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1.TRAINING ACTIVITIES OF TWAD BOARD

The training wing of TWAD Board is vested with the responsibilities of Planning, Organizing and conducting training courses on the Water Supply and Drainage sector for TWAD Board staff. A separate training wing has been established in TWAD Board in 1983 to train the Board staff.

The main Training Centre is situated at Chennai, Head Office and other 3 Training Sub Centres are situated at Madurai, Coimbatore and Trichy. The aim of the Training Centres is to provide In-house training to all staff members working (inclusive of technical and non-technical) in TWAD Board.

In addition, National Refresher Courses sponsored and funded by the CPHEEO, Ministry of Urban Development, GOI is being conducted every year, from 1990 onwards for the Senior and middle level officers deputed from Water supply and Sanitation Departments all over India. Every year 120 to 150 Engineers of TWAD Board are deputed to the National Refresher Courses Conducted all over India. In addition, UNICEF Sponsored training Programmes are conducted by TWAD Board.

 Deputation of Candidates to Training Institutes.

  • Deputation of candidates for the training programmes of various institutes given below within and outside the State after getting approval of M.D
  • Anna Institute of Management, chennai
  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Drinking water ,Raipur
  • Center for Science and Environment , New Delhi
  • Institute of Rural Management, Anand, Gujarat
  • National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad

2.GOVERNING COUNCIL

The Annual Training Plan for each Training centre and the Budget proposals are placed before the Governing Council every year and approved by the Governing Council Consisting of the following Members

Managing Director, TWAD Board:Chairman
Engineering Director, TWAD Board:Member
Finance Director, TWAD Board:Member
Joint Chief Engineer, PDC (in-Charge of Training):Member
Deputy Chief Engineer – Training:Member Secretary

3.TRAINING METHODOLOGY

Depending on the requirements of the programme, the participants are provided with a combination of theoretical and practical inputs.
The following methodologies are used for training:

  • Class room lectures
  • Audio-Visual presentation
  • Case studies
  • Field visits
  • Group discussions

4.TRAINING-INFRASTRUCTURE

The Training Centres of TWAD are equipped with

  1. Two numbers of Air conditioned Lecture halls with a seating capacity of 35 and 25 participants.
  2. Computer with internet connection,
  3. LCD Projector & Over Head projector with A.V facilities

5.RESOURCE PERSONS

Experience and qualified resource persons are drafted from other organisation apart from utilizing the services of the TWAD Board personnel, for imparting training.

  • CMWSS Board
  • PWD
  • Anna University, Chennai
  • Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T), Chennai
  • Madras University, Chennai
  • Central Leather Research Institute(CLRI), Chennai
  • Structural Engineering Research Institute, Chennai
  • GCT, Coimbatore
  • CIT, Coimbatore
  • Thiyagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai
  • National Institute of Technology , Trichy
  • Anna Institute of Management, State Resource Centre
  • Gandhigram Rural Institute, SIRD etc.

Apart from the above , Retired Engineers from TWAD, CMWSS Board, PWD and other Engineers engaged in Private consultancy service are also invited to deliver lectures.

6.LIBRARY

A Library is functioning at IV floor of TWAD House, attached to the Training Centre and about 2300 Technical, Management, Computer, Law and ISI books. Technical Journals, Course material of various training programmes conducted by TWAD Board, Workshop proceedings etc., are available in the Library for reference.

7.ACHIEVEMENTS FROM 2005-2012

Sl.NoYearProgrammes ConductedPersonnel Trained
12005-061353437
22006-071262920
32007-08952920
42008-091133886
52009-101343439
62010-11982344
72011-12791689
82012-131042810

8.TRAINING PROGRAMMES CONDUCTED FOR THE YEAR 2012-13

TWAD Training Programme 2012-13

Sl No

Funded By

No of batches

Persons Trained

 

 

Chennai

Madurai

Trichy

Coimbatore

Total

Chennai

Madurai

Trichy

Coimbatore

Total

1

TWAD Board

24 18 17 17 76 552 444 389 395 1780
2

UNICEF

2 0 0 0 2 64 0 0 0 64
3

MIS

15 3 3 4 25 438 222 84 143 887
4

NRDWP9CCDU//NRC Conducted by TWAD

3 0 0 0 0 49 0 0 0 49
5

NRDWP9CCDU/NRC deputed to other Institution

6 0 0 0 6 30 0 0 0 30

 

Total

50 21 20 21 109 1133 666 473 538 2810

9.NATIONAL REFRESHER COURSES –NRC CONDUCTED FOR THE YEAR 2012-13 FROM CPHEEO/GOI FUNDS

Sl.NoName of ProgrammeNo of BatchesPersonnel Trained
1NRC on Water Supply System Management116
2NRC on Preventive Maintenance and Leak Detection in Water Distribution System116
3NRC on Public Health Engineering Structures117
 Total349

10.TRAINING PROGRAMMES CONDUCTED FROM UNICEF FUNDS FOR THE YEAR 2012-13

Sl.NoName of ProgrammeNo of BatchesPersonnel Trained
1“Emergency Preparedness” for the staff of Public Health Department264

11.TRAINING PROGRAMMES PROPOSED FROM TWAD FUNDS FOR THE YEAR 2013-14

Sno Name of Programme Participants No of Batches No of Particia pants
1 Preparation of Detailed Project Report & Execution of Sewerage Projects Engineers 4 100
2 Design, Estimation of STP, Recycle and Reuse of Waste Water for Sewerage Schemes Engineers 4 100
3 Stress Management               All Staff 4 100
4 Right to information Act All Staff 4 100
5 Traffic Rules and Motivation Drivers 4 100
6 Computerized  Design And Analysis in Public health Engineering Engineers 4 100
7 Motivation and Behaviour Aspects for Office Assistants Office Assistants 4 100
8 Court Cases and Court Procedures Engineers, Assts, Junior Assts. 4 100
9 Pre Retirement Counseling                                     All Staff 8 200
10 Preventive Measures for Disciplinary Proceedings & vigilance Cases All Staff 4 100
11 Audit and Accounts Management AOs & AAOs 4 100
12 Effective maintenance of CWSS Engineers 4 100
13 Application of Total Station in Survey Engineers 4 100
14 Water Security and Sustainability Engineers 4 100
15 Field Training on Mega CWSS Engineers 4 100
16 Water Quality Monitoring and Surveillance Engineers, JWA, AHG 4 100
17 Skill Development Maintenance Staffs 4 100
18 Basics in Computer office Applications JDO, Jr. Assts 4 100
  Training to New Entrants      
1 Induction training to new entrant JDOs JDO 2 60
2 Induction training to new entrant AHGs AHG 1 35

12.NATIONAL REFRESHER COURSES –NRC Proposed FOR THE YEAR 2013-14 FROM CPHEEO/GOI FUNDS

Sl.NoName of ProgrammeNo of BatchesPersonnel Trained
1NRC on Water Supply System Management115
2NRC on Preventive Maintenance and Leak Detection in Water Distribution System115
3NRC on Public Health Engineering Structures115
 Total345

13.Disaster Management

  • Preparation of Training module for Disaster Management on water and sanitation sector as directed by Commissioner of Revenue Administration under Funds provided by Revenue Department.
  • Imparting Training to Resource persons of TWAD Board on disaster Management. Imparting Training to Engineers/ staff on disaster Management
  • Preparation of IEC materials on Disaster Management on water and sanitation. Preparation of brochures ,leaflets and manual on Disaster Management .

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