MHM Chaachi launched in Ranchi
The district administration of Ranchi in Jharkhand has launched a unique initiative called MHM Chaachi to break the culture of silence around menstruation. Given that a discussion about menstruation is often done in hushed tones, bringing the topic into an open space would enable girls to be freer and boys to support girls and women to manage their menstruation effectively.
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