Batch III Grama Panchayath Level Orientation Training Started at Kozhikode
Kozhikode: 5th May 2015:Batch 3 Grama Panchayat Orientation Started at Kozhikode. Orientation Program for Grama Panchayat Council Started at Kozhikode on 5th and 6th May 2015. Sri. T.K.Sreedharan, President, Kottur Grama Panchayat inaugurated the Program. Smt. Sherifa, Vice- President, Munniyur Grama Panchayat presides the function. Shri.M.Premlal, Director HRD, Shri.K.N.Suresh Babu, Deputy Director HR, Shri. M.P. Shaheer, Manager (Community Development) took classes on various aspects of project implementation. Altogether 45 participants attended the program.
Report: HRD Team.
Two Days Advanced Training Programme on World Bank Procurement Procedures and One Day Bidders Conference started at Kozhikode
Kozhikode: May 4, 2015: Two Days Advanced Training Programme on World Bank Procurement Procedures and One Day Bidders Conference started at Kozhikode. The training programme is mainly focused on the hands on capacity building related to procurement of civil works. Resource support for the programme is provided by the World Bank procurement division. The training programme inaugurated by the Executive Director, Smt.Tinku Biswal.IAS. She emphasized that procurement capacity building is critical for the timely successful completion of the project. Fifty Engineers from Kerala Water Authority (KWA) and Kerala Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (KRWSA) is attending the training programme. Mr.Srinivas Rao Podipireddy , Task Team Leader, World Bank Mission, Dr.D.M.Mohan, Engineering Specialist, Mr.A.K.Kalesh Kumar, Capacity Building Coordinator, Procurement Division, Mr,Om Prakash, Sr.Consultant, The World Bank has delivered felicitations.
Report: HRD Team
New Executive Director takes charge.
Smt.Tinku Biswal IAS, Secretary , Water Resources Department takes charge of Executive Director, Jalanidhi
Farewell to former Executive Director Shri.T Bhaskaran.IAS
Farewell to E.V Krishnan Regional Project Director, Kannur
Two Days Workshop on JIMS started at Thiruvananthapuram.
Thiruvananthapuram: March 30.
KRWSA has organized two days workshop on Jalanidhi Information Management (JIMS) for all Batch I and selected Batch II GPs. The workshop was held on 30th and 31st of March 2015 at Centre for Water Education, Kerala Water Authority, Vellayambalam, Thiruvananthapuram. The primary objective of the workshop is to update and imputing of all relevant data to the JIMS software. The Workshop was inaugurated by Sri. T. Baskaran IAS, Executive Director, KRWSA. Mr.M.Premlal, Director (HRD) and Mr. Arun Raj.S, Director (M&E) attended the inaugural function. The participants of the programme include Project commissioner and one officer responsible for the JIMS from the Support Organisation.
Report: HRD Team
Training Programme on Exit Procedures
Perinthalmanna: March: 28. KRWSA has organized two days training programme on Exit Procedures for GPST and SO staffs of Batch I and selected GPs of Batch II under RPMU Malappuram on 27th and 28th March 2015 at Perinthalmanna. The objective of the workshop is to impart the knowledge and familiarize the SO staff and GPST with the procedures of BG/GP exit. The workshop was inaugurated by Sri.P.R Narandra Dev , Regional Project Director, Malappuram The participants includes Project Commissioners and Junior Project Commissioners from GPST and Team Leaders, Senior Engineers and Accountant from Supporting Organizations.
Report: HRD Team
Mid-Term Review of the Jalanidhi Project held at TVM
Thiruvananthapuram 21st March 2015: The WorldBank has carried out the Mid-Term Review (MTR) Mission to review the original project design and assess extent to which project scope and activities and implementation processes of the second Jalanidhi Project. The MTR mission was held from 16th to 20th of March 2015 at Thiruvananthapuram. The specific objective of the mission was to propose changes in the project design if required. The mission led by Shri.Srinivas Rao Podippireddy, Task Team Leader and comprise of Mr. G.V. Ahayankar, Mr. RR.Mohan, Dr.Mohan, Ms.Vandana Mehara, Ms.Vandana Batnagar, Dr.Susheel Samuel, Dr.Primal Sadaphal, Mr.Ramanujam, Ms.Surekha Pillai, Ms. Mili Varghese, Mr.Vedamurthy, Ms.Enoka. The team reviewed the overall progress, implementation issues, relevance of the project design and institutional arrangements, and assessed the key challenges and lessons learnt. The team has hence provided guidance on corrective measures for speedy implementation and disbursement. The Mission had met Hon.Chief Minister Shri.Oomen Chandi and Hon. Minister for Water Resources Shri.P.J.Joseph and appraised the project review progress. The Mission had detailed meetings with Mr.V.J.Kurian IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, WRD, Dr.K.M.Abraham, Additional Chief Secretary Finance Department, Mr.James Varghese. IAS, Principal Secretary, LSGD, Mr.Rajan Khobragade.IAS, Secretary , LSGD, Mr.Ajith Patil IAS, Managing Director , KWA, Dr.Vasuki, Executive Director, Suchithwa Mission, Mr.T.Bhaskaran.IAS, Executive Director , KRWSA and Directors , officers of KRWSA and KWA.
Report: HRD Team