With the rising challenges in the water sector across the globe, it is necessary to provide local responses to this challenge for the same reason availability of global knowledge; locally is essential. Keeping this thought in mind, Savitribai Phule Pune University has joined hands with IHE Delft, The Netherland, Institute for Water Education, and Unity Knowledge LLP to start Masters level course dedicated to the sector of Urban Water and Sanitation.
The course is conducted under Department of Environmental Science, S. P. Pune University, Pune with knowledge inputs from IHE Delft, locally adaptation to India’s requirements by Unity Knowledge LLP and education facilitation by SPPU. The course is comprised of 18 months of classroom training and 6 months of project work or on-field internship with industry partners.
In short, this course is a combination of design, technologies and field-work and students who have done B.Sc. (Microbiology, and Environmental) have joined for the course. The batch is a combination of students and working professionals.