Training Programme on Faecal Sludge Management for UADD Officers of Telangana State, August 3rd – 4th, 2018

Sanitation Capacity Building Platform (SCBP) at National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) is engaged in supporting Urban Decentralized Sanitation Systems to address the problem of untreated and unsafe disposal of faecal... Read more

In order to understand the urban sanitation challenges in the Indian states, a field based research on septage and wastewater management was commissioned by the Sanitation capacity Building Platform (SCBP) of NIUA. The states of Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana were selected for the study. All the thirteen towns from these states included in this study were selected based on their individual social and geographical context. The ULBs included in the study were found to be... Read more

A good video in hindi voice over is now availabe on the Devanahalli Karnataka experience of CDD Borda Society. 

Sanitation Workers Safety

A consultation was held at NIUA in April 2018 on Sanitation Workers safety, that broadly falls under the popular heading of “manual scavenging” but is not restricted to cleaning of septic tanks alone. Since “manual scavenging” is legislated as a banned activity with penalties, city and town officials deny that it exists. There have been several incidents of deaths and injury of workers engaged in cleaning not only septic tank toilets but also... Read more

First Issue of WASH Knowledge Update

WASH Update a collaborative initiative of like minded individuals and organisations in WASH, with the aim to promote more informal meeting, learning and sharing on a regular basis. This is not a formal Network or a single... Read more