NWA Pune & INCID have joined hands for to develop and launch an online National Certificate Course on Participatory Irrigation Management (NCCPIM). NCCPIM is aimed to fulfill the long-standing need for PIM literacy among farmers and government field functionaries engaged in implementing PIM through the formation and strengthening of water user associations.
The online course will be effected thorough NWA Pune in association with the Indian Network on Participatory Irrigation Management (IndiaNPIM). The design, preparation and delivery of the training modules has been undertaken by IndiaNPIM and the course including all the course material has been hosted on the Moodle LMS of NWA (www.nwapune.gov.in).
Demo course on NCCPIM in Hindi & English mediums separately have been conducted for farmers to check the veracity and responsiveness of the website. No issues have been reported by the farmers and 90% of the farmers were able to finish the complete course in 10 days without any hurdle. NWA Pune has also conducted demo courses on the portal to check the process of registration and the responsiveness of the portal.
INCID is having deliberations with the stakeholders including NWA Pune and IndiaNPIM to discuss the schedule, modalities and arrangement for the launch ceremony of the online course.