From ODF to ODF Plus - Rural Sanitation Strategy
This ten year sanitation strategy for rural areas in India, prepared by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India, in consultation with State Governments and other stakeholders, lays down the framework for moving from ODF to ODF Plus. ODF Plus entails that ODF behaviours are sustained, and every village has access to solid and liquid waste management.
This video prepared by WSSD, Government of Maharashtra talks about best practices for water collection, handling and storage. This is particularly important during Covid-19.
- Hygiene and Handwashing
This video features a sample design of a Community Sanitary Complex, providing a 3D Architectural view. It consists of 4 bath cum toilet blocks in one CSC, built at a cost of Rs. 3 lakhs. It demonstrates the use of soakage pits for grey water from bathrooms and a septic tank with soakage pit for black water. It also has centralized ventilation as well as a 4-way ventilation; solar panel for electric points, provision of Divyang-friendly toilet seat, grab bar, ramp access, etc.
- Sustainability, Toilet Technology