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WORKSHOP ON CHANGE MANAGEMENT FOR SECTOR PROFESSIONALS OF UTTARAKHAND RURAL DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION

I was lucky to attend a workshop for change management held in National Institute of Administrative Research, Lal Bahadur Shastri Natioanl Academy of Administration, Mussoorie for Sector Professionals of Uttarakhand Rural Drinking Water and Sanitation on 30th November and 1st December 2007.

The workshop was inaugurated by Shri Alok Kumar, Executive Director, NIAR, LBSNAA and later Shri J.S. Khuswah in his keynote address talked of the importance of change management in Sector Wide Approach Programme. Dr. R.P. Juyal, Consultant, NIAR, LBSNAA stressed the need of community participation and mobilization.

Issues of attitudinal and behavioral change amongst the Water Sector Professionals and the Engineers need priority action. Proactive action, empathetic listening, social engineering and partnership based community management are seen as the new drivers of change. This requires paradigm…