Start Date

February 2013


Completion Date




Powai, Mumbai





The main objectives of the Education Centre is to conduct training programme for the capacity and capability enhancement of waste pickers enabling them to –

  • Take care of their health, education and living standards and assert their rights;
  • Developing waste management knowledge and skills like composting and gardening and assisting them in acquiring regular employment;
  • Develop administrative and soft skills for staff and volunteers in managing the programmes on a daily basis and larger scale and
  • Create awareness building and impart knowledge by training of public and school children.

The scope of work included setting up a bio gas plant of 1 ton capacity; rainwater harvesting system; water recycling unit of 4000 litres / day capacity; a composting unit; plant nursery; a museum to demonstrate different facets of waste management and a training room with various facilities like a computer, projector, sound system and furniture to seat 30 trainees at a time.

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MMR - Environment Improvement Society (MMR-EIS) , 6th floor, Planning Division, MMRDA new building, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East)
Contact: 022-26595978 / 26595979