Our Work

NFSSM Alliance is a global partnership committed to drive the discourse of human waste management in India. It was established with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2016 to support safe sanitation at the national, state and city level.

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Know more about how we are collaborating to work towards the four critical areas


By 2030, each and every Indian city (all 7900+) safely manages its human waste


Creating an enabling environment that amplifies scaling of safe, sustainable and inclusive FSSM through knowledge, partnerships and innovative solutions by 2024

A future reimagined

A future reimagined

A future reimagined

Warangal: The model sanitation city

India’s first faecal sludge treatment plant

CEPT: A model sanitation city in Sinnar

Wai: A model for Scheduled Desludging in Sanitation

Faecal sludge management and the role of elected representatives

UMC: A model of Community Engagement in Sanitation Based Livelihoods

Our Members

The NFSSM Alliance is a collaborative body focused on creating impact through policy recommendations and supporting the government at a national and state level.

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In The Spotlight

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“Sanitation Is Not All About Toilets” And Things You Should Know About Urban Sanitation

Safe sanitation is imperative to ensure that we meet the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs), particularly SDG 6, which aims at ensuring availability and sustainable management of sanitation for all.

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Cost-effective technology options for Faecal Sludge Management

In India a significant amount of sewage goes untreated and flows back into the ecosystem. This can potentially lead to the spread of disease-causing pathogens that are harmful for the environment and public health.

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In Conversation With Anita Mohanty: Talking About The Sanitation Workforce On Human Rights Day 2020

In urban India over 50% of the sanitation workforce comprises women. These women work endlessly to ensure our cities run smoothly despite countless odds.

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Over 99% Indian cities now open defecation free

NFSSM Alliance presents inspirational stories of sanitationworkers from across the country the ‘COVID Diaries: Responses of Indian cities…

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Only 30% of urban household are connected to a central…

He is also a member of National Faecal Sludge and SeptageManagement Alliance (NFSSM Alliance), which was instrumental in passing…

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Can integrating trans community’s voices make sanitation…

The National Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (NFSSM) Alliance is also championing

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