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Costly sanitation campaigns, but very little to show for it

Ajai Sreevatsan of The Hindu in his meticulous analysis of the profligate sanitation programs in India, uses SQUAT survey and argues that constructing toilets alone is not enough.

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He also talks about how huge funds for construction were not successful in curbing widespread open defecation in the country. You can read the full article here