National Consultation on Rural Sanitation hosted by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in New Delhi calls for triggering mindset change, but lack of credible data on health and sanitation is a challenge
This study examines how high-level political commitment for sanitation is translated into progressive outcomes through two processes: prioritisation through different layers of government; and course correction to tackle existing and emerging obstacles.
The 2016 Rural Development Report focuses on inclusive rural transformation as a central element of the global efforts to eliminate poverty and hunger, and build inclusive and sustainable societies for all.
Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin - SBM (G) endeavours to accelerate rural sanitation coverage, reduce open defecation and improve management of solid and liquid wastes. It focuses on ensuring usage of toilets along with their construction.