Water academy in Odisha soon
In the first of its kind initiative, the Odisha government has decided to set up a Centre of Excellence ‘Odisha Water Academy’ in Bhubaneswar.
The academy will function as a pioneering training and capacity building institution in the field of water and wastewater service provision. The main objective of the institution is to enhance the quality and service levels in the sector for customer satisfaction and for better health and environment outcomes, officials said.
Minister for housing & urban development, panchayati raj & drinking water, Pratap Jena, said providing safe drinking water and wastewater service provision to each urban household in the state is a priority of the government.
The training and capacity building undertaken by the academy will be for both managers and workers.