SuSanA India Chapter

In light of the increased political and civil efforts to accelerate sanitation provision in India, SuSanA has set up its first regional chapter for India in 2016.

Now in its third phase, the SuSanA India Chapter plans to examine issues emerging after most states and India have declared themselves to be free from open defecation. These include continuing behaviour change, treatment of faecal waste and waste water, water contamination from poor containment and treatment and sanitation for marginalised groups.

We are happy that the India Sanitation Coalition, Water for People, WaterAid, IRC and Ecosan Services Foundation contribute to the set-up and further development of the SuSanA India Chapter.

All SuSanA partner organisations and members are warmly invited to define contributions for the SuSanA India Chapter and contact the Chapter Coordinator if they are interested to participate.

Upcoming sanitation events

07 Oct. 2020 - 09 Oct. 2020 • Nimli • India

SFD Week 2020

The event gets its name from the Shit Flow Diagram (SFD), which visually represents what happens to human excreta, tracing its journey across sanitation chain from containment to end-use. Globally, this advocacy tool has helped more than 100 cities in understanding the improvement required across their sanitation chains.

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31 May. 2021 - 04 Jun. 2021 • Jakarta • Indonesia

6th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference

In this challenging time, we are continually monitoring the global Covid-19 pandemic. We are in communication with our Indonesian partners and global data to see if the conference needs to be postponed. Stay tuned for our upcoming posts about the conference theme and call for papers in the coming weeks.

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Discussion Forum

Topic 1 Protocol to test sewage for early warnings about COVID-19

by nityajacob (08.05.2020), last reply by: TheIntegrator (27.05.2020)
(total 35 replies)

Sampling and testing faecal sludge for monitoring COVID-19

by nityajacob (06.04.2020), last reply by: nityajacob (13.05.2020)
(total 4 replies)

Try to test sewage for early signs of COVID-19

by Dzifa (01.05.2020), last reply by: kelldigest (13.05.2020)
(total 3 replies)

Protocol to test sewage for early warnings about COVID-19

by Arunabha (08.05.2020), last reply by: Arunabha (08.05.2020)
(total 0 replies)

Activities

Thematic Discussion Series (TDS)

SuSanA’s Thematic Discussion Series (TDS) is an initiative to engage actors from interconnected areas of expertise in discussions which are focused on a specific theme and limited to 2-4 weeks. The discussions take …

Resources

Urban Development Department - Government of Uttar Pradesh (2019)
Uttar Pradesh State Septage Management Policy

The goal of the Uttar Pradesh State Septage Management Policy (UPSSMP) is to improve water quality and protect public health in urban areas of the State by 2023. The objective is to enhance the ability of local …

CPHEEO (2018)
Advisory on public and community toilets

Sanitation has become a critical issue in the cities today. Ever growing population in the cities has made it difficult to provide quality service to all its citizens. Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), the national …

Jacob, N., von Falkenhausen, A., Bauer, M. (2016)
On the way to "clean India": 2 years of Swacch Bharat Mission (Gramin) (Rural)

With the implementation of the SuSanA Indian Chapter, this TDS was the first with focus on sanitation in India. Since it was launched 2nd October, 2014, Swacch Bharat Mission (SBM) has been one of the Indian …

Jacob, N. (2019)
Setting Standards and Financing Waste Water Management in India

This discussion will examine a few aspects of the waste water economy. In November 2018, the SuSanA India Chapter, IRC and TARU organised a face-to-face ‘Insights Discussion’ on sharing experiences on waste water …

Jacob, N. (2018)
ODF+, ODF++ and Sustainability of Sanitation

The responses provided a canvas of problems with sustaining ODF that covers technical, behavioural and physical issues. These issues, persistent since before SBM, must be overcome before India could move onto ODF+, …

Jacob, N. (2018)
From missing market incentives to misaligned incentives. What is choking India’s rural sanitation progress?

Under the umbrella of the SuSanA Indian Chapter, the India Sanitation Coalition in partnership with Population Services International (PSI) and SuSanA, held a four-week thematic discussion on India's national rural …

Jacob, N. (2017)
WASH in Schools - What's next after 100% coverage? - A Thematic Discussion Series Synthesis hosted by the SuSanA India Chapter and India Sanitation Coalition

From 4 – 23 September 2017, the India Santation Coalition under the umbrella of the SuSanA India Chapter organised a thematic online discussion about WASH in Schools in India. The discussion examined how to …

Jacob, N., von Falkenhausen, A., Bauer, M. (2017)
Corporate Engagement in Sanitation

Under the umbrella of the SuSanA Indian Chapter, the India Sanitation Coalition in partnership with SuSanA, held a four-week thematic discussion on exploring opportunities and challenges of corporate engagement in …

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Nitya Jacob
SuSanA India Chapter Coordinator

New Delhi • India

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I am research and policy advocacy professional specialising in water, sanitation and hygiene. I have led the national advocacy and research team at WaterAid India and worked as the water programme director with CSE. I …

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