The First Edition of the Indian Young Water Professionals Programme was launched virtually. The programme was launched in the presence of the Indian High Commissioner to Australia, Manpreet Vohra; Australian High Commissioner to India, Barry O’ Farrell and Additional Secretary of Ministry of Jal Shakti, Debashree Mukherjee. The program was taken up under National Hydrology Project.
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About the Indian Young Water Professionals Programme
- The India Young Water Professional Programme is unique and different from typical capacity building and training programs. It focuses on the engaged Training and Learning Model.
- 70% of this program is focused on project-based learning by means of Situation Understanding and Improvement Projects (SUIP).
- It also focuses on gender equality and diversity, since sustainable water management can only benefit from the skills and views of all members of society.
- For the first edition of the programme, about 20 participants have been selected, comprising of 10 men and 10 women, from central & state implementing agencies of the National Hydrology Project.