National WASH Conclave 2022
When: 23-25 February 2022
Rapid investments in water, sanitation and hygiene by the government have led to a significant improvement in the lives of millions of people across India. The impact has been seen and felt by many, especially women, children and adolescent girls. The COVID-19 pandemic has also reminded us all about the importance of better hygiene in reducing mortality and improving last mile access.
The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) in collaboration with the Ministry of Jal Shakti, the Ministry of Panchayati Raj, UNICEF, WaterAid and other development partners is organising a virtual conference to discuss sustainable WASH solutions in India. With participation from industry leaders and government stakeholders, the timing of this conference could not have come at a better moment.
This three-day conference will:
Top image: Susmita Mandal Jana, 22, a housewife, crosses an unstable bridge while carrying a large pot to collect water. South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, India. February 2021.