Month-long MHM campaign in Simdega
Period poverty is the lack of access to sanitary products, menstrual hygiene education, toilets, handwashing facilities, and waste management. To address this issue, the district administration of Simdega in Jharkhand has commenced a month-long Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) campaign to break harmful taboos about menstruation, provide education and promote safe sanitation.
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