Events and Workshops

 October 2013

Affordable housing workshop at Ahmedabad

UMC along with GUDM, Government of Gujarat organized a workshop on affordable housing in Ahmedabad on October 29, 2013.The workshop focused on approaches, strategies and programs for slum up-gradation and creation of new affordable housing stock in cities. The workshop saw participation of close to 100 people including officials from the UD&HD Department of the State Government and chief officers and staff of more than 35 ULBs in Gujarat.  

 November 2013

Training for ULB officials on filling SLB data on water-sanitation in the PAS portal

UMC team is conducting a series of district-wise workshops to train cities to fill SLB data in the PAS portal. The first workshop was conducted for twelve cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar district on the November 21, 2013. City officials have shown a positive response to filling the data themselves.  

 November 2013

Presentation at Alliance Francaise

UMC presented its 2 year journey at Alliance Francaise, Ahmedabad on November 21, 2013 as a part of the Heritage Week 2013 celebrations. UMC and Intach-Gujarat Chapter presented its study on revival of historic water system feeding rain water to The Great Tank at Sarkhej Roza, Ahmedabad. After 7 years, rain water from Makarba lake entered The Great Tank through the sluice gates during monsoons of 2013.