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ADB – India: Sanitation for All, 2009

India’s Sanitation for All: How to Make It Happen, 2009. Asian Development Bank.

Full-text: http://www.adb.org/Documents/Books/Water_for_All_Series/Indian-Sanitation/Indian-Sanitation.pdf

Providing environmentally safe sanitation to millions of people is a significant challenge. The task is doubly difficult in a country where the introduction of new technologies can challenge people’s traditions and beliefs.  

This report examines the current state of sanitation services in India and offers six recommendations that can help key stakeholders work toward universal sanitation coverage in India: scaling up pro-poor sanitation programs, customizing investments, exploring costeffective options, applying proper planning and sequencing, adopting community-based solutions, and forging innovative partnerships.

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  1. JP Ghosh
    December 18, 2009 at 10:58 am

    Universal sanitation coverage – still a distant dream for all of us including the previledged class .Massive budget for pro-poor sanitation facility and coverage with community based sanitation could be the answer with private sector involvment.

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