08 Mar 2019
SaciWATERs organised training of Medical cum paramedical practitioners about ‘Prevention, Detection and Management of Arsenicosis’ at Jorhat and Nalbari between February 11 and 14, 2019.
08 Mar 2019
SaciWATERs organised People Centric District Platform Initiation meet at Jorhat on 27th December, 2018 http://saciwaters.org/eu/jorhat%20workshop%20report.pdf
08 Mar 2019
SaciWATERs organised People Centric District Platform Initiation meet at Nalbari on 24th December, 2018 http://saciwaters.org/eu/nalbari%20workshop%20report.pdf
09 Apr 2018
As part of its ongoing work on Water Access and Management, Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai hosted a workshop on reducing exposure to unsafe drinking water in rural India, led by Professor Van Geen and Prabhat Barnwal, Assistant Professor of Economics, Michigan State University. It brought together experts from the Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network (AKAN), The Energy and Resources Institute, Sehgal Foundation, the Indian...
21 Feb 2018
SaciWATERs is organising a two day Dissemination cum Knowledge exchange workshop titled Engaging with arsenic contamination in water: The network approach at Hotel Mercure, Hyderabad on 23-24Feb 2018, as a part of the closure of the project titled Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network supported by Arghyam since 2013. The highlights of the workshop are the release of booklets on interventions towards safe drinking water and...
06 Feb 2018
Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network (AKAN) and SWACHA organised an exposure visit from Titabar to Majuli on 12 th and 13 th January, 2018. The main objective of this visit was to bring about an exchange of experiences and knowledge of the local water champions. The team was led by Mr. Ananta Khanikar. During the two day visit, the team interacted with school teachers, students...
20 Dec 2017
Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network (AKAN) and SWACHA organised an exposure visit from Majuli to Titabar on 18th and 19th December, 2017. The community people of the Titabar area have taken local-level initiatives to reduce the arsenic exposure. To strengthen the activities of the network the exposure visit was conducted, the main objective of which was to bring about an exchange of experiences and knowledge...
30 Nov 2017
The Safe Water Centre for Healthy Assam (SWaCHA) in collaboration with Arsenic Knowledge and Action network (AKAN) and Fluoride Knowledge and Action Network (FKAN) organised a two day sensitisation workshop on ‘Arsenic in Drinking Water and it’s Manifestations on Health’ in Nalbari among PHED worker, medical practitioners, civil society organisations. Various technical sessions were held by Er. AB Paul, Dr. Kunal Kanti Majumdar, Mr. Ajit...
21 Nov 2017
This report makes a complete assessment of the water and sanitation situation in the country while reviewing the performance of the 11th Five Year Plan. The report covers topics like issues in coverage, quality of water, sustainability of the source, operation and management, and the access of disadvantaged sections to water. The report also makes certain recommendations for the 12th Five Year Plan, in terms...