FSM- faecal sludge managment

Author : Gagandeep

“We have to end the biggest dehumanising activity called manual scavenging”

The Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrine Prohibition Act in 1993 was intended to give some relief from this activity, but still nothing has been done to eradicate this practice. Tens of thousands of people are engaged in manual...

This report published by WaterAid describes the findings of the study conducted in seven poverty pockets in Bhopal to look at patterns of use of communal latrine facilities. Much has been invested in building communal and public...

Indian municipal waste water disposal system generated a "neo scavengers" of municipal waste water workers/ sewer workers in organised occupations.

Solutions on the rehabilitation of manual scavengers were been enacted with the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993 .

Yet our indian municipal waste water disposal managers are not...

Guest post byAarti Kelkar-Khambete

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The sanitation crisis and the recent evidence on lack of toilet facilities 

Recent evidence indicates that India is heading towards a major...

This document by Department of Drinking Water Supply is on the guidelines of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA) (July 2012). The details of the guidelines are elaborated in 23 different sections, followed by an exhaustive list of annexure. It starts with a brief background to relationship between water,...

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