The Ladakh Ecological Development Group (LEDeG) in collaboration with Bremen Overseas Research & Development Association (BORDA), Germany has been promoting environmental friendly Decentralised Renewable Energy Systems (DERES) for the past 20 years in the Western Himalayas. So far 72 Community-based Micro Hydro Power Units (CMHPU) have been installed by LEDeG in extreme and isolated mountainous regions.
LEDeG with its partners BORDA and the Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination Society, India and in collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern (FNHW) Switzerland, is organising a two weeks training programme titled ‘International On-Site Training Programme on Community-Based Micro Hydro Power Units’
The training programme aims to impart basic skill required for planning; implementing and managing community based Micro Hydro Power Projects. The training is scheduled from 21st September to 2nd October, 2009 in Leh and Kargil districts of Ladakh.
The participants will have an opportunity to gain first hand exposure and practical skills while implementing a 30 KW community hydro power project at Bartoo Village of Ladakh region. The training team will comprise experts from different national and international reputed organisations representing a good balance between academics and practitioners. On the successful completion of the training course, participants will receive a certificate from the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern (FNHW), Switzerland.
The training program is subsidised and full scholarships is available for 3 selected participants.
For further information, please contact:
Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination Society
#621, 5th Main Road,
Bangalore 560 043
Tel Fax: +91-080-25452805 / 25452804