Watershed Organisation Trust is pleased to share a case study of 'Sattechiwadi' included as one of the best practices published in the Ministry of Environment and Forest, GOI National Report 2012 submitted to UNCCD. It gives an account of the activities implemented in Sattechiwadi (a hamlet of Hivargaon) Maharashtra and how specific land degradation problems were addressed.
Making Sanitation A ‘Clean’ Habit Lessons from a School Sanitation Project
The water and sanitation sector of India is grappling with the Herculean task of motivating its rural inhabitants to use sanitary facilities and make these and safe drinking water accessible.
This and other such studies made it inevitable on the part of the government to rethink its policy of rural sanitation and introduce changes. The need was to alter the approach to make it more decentralised, people-centric and demand responsive.