Ranchi mobilizes over 5 lakh people for JSA campaign
With the involvement of more than 5 lakh people across 305 panchayats in 18 blocks of the district, Jharkhand’s state capital Ranchi has forged ahead with activities related to the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA). Among the many interventions carried out were rejuvenation of water conservation structures, awareness building, large scale plantation and construction of soak pits that while treating grey water will also enhance groundwater levels.
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