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Sensitization and Exposure Visit: Elected Representatives Local Self Government Department, Government of Rajasthan

The State of Rajasthan has approved SAAPs for 28 Cities and 1 town by MOUD. The Local Self Government Department, Govt. of Rajasthan has assigned the responsibility of training 1035 elected representatives to Institute for Spatial Planning and Environment Research, India, Panchkula (ISPER) the training entity empanelled by MOUD.

As part of Batch -1, 19 participants comprising of Mayors and the Councilors from ULB Bharatpur, Jodhpur and
Bikaner. The following sessions focus on key issues and challenges of Urbanization and its Management, Rationale and Outcomes of Urban Reforms and why AMRUT, Mission Components; and its relationship with other missions mainly SBM, Smart City, and HRIDAY. Thrust areas, Coverage and Components are shared and deliberated including Urban Reforms.Detailed deliberations are held on understanding their City in terms of geographical setting, population, natural resources, infrastructure etc. Topical coverage includes Water Supply, Sewerage, Drainage, Sewerage, Roads and Urban Transport, Energy, Power, Greening the City, Safety and Security and above all Revenue Generation. E -governance for urban administration and management with two-way communication.

Exposure visits were arranged to Sewerage Treatment Plant, Solid Waste Management, Urban Transport and City Greens by Municipal Corporation Chandigarh (UT), Water Supply, Sanitation by Municipal Corporation Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), Water Supply, GIS based sanitation and City Greens by Municipal Corporation Mohali (Punjab) and Water supply and City Greens by Municipal Corporation Panchkula (Haryana).  On Day Three participant are requested to share the learning with each other. Feedback forms are given to all the participants for evaluating the programme on different scales such as if the programme helped to achieve the objectives and meeting their expectations.