Capacity Building for Urban Sanitation
Sanitation Capacity Building Platform is a platform of credible national organizations forged by NIUA. The platform advocates a paradigm shift in favour of non sewered systems based urban sanitation solutions. Non sewered sanitation systems are relevant for India, given the predominantly septic tank based sanitation systems of urban India and the emerging priorities of water conservation, managing water demand and reducing the waste water footprint of urban India. The program core is Capacity Building. The program supports technical assistance, developing and delivering training content and modules, research studies and policy advise to urban local bodies, nodal national training institutes, academia and private sector. The program is supported by a grant from Gates Foundation and has in the last 4 years produced a portfolio of training modules, research reports and academia and institutional partnerships to deliver capacity building for faecal sludge management at scale.