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About us

UHCRC project (2013-2016) was an interdisciplinary research, training, advocacy and network project, the first of its kind in India under the execution of health department of Surat Municipal Corporation.

 

The seed funding of a project was by Asian City Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) project of Rockefeller foundation. “TARU the leading edge” was handholding organization.

 

After 2016, the project UHCRC has been institutionalised as UHCRCE i.e. Urban Health and Climate Resilience Center of Excellence as the registered nonprofit trust. The UHCRCE trust was registered in 2017. The trust is settled by commissioner of SMC, and members of trust board are representing public and private organisations.

2010

“Urban Health Society of India” Foundation meet”- Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC), (USHAA-NIWCD network)

“Urban Health Society of India” Foundation meet”- Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC), (USHAA-NIWCD network)

2010

2010-11

”Child Friendly Surat City” conceptualization workshop by SMC, USHAA (NIWCD)

“Urban Health - National Conference”-  Urban Health Society of India (UHSI), USHAA-NIWCD, SMC

2012

2013-17

“Urban Health and Climate Resilience Centre (UHCRC) - Project ” ACCCRN - RF, Surat Climate Change Trust , TARU – Leading Edge

“Urban Health and Climate Resilience Centre Of Excellence (UHCRCE)” - PPP Trust settled by SMC Health department

2017 onwards