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To support and accelerate India’s Swachh Bharat Mission for a clean India for all.

The Sanitation Action Summit in Mumbai aims to foster dialogue on sanitation for vulnerable groups in India.

WSSCC kicks off a Sanitation Action Summit to accelerate progress on WASH by giving voice to the needs of India’s most vulnerable citizens.

The Sanitation Action Summit in Mumbai aims to mobilize partners to open the dialogue on sanitation for vulnerable groups in India.

The regional consultations held in June across India discussed forward planning to accelerate progress under the Swachh Bharat Mission.

New Delhi, India – 30 October 2015 – Today, the Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) announced that it will amplify its support to the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), the Government of India’s (GOI) programme to achieve a Clean India by 2019, by establishing an in country India Support Unit and bolstering its work […]

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Sanitation Action Summit 2016 – Reflections

Sanitation Action Summit
The Sanitation Action Summit in Mumbai brought together policymakers, representatives from marginalized communities, and global citizens to share experiences and identify solutions that help enable a truly open defecation free India by 2019. This report describes how the summit came about, and who came to listen, share and learn. It also highlights the challenges faced and opportunities present for achieving equitable, safe sanitation and hygiene for all in India.

Practical Ideas And Experiences for Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin...

Collaboration
This sourcebook is a work in progress incorporating lessons, innovations and best practices happening across India and other countries. It draws on contributions and experiences from many different sources in India and internationally. This includes contributions from District Collectors, Magistrates and others at workshops in Bhopal (Getting to Swachh Bharat Gramin Faster through Rapid Action Learning and Sharing, 2015) and Nainital (National Workshop on Community-Led Approach in the Context of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan, 2013).

Defining and measuring Swachhata – Verification workshop – Pune, ...

Equality
The two-day residential workshop had a Pan-India representation of national, state, district, Gram Panchayat and community level functionaries and practitioners. Through a series of discussions, group exercises and plenary synthesis sessions: What is Open Defecation Free and therefore, how, when to measure or verify it were discussed for a Swachh Bharat. This report captures the detailed deliberations, discussions, questions and outcomes of the workshop.This note is prepared by WSSCC summarizes the main outcomes of the jointly convened workshop by GOI and WSSCC on verification of sanitation outcomes under Swachh Bharat. It is accompanied by a summary power point presentation (Prepared by WSSCC) and a detailed workshop report (prepared by the rapporturing team of Vijeta Rao and Anjali Verma). The workshop report captured all discussions and observations by participants including differing points of view, observations and further questions for analysis. This summary note presents key agreed principles together with recommendations for meaningful measurement of progress.Synthesis and recommendations from the first national verification workshop - Presentation by Archana Patkar and Vinod Mishra