Resource Efficiency Management Projects

  • Rural eco-sanitation and Decentralized Treatment System at Ancharahalli village in Doddaballapur Taluk for Global Environmental Fund, United Nations Development Programme
  • Study on how lifestyle changes by assimilating best energy consumption practices will aid reduction in energy consumption for Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (2009)
  • Energy Audit of Public Utility Building, M G Road, Bangalore for Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd.
  • Implementation of Rain Water Harvesting in Gadag, Tumkur and Chitradurga Districts of Karnataka to recharge ground water
  • Status of Rain Water Harvesting Systems in Bangalore for Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board
  • Primary segregation of solid waste

Climate Change and Cleaner Production Projects

  • Karnataka Climate Change Action Plan for Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India and Government of Karnataka
  • Diagnostic report of leather tannery cluster in Warangal, Andhra Pradesh to propose cleaner production needs for these tannery units
  • Feasibility Study on Paint Sludge Recycling Technologies in Karnataka for Hazardous Waste Management (HAWA), Karnataka

Environmental Management and Environmental Governance Projects

  • Environment Report Card (ERC) for Bangalore city (2005) A second ERC has been done for Bangalore city for the year 2011.
  • Food Safety Implementation Plan and Pilot Implementation in Rural and Urban areas of Karnataka, implemented for Food Safety and Standards Authority, Government of India
  • Study on present water use practices in Bangalore city for Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board
  • In collaboration with the Karnataka Biodiversity Board and Karnataka Forest Department, CSD has established 13 in-situ Biodiversity Conservation Sites in the dry zones of Karnataka State
  • Environmental Impact Assessment and Environment Management Plan in Chitradurga Schist Belt, Karnataka for Department of Mines and Geology, Government of Karnataka
  • Environmental audit on sustainable waste management and waste minimization for Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation
  • Urban enviromental governance - Bangalore as a case
  • Devenahalli - Smart & sustainable regional plans
  • Bio energy sytems for smart cities


CSD conducted its first workshop on Smart Cities Capacity building for City government officials. The programme aimed at acquainting the city officials with various subjects of Smart Cities starting from the basic concept to elements of Smart governance, smart energy systems, intelligent water programme by IBM, use of mobile for ICT and policies that will accelerate the growth of new and innovative cities. CSD also presented its proposed plan of Devanahalli region as a smart and sustainable region.

This programme was attended by 25 senior officers from various Municipalities and Town Planning Authority of Karnataka including Bangalore Development Authority. The faculty comprised of eminent experts in the field -Dr. Ravindra Former Chief Secretary and Urban expert, Prof. Gopal Naik of IIM, Dr.Narendar Pani from NIAS and subject experts from IBM and XEROX.

Workshop link


The outcome of Paris Summit (COP 21) on Climate Change and its implications for India

CSD successfully conducted a one-day interactive session on "The outcome of Paris Summit (COP 21) on Climate Change and its implications for India" on the 22nd of January 2016. The seminar was a discussion with the respected panel and professional community about the commitments India will pursue as an answer to the Conference of Parties 21 (COP21) initiative to reduce the impacts of climate change.

Training Programme on Resource Conservation and Management

Two Days Training Programme on Resource Conservation and Management (Energy, Water and Waste) for the Department of Social Welfare (Karnataka) was organised by Centre for Sustainable Development in association with Karnataka Residential Educational Institutions Society, Bangalore.

More events, training and seminars can be found in the following link


  • The Launch of Smart Cities Council - India in December 2013
  • National Food Safety Forum in January 2013
  • Bangalore World Water Summit in February 2012.
  • ‘Low Carbon Event’ -  Energy Symposium and Vendor’s Conclave (ESVC) in May 2011
  • National Conference on ‘Urban Water Management’ - December 2009
  • Symposium on ‘Global Warming and Climate Change: Implication at the State level’ (2008)
  • Urban Sector Reforms: ‘Towards Property Title Certification System’ (2007)
  • National Seminar on ‘Towards Sustainable Cities in India’ (2005)
  • National Seminar on ‘Cleaner Production: Synergy between Industry and Environment’ (2005)

More events, training and seminars can be found in the following link


Coming soon