Tuesday 14 January 2014

Author(s): Alok Gupta, Sayantan Bera, Jitendra

Next gen toilets

Next gen toilets

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  • Dear All, If we see the

    Dear All,
    If we see the current pace of implementation in the Sanitation Sector, the MISSION seems to be impossible.

    India's country level achievement of implementation in the Rural Sanitation Sector, was good during the Year 2007-2010. After that, the trend becomes downward and during this year, the progress is extremely low.

    So a sustained focus / result oriented drive is necessary to ensure successful implementation process.
    Thanking YOU
    With Regards.
    Nripendra Kumar Sarma
    Nagaon, Assam, India

    Posted by: Anonymous | 2 years ago | Reply
  • An eye opener for a so called

    An eye opener for a so called advanced State like Tamil Nadu where the number of dysfunctional toilets is 30%, well behind many other states. Thanks.

    Posted by: Anonymous | 2 years ago | Reply
  • It seems that the GoI spent

    It seems that the GoI spent on an average INR 1600 for a toilet based on the figures presented in this article ie. INR 15,000 crore has been spent to construct 93.5 million toilets during 2001-13. The amount seems to be too insignificant to have actual toilets built. If so, there are more toilets (93.5 million as per Ministry of DWS) only in paper and not in reality - this might add another twenty years (2064) to acheive total sanitation in India. Could you please confirm whether the data by ministry is correct?

    Thanks

    Ram

    Posted by: Anonymous | 2 years ago | Reply
  • Dear ram All the government

    Dear ram
    All the government figures, Documents available on ministry website. Please get it from there.

    Posted by: Anonymous | 2 years ago | Reply
  • Well this toilet building

    Well this toilet building business is not at all difficult, provided you have the co-operative attitude and positive mindset. 1)Take the urban poor in Bangalore, lakhs use the roads and other open places even now, the thousands of construction companies building so much in Bangalore if they all build one toilet as part of their CSR, how much the poor in bangalore will have access to toilets, but no they are not. 2)In Bangalore huge employemnt can be generated if this pay and use toilets are built on a mass scale 3) NHAI at all its toll collection why not they build pay and use minimum 20 men, 20 women, 5 children and 5 disabled toilets 4)The Big Companies, Banks, tax payers etc. all given an option of diverting 20% tax to construct rural toilets,

    Posted by: Anonymous | 2 years ago | Reply
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