Decentralised sanitation management support in selected river front towns in Andhra Pradesh, India

2015 - 2019 • Administrative Staff College of India (asci)


To provide city-wide sanitation improvements (with focus on FSM) for urban populations in Andhra Pradesh


Phase 1:

To support the Municipal Administration & Urban Development (MA&UD), Government of Andhra Pradesh in planning for decentralised sanitation management support in selected towns alongside the Godavari river through a Technical Assistance (TA). This investment will also provide technical assistance to the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, in his role as convener of the Sub-Group of Chief Ministers on the Swachh Bharat Mission at the National Institution of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog, a plan coordination and management division constituted by the national government.

Phase 2: To provide city-wide sanitation improvements (with focus on FSM) for urban populations in Andhra Pradesh, with increased access to safe sanitation for underserved populations, and a reduction in untreated fecal matter in the environment

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To improve the lives of the population in selected towns by proposing decentralized sanitation technologies and solutions in these towns to create demonstration sanitation river towns, using innovative private sector engagement and financing models for scaling up in other towns in the state of Andhra Pradesh, and by other states in their river towns

The objective is to check and control the untreated fecal waste going into the river water from the selected towns.

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Asia & Pacific Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Capacity development Cities (WG6) Enabling environment and institutional strengthening Faecal sludge treatment processes Government-owned entity (not university or research) India Operation, maintenance and sustainable services Political processes and institutional aspects Specific to one or several countries Treatment of faecal sludge Urban (entire city)


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