Water, Sanitation and Basic Services

The first webinar of the MHT Webinar Series focusses on the following Key Question: What are the gaps in reaching sustainable water and sanitation to the last mile and how can they be plugged?

Objectives:

  • Discovering the means through which the cities are planning to cover the gaps with respect to water and sanitation specially for the poor.
  • Understanding the tools/plans/efforts that are required to make water accessible and manage the water crisis for the last mile along with the strategies that need to be undertaken to manage and maintain the Open Defecation Free (ODF) status.
  • Exploring the challenges and potential solutions to ensure last mile WATSAN access particularly in Tier 2 & Tier 3 cities.
  • Examining the role and importance of Community Based Organizations (especially women and adolescent girls) in bringing access to clean water and sanitation infrastructure and driving behaviour change.