Guidelines on the integrated low cost sanitation scheme by Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation 2012

India Water Portal
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 10:30

This document by Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation provides guidelines for the low cost sanitation scheme. The main objective of the scheme is to convert the existing dry latrines into low cost flush latrines and to construct new ones.

Under the 12th plan the scheme intends to convert the latrines serviced by humans as identified by the Census of 2011 in urban areas. Further the scheme encourages adoption of new technologies like bio-digester and ecosan toilets by implementing agencies. The aim is to improve overall sanitation in towns.

The document provides details on:

  • Selection of towns
  • Towns eligible for the scheme
  • Selection of beneficiaries
  • Financing pattern
  • Implementation of the scheme
  • Stages in the implementation of the scheme
  • Role of the state coordination committee

Click below to download the guideline.