FAQs - SBM Phase I
The Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) launched on 2nd October, 2014, is a community-led and people-oriented programme aimed at universalizing safe sanitation. Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) is only sanitation programme implemented by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
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