TERI-ITEC Courses 2014-15 Course II - Climate Change and Sustainability
The TERI-ITEC (Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation programme) course on Climate change and sustainability was held from 27 October - 14 November 2014 at TERI Gram undertaken by TERI and TERI University. It imparted training on key climate change and sustainability challenges to 31 participants from across 21 ITEC/SCAAP countries. The course was structured in a way that it provided theoretical understanding of the key sustainability challenges and climate change through classroom lectures along with practical experiences through study tours and interactive sessions. The course included the study visits to Himalayas (Mukteshwar, Uttrakhand) with the aim of studying climate and community connects. Participants also visited to various CSR Project sites to see models of sustainable technologies implemented in villages. As a part of the course the participants visited Agra, to admire the Taj Mahal and went for guided tour of Delhi.
Hands on training on geoinformatics and GIS/GPS based applications were imparted to the participants through a day-long training session at the TERI University. The course was concluded with the valedictory session held at TERI Gram after the experience sharing exercise, where each participant provided a feedback on the course and made presentations on the themes assigned at the beginning of the course. Visit to the Indian Railways and Sulabh International Toilet Museum was also organized towards the end of the training programme.