Uptick for India on sanitation in UN report

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) has recently released, a Joint Monitoring Programme report titled, “Progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene: 2000-2017: Special focus on inequalities”. According to the report, India has made significant progress in providing basic sanitation facilities since 2000. India accounts for two thirds of the… Continue reading Uptick for India on sanitation in UN report

Only 26% of rural toilets use twin-leach pits, finds survey

An analysis of the National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey 2018-19 data conducted by The Hindu has revealed that only 26.6% of rural households use the twin-pit system to dispose of excreta from their toilets. According to the analysis, 28% of toilets are connected to a septic tank with a soak pit and 6% to a… Continue reading Only 26% of rural toilets use twin-leach pits, finds survey

In urban U.P., 87% of waste from toilets goes to rivers, agri land’

In urban U.P., 87% of waste from toilets goes to rivers, agri land’ News: 1.    A Study by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has expressed concern over the sewerage system and wastewater management in Uttar Pradesh (UP). Important Facts: Findings of the study: According to CSE, onsite sanitation systems such as septic tanks or… Continue reading In urban U.P., 87% of waste from toilets goes to rivers, agri land’

7 PM Daily Editorials Brief – February 3, 2018 (The link between poor sanitation and stunting in India)

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