SuSanA India Chapter Meeting, Pune

November 2017 | Pune

The context of the topic was that Maharashtra State Government has recently declared all cities to be open defecation free (ODF). Under the Swachh Maharashtra Mission, started in 2015, the state had set out to achieve this by 2018, but has reached its goal earlier.

The seminar successfully connected different actors in the region and encouraged discussions on what this declaration of being ODF means in practice in the state of Maharashtra and elaborated strategies to make urban Maharashtra ODF+ or better. It was further discussed that urban sanitation challenges need holistic planning approaches backed by comprehensive open-source data. The seminar analysed also the role of NGOs in urban sanitation and how to involve corporate engagement through CSR projects in urban sanitation.

Convenors

Ecosan Foundation, Indian Sanitation Coalition (ISC) and the SuSanA secretariat held by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

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Session 1: Introduction to the session and the SuSanA India Chapter
Speaker: Nitya Jacob, SuSanA India Chapter and Dayanand Panse, Ecosan Service Foundation

Session 2: Inaugural address on ODF Urban Maharashtra by the State Government
Speaker: Dr. Uday Tekale, Mission Director, Urban Development Department, Government of Maharashtra (GoM)

Session 3: Challenges and solutions of planning for urban sanitation
Speaker: Ms. Dhanashree Gurav, Shelter Associates

Session 4: Role of NGOs in urban sanitation
Speaker: Ms. Meena Narula, Water for People

Session 5: Corporate engagement in urban sanitation
Speaker: Mr. Adwait Joshi, Samhita



 

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