Re-Viewing JMP On MDGs
This article discusses the present Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) that tells us about Drinking Water and Sanitation Status in a particular country. It has been observed that the estimation methodology or monitoring strategy of JMP needs to be thoroughly reviewed, given that there are no exclusive surveys carried out for Water and Sanitation purpose in…
Urban Water and Sanitation: Who cares about Poor?
The city development planning and judicious resource allocation in most of the cities in South Asian countries is a big challenge. Among the basic amenities, water and sanitation remained the core concern that lead to health problems, livelihood losses and an impediment to economic growth. Given the population growth and rapid migration from rural to…
Monitoring Hygiene Behaviour: The Simpler Ways
In India heavy investments have been made in rural water supply since 80s, but the resulting health benefits have been severely limited by the poor progress in sanitation. This research analysis is based upon the case study of a highly acclaimed and successful water and sanitation project in around 857 villages of Indian mountain state…