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Sanitation Strategies in Karnataka: A Review

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  • Veerashekarappa

    (Institute for Social and Economic Change)

  • Shashanka Bhide

    (Institute for Social and Economic Change)

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Because of lack of proper sanitation, communicable diseases spread causing considerable loss and disabilities to human resources. Considering this, the international community has set the provision of sanitation as part of the Millennium Development Goals, aiming to reduce the number of those without adequate sanitation facilities to half by the year 2015. To achieve this, various strategies are designed by the Government of India and the state governments. It is observed that the strategies involving non-government organisations are more effective than the ones involving exclusively the state in promotion of sanitation.

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Paper provided by Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore in its series Working Papers with number 222.

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Length: 18 pages
Date of creation: 2009
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Handle: RePEc:sch:wpaper:222

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Keywords: Public Services; Sanitation; Karnataka;

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