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How does India manage its faecal waste?
We trace the journey of a few states in India, which have shown tremendous improvement in treating waste from on-site sanitation systems by putting in place the right policies, regulations and infrastructure.

Our Work

The Alliance works towards ensuring safe and sustainable sanitation for all, with a focus on the most vulnerable communities.

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  • 10+

    Collaborations with central and state governments

  • 19+

    State specific guidelines as a result of the push from the National FSSM policy

  • 450+

    Faecal Sludge Treatment Plants committed over the next 5 years

  • 4500+

    Knowledge sharing instances

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

Vision

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

Mission

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

Our Guiding Values

1

Designing and amplifying solutions that promote gender equality, diversity and inclusion in access, representation and service delivery of sanitation

2

Supporting national, state and city governments towards informing policy and providing on-ground evidence driven recommendations

3

Keeping Community Voices and empowerment at the forefront of strategizing and planning for the work of the Alliance and member organizations

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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

Latest News

Two-third arsenic, fluoride-affected habitations covered for safe potable water, says Centre

This committee will identify challenges and with the assistance of states, will

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Moving beyond toilets to faecal sludge management

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) National Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (NFSSM)

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