Capacity Building Training Programmes

As part of the Institutional Strengthening of the WUCS training needs have been assessed and accordingly a number of trainings and field visits have been planned and conducted during December 2016 and December 2017. More trainings based on the general orientation towards the project and specific thematic trainings are also planned. The training topics are as per the list below

Trainings on WUCS Management

  • 1.1 Orientation programme at village level
  • 1.2 Administration, Bye-laws, Roles & Responsibilities of WUCS
  • 1.3 Accounting, Book Keeping & Social Auditing
  • 1.4 Dovetailing Government Schemes and Social & Gender Development

Thematic Trainings

  • 2.1 Participatory Irrigation Management and IWRM
  • 2.2 Construction Management of Canals for WUCS
  • 2.3 Sustainable Agricultural Practices (Crop Demonstrations, Field Days and IEC)
  • 2.4 Irrigation Water Management
  • 2.5 Environmental Management Aspects of Modernization
  • 2.6 Social Safeguards, Gender Mainstreaming
  • 2.7 Operation and Management of Canals
  • 2.8 Management Transfer of Canals

Promoting Project Level WUCS Federation

  • 3.1 Training for Federation Members on Significance and Role of PIM
  • 3.2 Bye-Laws, Registration and Management of Federation
  • 3.3 Stakeholder identification and Communication through Periodic Meetings & Workshops
  • 3.4 Preparation and Printing of Training Modules

Apart from these a few exposure visits are planned to exchange the learning and experiences of WUCS members with successful WUCS situated within and outside the State.

A number of short videos are planned to document successful WUCS and PIM. A Radio Programme Series involving discussions related to PIM related themes such as Institutional strengthening, Water tax collection, Social Mobilisation, Gender Development, O&M, Environment are also planned and conducted as of 31 December 2017. During this period Street Plays are also planned highlighting the roles and responsibilities of WUCS among farmer members.

List of training programmes conducted

Sl. No. Date Topic of Training Venue Resource Person (s) No. of Participants
Male Female Total
1 27.02.2016 Construction Management workshop for KNNL &CADA Engineers and Contractors Surya Comforts, Shivamogga Sri Pushpendra Shrivastav 35 5 40
Dr.Shrinath Anekal 
Dr.Ashok Raut
2 20.04.2016 Project Level Workshop for WUCS CADA, Shivamogga Dr.Ashok Raut,  31 0 31
Sri. Doraiswamy R., 
Sri. A Bharathappa, 
Sri.Ravichandra R., 
Sri. A.R.Shashidhar,
Dr.V.P.Singh, 
Dr.Rajagopal, 
Sri.Basavanna, 
Sri.K.G.Shantharaj
3 01.09.2016 Project Awareness Programme Seegebagi Dr. Balachandra Kurup & 15 0 15
Sri. Nanjundaswamy
4 20.10.2016 Project Level Workshop for WUCS CADA, Shivamogga Sri Umesh & Sri.Veeresh A.M. 38 6 44
4 20.10.2016 ADB Communication Strategy and Safeguard Procedures CADA, Shivamogga Dr.Balachandra Kurup,& 38 6 44
Mr.Mallikarjuna Hosapalya,&
Mr.Kumar Naidu&
Sri.Veeresh A.M.
5 17.12.2016 Management of Construction Works to WUCS CADA, Shivamogga Sri. Nanjundaswamy 54 2 56
6 17.03.2016 Accounts Booking Training CADA, Shivamogga Sri Sathyanarayana 54 2 56
7 24.03.2017 Management of Construction Works to WUCS CADA, Shivamogga Sri. Nanjundaswamy 34 2 36
8 24.03.2017 Accounts Booking Training CADA, Shivamogga Sri Srinivasa Mudrakartha & Sri Sathyanarayana 34 2 36
9 03.04.2017 Village level Orientation on Project details. Seegebagi Dr. Balachandra Kurup, SDGS & Ms.Manjula 6 10 16
10 06.04.2017 Gender, Irrigation & Agriculture Kanakatte Dr. Balachandra Kurup, SDGS & Ms.Manjula 8 9 17
11 18.04.2017 Gender, Irrigation & Agriculture Aradotlu Dr. Balachandra Kurup, SDGS & Ms.Manjula 3 20 23
12 19.04.2017 Village level Orientation on Project details Seegebagi Dr. Balachandra Kurup, SDGS & Ms.Manjula 8 9 17
13 19.04.2017 Construction Management of Canals for WUCS Ranganatha temple, Kanakatte, Seegebagi Sri. Nanjunda Swamy, CMS, SMEC 8 14 22
14 21.04.2017 Village level Orientation on Project details
Dr. Balachandra Kurup, SDGS & Ms.Manjula 4 15 19
15 22.04.2017 Gender, Irrigation & Agriculture
Dr. Balachandra Kurup, SDGS & Ms.Manjula 0 18 18
16 22.04.2017 Village level Orientation on Project details
Dr. Balachandra Kurup, SDGS & Ms.Manjula 3 5 8
17 24.04.2017 Village level Orientation on Project details
Dr. Balachandra Kurup, SDGS & Ms.Manjula 10 9 19
18 24.04.2017 Village level Orientation on Project details
Dr. Balachandra Kurup, SDGS & Ms.Manjula 4 15 19
19 27.04.2017 Village level Orientation on Project details Nagathi Belagalu Dr. Balachandra Kurup, SDGS & Ms.Manjula 2 10 12
20 28.04.2017 Village level Orientation on Project details, components, etc Nagathi Belagalu Dr. Balachandra Kurup, SDGS & Ms.Manjula 5 12 17
21 29.04.2017 Village level Orientation on Project details, components, etc
Dr. Balachandra Kurup, SDGS & Ms.Manjula 4 5 9
22 01.05.2017 Village level Orientation on Project details
Dr. Balachandra Kurup, SDGS & Ms.Manjula 0 7 7
23 02.05.2017 Village level Orientation on Project details Nagathi Belagalu Dr. Balachandra Kurup, SDGS & Ms.Manjula 0 11 11
24 17.06.2017 Construction Management workshop for Women's Sub.Committee Members Panchayath Office, Dasarakallahalli Sri. Nanjunda Swamy, CMS, SMEC 12 0 12
25 21.06.2017 Construction Management workshop for WUCS WUCS office, Doddagoppenahalli Sri. Nanjunda Swamy, CMS, SMEC 12 0 12
26 06.07.2017 Village Level Orientation Programme on Construction management for WUCS Anjaneya Temple, Bommenahalli under Barandur WUCS Sri Najunda Swamy,  21 7 28
Dr Balachandar Kurup SMEC
27 25.07.2017 Accounts Booking Training Kagekodamagge Devaraj Kattimani 24 2 26
28 07.08.2017 Village level orientation programme Mudala Vitalapura Veeresha SMEC 16 1 17
29 08.08.2017 Gondi WUCS Strengthening Training Programmes on: A. WUCS Management, 2.4 Water Management UAS, Shimoga Narayanswamy, Hanumath swamy and Ullas 35 10 45
30 10.08.2017 Gondi WUCS Strengthening Training Programmes : D. IEC  4.1 Exposure visit for WUCS members to successful WUCS to exchange learning and experiences within state Gajnur Hoshalli Veeresha SMEC & Veeresha Secretary WUCS 23 2 25
31 17.08.2017 Gondi WUCS Strengthening Training Programmes :Promoting Project Level WUCS Federation, 3.1 Training for Federation members . Significance and role in PIM Venkateshwara temple Bhadravati Veeresha, SMEC 21 2 23
32 07.09.2017 2nd round Training for Federation Members . Significance and role in PIM PWD IB Bhadravathi Annapurnamma, Shantharaj CADA 16 2 18
33 20.09.2017 3rd round Training for Federation Members . Significance and role in PIM and Training on tax issues Bhadra Cada Conference Hall Shri Shantharaju, Sr.Cooperative Auditor, Bhadra CADA,  18 8 26
Sri Vasanthakumar, Chartered Accountant & 
Mr.Gourish Bharghav, Chartered Accountant
34 26.09.2017 Operation and Management of Canals : Flow Control Measurement Bhadra Cada Conference Hall Dr. Mohan Reddy Junna 45 9 54
Team Leader, SMEC
35 26.09.2017 One.day orientation at village level Holebairanahalli Sri. G.L.Janardhan, Independent Consultant 36 10 46
36 27.09.2017 One.day orientation at village level Baballi Sri. G.L.Janardhan, Independent Consultant 27 37 64
37 06.10.2017 Agriculture Need Assessment IB Bhravathi Sri. Nagaraj, ADA, Bhadravathi 37 7 44
Sri. Kantharaja, SADH, Bhadravathi &
Smt. GC Poornima, AO, Bhadra CADA
38 07.10.2017 Accounts and Tax Compliance Training IB Bhravathi Sri. Vasanthakumar CV, Chartered Accountant 16 1 17
Sri Ramu P, Accounts and Tax Advisor
Sri Vishwanathaiah, Rtd Cooperative Education Officer
39 10.10.2017 Field Level Irrigation Management in Agriculture Bio Tech Training Centre, Horticulture Dept., Shivamogga Dr. Mohan Reddy Junna 73 8 81
Team Leader, SMEC
40 11.10.2017 Orientation training to WUCS members Modala Vitlapura Sri. G.L.Janardhan, Independent Consultant 23 4 27
41 11.10.2017 Construction Management Training for WUCS Modala Vitlapura Najundaswamy SMEC 9 4 13
42 12.10.2017 Orientation training to WUCS members Doddagoppenahalli Sri. G.L.Janardhan, Independent Consultant 31 15 46
43 13.10.2017 Gender, Agriculture & Irrigation management IB Bhravathi Smt. Bhagirathi, Rtd Extension Eduction Officer, SHIMUL and Dr.M.S.Vignesh, Rtd Professor, UAS, Shivamogga 24 15 39
44 28.10.2017 Orientation training to WUCS members Nagathi Belagalu Sri. G.L.Janardhan, Independent Consultant 22 2 24
45 30.10.2017 Orientation training to WUCS members Kagekodamagge Sri Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, Training Coordinator, SMEC 26 9 35
46 02.11.2017 Orientation to WUCS Seegebagi Sri. Balakrishnaraj Neerchal & SST Members 17 19 36
47 04 .11.2017  Exposure visit within state. Visit to Farmers and Institutions in Tumkur & Bengaluru Rural Districts JC Pura, Ammanaghatta, Chelur, Tumkur, Hirehalli, Siddaganga, Srinivasapura Sri. Balakrishnaraj Neerchal & SST Members; 32 16 48
Sri. Shivananjaiah Balekai, Sri.Thimme Gowda, Sri. Mohankumar,
05.11.2017 Shri.Shankarappa,

Shri. Ashwatha Narayana & Dr.Narayana Reddy
48 07.11.2017 Administration, Byelaws, Roles and Responsibilities of WUCS Holehonnuru . Hall above Milk Dairy Dr.Shekhar Gowler, 38 9 47
Sri.S.Manjappa & Shri.Balakrishnaraj Neerchal
49 17.11.2017 Administration, Byelaws, Roles and Responsibilities of WUCS Nagathi Belagalu Shri.Balakrishnaraj Neerchal and Smt.Manjula 38 5 43
50 18.11.2017 Orientation to WUCS Danayakapura Shri.Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, Shri.Veeresh A.M. and Shri. Renukaswamy 14 12 26
51 27.11.2017 Training to Secretaries / Review Meeting IB Bhadravathi Shri.Balakrishnaraj Neerchal & Ramu P. 12 3 15
52 27.11.2017 Federation Formation Process . Decisions on Share Collection, Bank Account Opening and further process IB Bhadravathi Shri.Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, Shri.Balaji Maddikera and Shri.Veeresh A.M. 16 3 19
53 04.12.2017 Orientation Traing to WUCS Members Arehalli, Dasarakallahalli WUCS Mr.Neerchal Balakrishnaraj, Training Coordinator and Ms.Manjula, Community Organizer 32 11 43
54 07.12.2017 Orientation Traing to WUCS Members Sunnadahalli, Baranduru WUCS Mr.Neerchal Balakrishnaraj, Training Coordinator and Mr.Veeresh AM., Community Organizer 42 2 44
55 08.12.2017 Orientation Traing to WUCS Members Tallikatte, Tallikatte WUCS Mr.Neerchal Balakrishnaraj, Training Coordinator and Mr.Basavarajappa, Water Management Extension Agent 20 13 33
56 09.12.2017 Gender, Irrigation and Agriculture Inspection Bunglow, Bhadravathi Mr. (Dr.) M.S.Vignesh, Rtd Registrar, UAS, Shivamogga and Ms.Shailashree, Director, Jana Shikshana Samsthan 25 15 40
57 11 & 12 December.2017 Accounts, Book Keeping and Social Auditing (Internal Audit of WUCS) Respective WUCS Sri. Balaji Maddikera, Irrigation Institution Specialist and Dr.Balachandra Kurup, Social and Gender Specialist 22 9 31
58 19.12.2017 Follow on, Planning for Effective Water Management to Extension Staff Inspection Bunglow, Bhadravathi Dr. Mohan Reddy Junna, Team Leader, SMEC India Pvt Ltd 14 2 16
59 20.12.2017 Orientation on Irrigation Methods to selected Farmers from Gondi CADA Inspection Bunglow, Bhadravathi Dr. Mohan Reddy Junna, Team Leader, SMEC India Pvt Ltd 38 5 43
60 23.12.2017 Orientation on Irrigation Methods to Department Extension Officers under Bhadra CADA Institute of Agricultural Technologists, Davanagere Dr. Mohan Reddy Junna, Team Leader, SMEC India Pvt Ltd 67 6 73
61 28.12.2017 Administration, Byelaws, Roles and Responsibilities of WUCS for 4 WUCS Inspection Bunglow, Bhadravathi Mr.Vishwanathaiah C., Rtd Cooperative Development Officer, Shivamogga and Mr.Neerchal Balakrishnaraj, Training Coordinator 15 4 19
62 29.12.2017 Bye.Laws, registration and management of federation SST Office Neerchal Balakrishnaraj, Training Coordinator 12 0 12
63 02.01.2018, 20.01.2018 to 22.01.2018 Street Play Shows Moodala Vitlapura, Danayakapura, Kagekodamagge, Seegebagi, Baballi, Bommenahalli, Doddaguppenahalli, Dasakallahalli, Holebhairanahalli Team lead by Mr.Manjunath, Mr.Thippanna & Mr.Dinesh, Nesara Kala Thanda, Shivamogga 980 851 1831
64 10.01.2018 Dovetailing & Convergence . EAP for Youth from WUCS area IB, Bhadravathi Sri.Sandeep, Faculty, CBRSETI, Holalur & Sri. Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, TC, SMEC 26 29 55
65 11.01.2018 Awareness on Gondi Project to WUCS members Seegebagi Sri. Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, TC, SMEC & Sri. Renukaswamy, AEA, SMEC 14 16 30
66 12.01.2018 Awareness on Gondi Project to WUCS members Rubber Kaadu (Balemaranahalli) Sri. Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, TC, SMEC & Smt.Manjula, CO, SMEC 13 6 19
67 18.01.2018 Awareness on Gondi Project to WUCS members Jambarghatta Sri. Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, TC, SMEC & Smt.Manjula, CO, SMEC 109 69 178
68 18.01.2018 Dovetailing & Convergence . Health Check Camp, Distribution of Ayuvedic Kit and Health Awareness Jambarghatta Sri.(Dr.) Kumar Sagar, Doctor, Government Ayurvedic College and Teaching Hospital, Shivamogga; Sri.Venkatagiri B., Environmentalist, Shivamogga, Sri. (Dr.) Ravikumar, Medical Officer, Bhadravathi 109 69 178
69 23.01.2018 Construction Management of Canals for WUCS Danayakapura (Holehonnuru and Koppa Doddakere WUCS) Sri. Nanjunda Swamy, CMS, SMEC,
Sri. Deepak, Engineer, SMEC &
Sri. G.S.Patel, AE, QC, KNNL, Bhadravathi
30 3 33
70 24.01.2018 Gender, Irrigation & Agriculture Kumbara Beedi, Holehonnur Sri. (Dr.) Balachandra Kurup, SDGS, SMEC & Sri. Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, TC, SMEC 3 33 36
71 25.01.2018 Sustainable Agricultural Practices Doddaguppenahalli for Cluster.I Dr.G.K.Girijesh, Professor of Agronomy, UAHS, Shivamogga 24 16 40
72 29.01.2018 Construction Management of Canals for WUCS Kagekodamagge (Kagekodamagge & Baballi WUCS) Sri. Nanjunda Swamy, CMS, SMEC,
Sri. Deepak, Engineer, SMEC
17 2 19
73 30.01.2018 Accounts and Book Keeping for Presidents and Secretaries of WUCS IB, Bhadravathi Sri. Harish K.T., AEE, Bhadra CADA, Malavagoppa
Sri. Harish K.T., AS., KNNL, Bhadravathi, Sri.Huliraj GH., Rtd Sr. Cooperative Auditor, Shivamogga
29 4 33
74 11.02.2018 Bylaws, Roles and Responsibilities to Women Sub.Committee Members Tallikatte Ms.Manjula and Mr.Veeresh A.M. 9 20 29
75 20.02.2018 Federation Meeting & Workshop on CAD works and Performance Issues IB Bhadarvathi Sri.Srinivasa Mudrakartha, Sri. Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, Sri.Nanjundaswamy, Sri. Balaji Maddigera and Sri.veeresh A.M. 24 3 27
76 21.02.2018 Awareness on Gondi Porject to WUCS members Hale Baranduru Sri. Balakrishnaraj Neerchal and Ms.Manjula 29 13 42
77 26.02.2018 Accounts and Book Keeping . Hands on Training Dasarakallahalli Sri. Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, Ms.Manjula, Sri.Ravikumar, Sec., Kagekodamagge WUCS and Sri.Manjunath, Sec., Baballi WUCS 12 5 17
78 26.02.2018 Awareness on Gondi Porject to WUCS members Nagathibelagalu Thanda Sri. Balakrishnaraj Neerchal and Ms.Manjula 17 4 21
79 28.02.2018 Construction Management of Canals for Tallikatte and Nagathibelagalu WUCS Tallikatte Sri. Nanjundaswamy, Sri.GK Rudresh, AE, Quality Control KNNL and Sri.Balakrishnaraj Neerchal 23 4 27
80 02.03.2018 Accounts and Book Keeping . Hands on Training Seegebagi Mr.Ravikumar, Sec. Kagekodamagge WUCS & Mr.Manjunath, Sec. Baballi WUCS 5 0 5
81 06.03.2018 Soil Health Awareness, card distribution and agriculture schemes Holehonnur Sri. Udayaravi/ Sri.Balakrishnaraj Neercha/ Dr.Renukaswamy 35 2 37
82 07.03.2018 Federation formation meeting and workshop SST office Sri. Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, Training Coordinator 25 4 29
83 08.03.2018 International Women's Day and Women Role in Gondi Project Baballi Ms.Manjula, Community Organizer 2 146 148
84 09.03.2018 Disease control and pest management for Areca plantation Doddagoppenahalli Ms.Nandini R, Asst. Professor and Ms.Nayana B.P., Assistant Professor, Agriculture College, Shivamogga 24 17 41
85 12.03.2018 Exposure visit to farmers on vermi composting Anekoppa and Dummalli Sri.Shivakumar and Smt. Dummalli Shivamma 8 4 12
86 13.03.2018 Accounts and Book Keeping . Hands on Training Baranduru Mr.Ravikumar, Sec. Kagekodamagge WUCS & Mr.Manjunath, Sec. Baballi WUCS 5 0 5
87 13.03.2018 Accounts and Book Keeping . Hands on Training Nagathibelagalu Mr.Ravikumar, Sec. Kagekodamagge WUCS & Mr.Manjunath, Sec. Baballi WUCS 5 0 5
88 14.03.2018 Accounts and Book Keeping . Hands on Training Doddagoppenahalli Mr.Ravikumar, Sec. Kagekodamagge WUCS & Mr.Manjunath, Sec. Baballi WUCS 4 1 5
89 14.03.2018 Field Level Irrigation Management to Faculty of UAHSS KVK Conference Hall, Navule Dr.Mohan Reddy Junna, Team Leader 43 14 57
90 15.03.2018 Administration, By.laws and Roles and Responsibilities of Women for Women Sub.Committee members Mudalavitlapura Ms.Manjula, Community Organizer and Sri.Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, Training Coordinator 4 20 24
91 15.03.2018 Field Level Irrigation Management to Faculty and Students of JNNCE Civil Engineering Dept Conference Hall, JNNCE, Navule Dr.Mohan Reddy Junna, Team Leader 60 25 85
92 16.03.2018 Accounts and Book Keeping . Hands on Training Mudalavitlapura Mr.Ravikumar, Sec. Kagekodamagge WUCS & Mr.Manjunath, Sec. Baballi WUCS 5 0 5
93 16.03.2018 Accounts and Book Keeping . Hands on Training Holehonnuru (Danayakapura) Mr.Ravikumar, Sec. Kagekodamagge WUCS & Mr.Manjunath, Sec. Baballi WUCS 5 0 5
94 16.13.2118 Accounts and Book Keeping . Hands on Training Koppa Doddakere Mr.Ravikumar, Sec. Kagekodamagge WUCS & Mr.Manjunath, Sec. Baballi WUCS 5 0 5
95 16.03.2018 Field Level Irrigation Management to Agriculture Dept. Staff of Shivamogga District KVK Conference Hall, Navule Dr.Mohan Reddy Junna, Team Leader 46 12 58
96 17.03.2018 Evolving Plan of Action with Extension staff for effective water management SST office Dr.Mohan Reddy Junna, Team Leader 7 4 11
97 23.03.2018 Federation formation process . meeting on Board formation SST office Sri. T.S.Manjunath, Chief Promoter and Sri.Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, Training Coordianator 24 4 28
98 24.03.2018 Administration, By.laws and Roles and Responsibilities of Women for Women Sub.Committee members Bommenahalli Ms.Manjula, Community Organizer and Sri.Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, Training Coordinator 2 30 32
99 28.03.2018 Federation formation process . meeting on Board formation SST office Sri.Syed Juned Pasha, CDO and Returning Officer, Sri. T.S.Manjunath, Chief Promoter and Sri.Balakrishnaraj Neerchal, Training Coordianator 22 4 26

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