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Vijayawada Municipal Corporation Holds Two-Day Climate Investment Plan Workshop – The New Indian Express

By Express press service

VIJAYAWADA: A two-day workshop on “climate investment planning” in Vijayawada, organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), kicked off on Tuesday at the control room of the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) .

On day one, a delegation from the University of Washington (UW) presented a capital investment planning model, which provides a step-by-step process for energy auditing, carbon emissions assessment and analysis. life cycle costs for some CMV projects.

The Sustainable Cities Integrated Approach (SCIAP) Pilot Project is being carried out by UNIDO in close cooperation with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) with financial support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) at Vijayawada, Guntur, Bhopal, Mysore and Jaipur.

Technical assistance on climate smart investment budgeting to improve the creditworthiness of cities is one of the main activities supported under the SCIAP project, in addition to the implementation of sustainability planning, investments in low-carbon solutions to address municipal waste management and building the capacity and skills of municipal officials for effective implementation and management of projects in the waste and sanitation sector.

UNIDO, in partnership with the University of Washington (Seattle), is carrying out the capital budgeting exercise in Vijayawada and other project cities.

A delegation of Professor Janice Whittington, Professor Adrienne Greve from California Polytechnic State University, Sujatha Srikumar and Nand Pal Singh and Manasa Suresh and Ramana Rao from UNIDO held meetings and a workshop with officials of the VMC and provided hands-on training to 25 officers from the engineering, planning and finance wings on Tuesday.

The UW team also demonstrated design strategies to reduce the impact of hazards for each project. The workshop also included discussions on selection projects for public-private partnerships.

VIJAYAWADA: A two-day workshop on “climate investment planning” in Vijayawada, organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), kicked off on Tuesday at the control room of the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) . On day one, a delegation from the University of Washington (UW) presented a capital investment planning model, which provides a step-by-step process for energy auditing, carbon emissions assessment and analysis. life cycle costs for some CMV projects. The Sustainable Cities Integrated Approach (SCIAP) Pilot Project is being carried out by UNIDO in close cooperation with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) with financial support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) at Vijayawada, Guntur, Bhopal, Mysore and Jaipur. Technical assistance on climate smart investment budgeting to improve the creditworthiness of cities is one of the main activities supported under the SCIAP project, in addition to the implementation of sustainability planning, investments in low-carbon solutions to address municipal waste management and building the capacity and skills of municipal officials for effective implementation and management of projects in the waste and sanitation sector. UNIDO, in partnership with the University of Washington (Seattle), is carrying out the capital budgeting exercise in Vijayawada and other project cities. A delegation of Professor Janice Whittington, Professor Adrienne Greve from California Polytechnic State University, Sujatha Srikumar and Nand Pal Singh and Manasa Suresh and Ramana Rao from UNIDO held meetings and a workshop with officials of the VMC and provided hands-on training to 25 officers from the engineering, planning and finance wings on Tuesday. The UW team also demonstrated design strategies to reduce the impact of hazards for each project. The workshop also included discussions on selection projects for public-private partnerships.