RAINWATER HARVESTING RESOURCE CENTER, UTTHAN, UTTAR PRADESH
Utthan will be the first institution in Uttar Pradesh to establish demonstration modules comprising of more than twenty five techniques / components of Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) and Ground water recharge at one center. The facility demonstrates cost effective and sustainable techno interventions relevant for both urban and rural areas. The display boards with pictorial representation form the guide for all the section of the society to understand simple interventions which can be adopted for effective Rainwater Harvesting and Ground water recharge. The collaboration between the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, Utthan and the technology provider Karnataka State Council for Science and technology (KSCST) along with Experts and Resource persons forms a perfect combination to impart training and creating awareness on RWH.
• Design, Development and Establishment of Rainwater Harvesting
and Ground water recharge Resource Center at Utthan, Allahabad,
Water availability and the present practices for domestic water source and collection will be studied in the context of Uttar Pradesh. A state of the art Resource center will be established at the campus of Utthan, in Allahabad for demonstration and training of local people. Support system and resource material will be developed with the interaction from the local experts for effective dissemination. The resource center will be handed over to the Utthan for continued and sustainable up keep of the established center.
To develop local skills and to provide technical knowledge for the resource center at Utthan, two training programmes will be conducted during the project period.
Resource Persons and Experts in the field of Rainwater Harvesting, Ground water recharge and Water management will prepare course material to present in the training programme
a) RWH from buildings
b) RWH from open spaces
c) RWH for farm sector
d) Ground water recharge in urban areas
e) Ground water recharge for farm sector
f) Preparation of site specific plans
g) Preparation of estimates
h) Interventions required for field execution
i) Monitoring and evaluation of systems
a) RWH Guide
b) Leaflets and Posters
c) Dos and Don’ts of RWH
d) FAQs on RWH
e) General guidelines for RWH
f) Typical Drawings and Estimates