Mulankunnathukavu: Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) is on a mission to wipe out the issues on drinking water and waste eradication in grama panchayats and municipalities. KILA has formed a large scale training programme for municipality and ward members in order to suggest constant solution for the issues.
KILA director PP Balan has said that the arrangements are in a final stage and will provide training for 24 lakh persons. 125 selected persons from each ward get the training. Members from 19,255 wards in grama panchayat and municipality will be take part. KILA will appoint around one lakh persons for training package.
57,765 co-ordinators will monitor the programme in district, block, panchayat and ward level. One day state level training will be given for 14 district co-ordinators, 152 block co-ordinators, 912 block resource persons and 195 municipality members. A booklet will be distributed for the training programme.
The current condition of drinking water and sanitation and the solution for the issues are the topics of the training programme. Central Panchayat Raj ministry is providing fund for the programme.
A meeting held at KILA ahead of the training programme.. KILA director PP Balan inaugurated and grama panchayat association state president PT Mathew chaired the meeting. Kerala Grama Panchayat Association members and municipal chamber representatives took part.