Sanitation, the Sunrise Economy: Scope & Opportunities

31 Dec 2015

The private sector is expected to play an important role in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, be it in construction, financing, developing innovative ways of behavior change communication, technology development, or new service delivery models.The ‘Swachh Bharat: Industry Engagement- Scope & Examples’ research report, published in September 2015, is an early attempt to comprehend the scope and scale of sanitation sector from the perspective of private sector. First part of the report is focused on the challenge, policies on rural & urban sanitation, estimated costs and funding requirement for building and maintaining a Swachh Bharat.

The second part of the report profiles 16 initiatives of the private sector and NGOs who have been developing new products or implementing unique and new models for improved sanitation through CSR funding, PPP or independent funding. The cases are grouped and presented in the categories of rural and urban infrastructure, service propositions and, communication, education and behavior change.

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