Decentralized SWM India in Tsunami Affected Areas

Providing technical and managerial help to local private service providers for decentralized waste management, capacity building of local officials and monitoring of the services.


Tamilnadu & Pondicherry – India

Project Period:


Services provided:

Knowledge Sharing, Networking, Training & Capacity Development

  • Technical Support, Business Planning and Capacity Building of Small Private Sector

Name of the Staff involved and functions performed:

Jonathan Hecke, Sanjay K Gupta

Name of Client(s):

Swiss Red Cross

Description of the Project:

  • Post Tsunami, there was a great need to manage huge quantity of waste. Skat undertook assessment to initiate decentralized community based waste management
  • Built the capacity of small private service providers and municipal, officials
  • Supported them in business and financial planning
  • Monitored the project outcomes and provided technical and managerial inputs throughout the project cycle