Thittam - Sanitation for a healthy society
The article 'Thittam' written by Mr. G. Lakhshimpathy, Director, SBM - Tamil Nadu first appeared in Yojana (Tamil) magazine in November 2019. The main theme of the article is how village level field functionaries such as motivators, Anganwadi workers, teachers, primary health centre (PHC) doctors and village health nurses (VHN) made Swachh Bharat a people's movement, contributing to the success of the campaign across the State.
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