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Mumbai Sewage Disposal Project


INTRODUCTION:
.      MUMBAI - A CITY OF OVER 12 MILLION PEOPLE
.      ECONOMIC HORSE POWER OF INDIA
.      HALF OF MUMBAI'S POPULATION LIVE IN SLUMS
.      QUALITY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION SERVICES NOT SATISFACTORY IN
SLUMS

REASONS FOR POOR SANITATION CONDITIONS IN MUMBAI
.      Lack of operation & maintenance of the toilet block constructed
.      Structures are load bearing having shorter life span as compared to
R.C.C. structures
.      No water and power supply arrangements in toilet blocks
.      Inadequate toilet seats available
.      No proper excreta disposal arrangements
.      No community participation in operation & maintenance of toilet
blocks.

WHY Slum Sanitation Programme?
Innovative features:
.      Demand led participatory programme
.      Community contribution for operation & maintenance of toilet blocks
.      Community ownership of installed toilet facilities
.      Proper excreta disposal system
.      Provision of water & power facility in toilet blocks of S.S.P.
.      Arrangement of caretaker

SLUM SANITATION PROGRAMME
PROJECT OBJECTIVES FOR STAGE II
DETAILS OF VARIOUS FACILITIES OF TOILETS CONSTRUCTED UNDER S.S.P.
.      No. of toilet blocks                                327
.      No. of proposed seats
           Gents Seats                   2980
           Ladies Seats                  2820         5800
.      No. of Bath-rooms                                 469
.      No. of Urinals                                      1022
.      No. of Caretaker rooms                        302
.      Population covered                           3 lakhs

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