyur Higher Secondary School. Smt.K.K Lathika M.L.A Presided over the function.The Inaugural ceremony was started with a cultural procession and several members from different field ,representatives of Grama Panchayath Board, Conveners from 81 Clusters and B.G members from different places, around 2000 people were participated in the procession.District Panchayath Vice President R.Sasi made the main speech, Mr. Robin Mathew Team Leader Jalanidhi presented the report of project.K.V ReenaBlock Panchayath President, Kamala R Panikar District Panchayath member, P.C Sheeba, K.M Narayanan, M.K Najma, M.K Hameed Master made the felicitation speech.The President f Panchayath Sri.B.Suresh babu made the welcome speech in the programme and the vote of thanks was given by Mr.P.Pradeepan Secretary of Maniyur Grama Panchayath.