Launch of Andhra Pradesh SSS and PT Gidelines  · 

The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Mr. Chandrababu Naidu; released the AP State Sanitation Strategy and Public Toilet Guidelines during the SBM event

Date: October 2, 2016

Place: Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh

The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Mr. N. Chandrababu Naidu declared Andhra Pradesh an Open Defecation Free state during a public event commemorating the national programme on cleanliness 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan''.  During the event Mr. Naidu along with senior officials and Mr. Dirk Walther, Project Director-GIZ; released AP-State Sanitation Strategy ( AP-SSS) and Guidelines for Public and Community Toilets Management by Cities. GIZ’s project on sanitation – SNUSP supported the state in developing these two visionary documents for improving the sanitation condition of the state.  

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Date: September 8-9, 2016

Place: Hyderabad, Telangana

The innovative project on Non-Conventional Wastewater Treatment of Kochi Municipal Corporation (KMC) was awarded the prestigious ‘Skoch – Platinum’ Award during the 45th Skoch Summit organised at Hyderabad. The project is supported by GIZ’s sanitation project ‘Support to National Urban Sanitation Policy-II’ (SNUSP-II). The project of KMC had been qualified amongst the “Top 100 Projects in India”. In continuation to ‘Skoch – Order of Merit’ award and achieved in the second round the “Skoch Platinum -Award” under Smart City – Wastewater Category.

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August 19, 2016

Location: Chittur-Thatamangalam, Kerala

A City Sanitation Task Force meeting was conducted by the Chittur-Thatamangalam Municipality to discuss the draft CSP report for approval – as part of the Suchitwa Mission and GIZ-CSE supported ‘Training and Handholding on Preparation of CSP’. The draft CSP of the city and action plan for sanitation improvement for next 30 years were discussed during the meeting. The objective was to get approval and create ownership for the CSP. 

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Date : August 6, 2016

Place : New Delhi

The Hon’ble Minister for Urban Development, Shri Venkaiah Naidu launched the Municipal Solid Waste Management Manual during the launch event of Swachh Survekshan 2017on 6th August 2016 at the National Media Centre in Delhi. The hon’ble Minister launched the manual along with Mr. Rajiv Gauba, Secretary MoUD; Mr.Wolfgang Hanning, Country Director GIZ and many others. The Manual for Municipal Solid Waste Management is the new guidebook for all cities on how to improve their waste management.

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What's New

TOT Manual

Preparing City Sanitation Plan : Trainer's Manual

Th is Training of Trainers (TOT) manual has been designed to aid the trainers to prepare themselves on the specifi c tools of CSP preparation. From developing vision and strategy for cities to action plan and budget plan; various aspects of CSP preparation have been detailed here in the manual.

CSP manual

Introducing City Sanitation Plan : Practitioner's Manual

This publication is a training manual that introduce the importance of CSP. It aims to sensitize practitioners to the importance and signifi cance of the CSP as a planning and guidance tool.

Documentary film

Breaking Boundaries- children's vision of sanitation

Is a collection of 4 short films on children's vision on sanitation. The film was made by students of 4 schools from Delhi, Raipur and Shimla.



In Media

CSTF at Chittur, Kerala

GIZ – Suchitwa Mission support to the city of Chittur-Thatamangalam for preparation of CSP was reported by Mathrubhoomi, dated 20.08.2018

Mr. Dirk Walther

Project Director, 'Support to the National Urban Sanitation Policy' project

Mr. Walther took over the charges of directorship from Dr.Regina Dube since March 2015.


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