Plastic Free Ramgarh: a youth initiative
On 11th April, 2019, a group of enthusiastic youth from the Revolutionary Youth Club pledged to turn their society into the first plastic free society of Ramgarh district in Jharkhand. Thereafter, within the duration of one month, the youth (mostly students from age group of 15 to 25 years) collected every single-use plastic from public places such as playgrounds, markets, and main roads, among others.
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