Germany/ India - On Friday 19 June, AHT together with its consortium partner TERI, have held an introductory session organised by the GIZ in India marking the shift from the face-to-face training on the RBM Cycle to the online format, as a response to the covid-19 pandemic. The online module comes as a continuation of the training programme which commenced in New Delhi, Dehradun, Lucknow and Pune since December 2019.
The session on Friday was attended by about 54 participants in total, representing the various Project target groups including decision makers, senior officers steering the implementation at government offices and executing agencies, chief technical staff responsible for technical implementation as well as future trainers from Indian training institutes.
Ms. Martina Burkard the Head of Programme at GIZ and Mr Rajiv Ranjan Mishra Director General of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) gave welcoming address for the introductory session. The session was later led by the Dr. Devaraj de Condappa and Prof. Dr. Dörte Ziegler from AHT, during which Mr. Andreas Havemann also presented the Moodle platform informing the participants of the material and tools which have been prepared and/or compiled for their use by AHT/TERI.
The online training is scheduled to continue this week with another session taking place on Tuesday 23 June.