CEPT is a University for Planning, Environment, Development, Human Habitat & Technology. CEPT, an autonomous institution was established in the year 1972. Since 1994 CEPT has been registered as a separate society & a Public Trust. Through an act of Govt. of Gujarat in April 2005, CEPT has been conferred the status of University.
2017 - 2018
Financing fecal sludge & septage management (FSSM) services in the state of Maharashtra
To identify financing/business models for sustainable citywide FSSM services
Landscape municipal financing mechanisms across sectors and geographies that can be replicated for treatment infrastructure (opex/capex); Identify and pilot select mechanisms in three cities (in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha) by providing technical assistance to the urban local bodies for financial sustainability and financial accountability …
2016 - 2019
Supporting sustainable sanitation services at scale in India
To move beyond the aim of India's Swachh Bharat Mission of making cities Open Defecation Free (ODF) and support cities in Maharashtra to become ODF+
Additional support from CEPT is being requested by the government of Maharashtra and cities in Maharashtra. There is also additional demand for extension of PAS in other states and sanitation planning tools developed by the CEPT needs to use in many small towns in India.
CEPT University Research Projects
CEPT University, in India, focuses on understanding, designing, planning, constructing and managing human habitats. This includes water and sanitation projects, a current major project being the Performance Assessment System (PAS) Project.
CEPT University focuses on understanding, designing, planning, constructing and managing human habitats. CEPT University also undertakes advocacy and advisory projects to further the goal of making habitats more livable. This includes water and sanitation projects, a current major project being the Performance Assessment System (PAS) Project. PAS, …
2014 - 2017
Bringing sustainable and equitable sanitation services to small and medium towns in India
Bringing universal sanitation services across the FSM chain to two small towns in Maharashtra, India and capture the lessons in order to build the capacity of other small and medium cities in the state of Maharashtra and India
This project demonstrates an approach for small and medium towns in India to achieve universal sanitation. This includes promoting ‘one family one toilet’ where possible, as well as safe collection, conveyance, and treatment of fecal sludge. While the local governments are mandated with this responsibility, the project will explore private …
2008 - 2016
Performance assessment systems (PAS) for urban water supply and sanitation
To develop and test, through implementation in two states in India, a performance assessment system (PAS) for urban water supply and sanitation. Working hypothesis: A well performing and sustainable PAS will make service delivery more efficient.
The Performance Assessment System (PAS) Project has developed appropriate methods and tools to measure, monitor and improve delivery of water and sanitation in urban India. The Project has three major components of performance measurement, monitoring and improvement. It covers all urban local bodies (ULBs) in Gujarat and Maharashtra. The project …
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