Faecal Sludge and Septage Management - An Orientation Module (Part A: Learning Notes)

NIUA (2017)

Published in: 2017
Pages: 116

National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), New Delhi, India


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About the Training Modules

Training Modules on decentralsid sanitation, septage and waste water have been developed, tested and delivered by SCBP during 2016-17, during training of government officials from UP, Rajasthan, MP, Telengana, Bihar, Karnataka, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Chattisgarh. These Modules have also been used in Training of Trainers(ToTs) of Amrut Nodal Agencies, Academia, Students, NGOs and Private Sector.

Modules are in 3 Parts : A Trainers Guide including a Narrative, a Presentation and Reference material.

FSSM Orientation Module

The Module provides a basic understanding of faecal sludge and septage management from a holistic perspective of: Urbanisation, Policy, Infrastrucure and O&M Planning, Financing, Gender and Behaviour Change. The Module can be used both as a ToT Module and also has a Presentation component for delivery. The Module identifies Key Facts and Messages for each session. The trainess get a hands on learning of the sanitation service value chain through practical exercise : how to assess the volume of septage generated, affordability of scheduled desludging vs. demand desludging. Hindi translation of Part A of the Module has also been done and placed on this site.

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NIUA (2017). Faecal Sludge and Septage Management - An Orientation Module (Part A: Learning Notes). National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), New Delhi, India

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