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Costly sanitation campaigns, but very little to show for it

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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

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