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Annual Report 2015-16

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Annual Report 2014-15

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Annual Report 2013-14

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Behaviour Change Communication for Rural Sanitation – A Case Summary

During 2013-14 Arghyam carried out a project  in partnership with the Government of Karnataka to develop a communication campaign for demand generation of improved sanitation facilities under the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan, Government of India’s flagship rural sanitation programme. This document summarises the key processes, campaign design and roll out and its impact.

Past Annual Reports

Annual Report 2012-13

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Piece of the Puzzle: Evaluating the Soil Biotechnology Wastewater Treatment Plant at ACCEPT Society, Bengaluru

This report describes Arghyam’s experience with the Soil Biotechnology wastewater treatment technology. The technology was found to perform well in treating domestic wastewater to reuse quality for irrigation and inferior domestic uses. Detailed water quality tests were carried out over a three year period.

Civil Society Consultations on Rural Water and Sanitation for the Approach Paper to the 12th Five Year Plan

In 2010, Arghyam and WaterAid India organized six regional consultations at the request of the Planning Commission of India to collate inputs from the civil society on rural water supply and sanitation for the Approach Paper to the 12th Five Year Plan. The regional consultations culminated in one national consultation in December 2010. This report presents the discussions and recommendations on the five thematic issues discussed during the consultations, namely – water supply, sanitation, governance, water sources sustainability and factors beyond water and sanitation.

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An Approach to Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM): The Mulbagal Experience

This document tells the story of Arghyam’s Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) programme in Mulbagal andand captures the key decisions and outcomes. This document is as much about Arghyam’s philosophy and approach in taking up such an initiative as it is to share the field-level complexities of the urban water sector. It aims to provide some insights for those planning to embark on similar initiatives.

Past Annual Reports

Annual Report 2011-12

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A Framework for Rural Drinking Water Quality Management

Through this document, we have attempted to decode and structure existing field knowledge drawn from 12 NGOs working on water quality management in rural areas. The framework explains the process of water quality management as a progression through five distinct phases from the baseline assessment phase to the final operations and maintenance phase.
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Enhancing Administrative Capabilities in Gram Panchayats

In this video Smt. Bharathi, Social Justice Head, of the Oorkunte Mittur Panchayat, Kolar District, speaks about her work on schools, monitoring the functioning of the School Development and Monitoring Committee (SDMC) and managing complaints and irregularities in the mid-day meal scheme.

Presentations

Water management in industries – Lessons from the CII awards for excellence

Presentation by L S Ganapati, Confederation of Indian Industries

India Urban Conference, 17-20 November, 2011

Plenary 1: Urban Water Resources – Taking Stock

Presentations

Mainstreaming groundwater in urban planning

Presentation by Himanshu Kulkarni, Advanced Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (ACWADAM)

India Urban Conference, 17-20 November, 2011

Plenary 1: Urban Water Resources – Taking Stock

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Urban water institutions – Models, gaps and new challenges

Presentation by Malini Shankar, Principal Secretary, Water Resources, Government of Maharashtra

Indian Urban Conference, 17-20, 2011

Plenary 1: Urban Water Resources – Taking Stock

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Urban water institutions: Myth of decentralisation and devolution

Presentation by Dr. V Suresh, Centre for Law, Policy and Human Right Studies

India Urban Conference, 17-20 November, 2011

Plenary 2: Urban Water Institutions: Models, Gaps and New Challenges

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Performance assessment systems for improved service delivery

Presentation by Dr. Meera Mehta, Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT), Ahmedabad

Indian Urban Conference, 17-20 November, 2011

Plenary 2: Urban Water Institutions: Models, Gaps and New Challenges

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Creating Enabling Conditions for Governance Reforms in Urban Water Institutions

Presentation by Dr. A P Tiwari, Housing and Urban development Corporation Ltd.

India Urban Conference, 17-20 November, 2011

Plenary 2: Urban Water Institutions: Models, Gaps and New Challenges

 

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Sustainable water management – nexus between groundwater quality and sanitation practice

Presentation by Prof. Sudhakar Rao, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

India Urban Conference, 17-20 November, 2011

Deep Dive 2:  Groundwater

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Role of scientific studies in managing urban groundwater ‘quantity aspects’ – the experience with Mulbagal, Karnataka

Presentation by Prof. M. Sekhar, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

India Urban Conference, 17-20 November, 2011

Deep Dive 2: Groundwater

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Overview of urban sanitation

Presentation by Pavan Kumar Ankinapalli, Consultant, Ministry of Housing and Poverty Alleviation, Government of India

India Urban Conference, 17-20 November, 2011

Deep DIve 1: Sanitation

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Honey suckers

Presentation by S. Vishwanath, Advisor Arghyam

India Urban Conference, 17-20 November, 2011

Deep Dive1: Sanitation

Past Annual Reports

Annual Report 2010-11

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ASHWAS Process Handbook

The purpose of this handbook is to serve as a useful template for those wishing to carry out an an ASHWAS (A Survey of Household Water and Sanitation) like survey. Our experiences and lessons learnt in carrying out ASHWAS are put together in the form of a structured manual, clearly outlining the steps and the sequence to be followed.
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Err- bane” Truth – Dharmambudhi Tank

“The Lost Lakes of Bangalore” is a project to document Bengaluru’s many tanks  and lakes which have vanished with unplanned urbanization and growth.

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Step by Step: Achieving Sustainable Sanitation

This document is the culmination of research and discussions on the experiences of civil society organisations  implementing sustainable sanitation campaigns in six Indian states.

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Participating in Government Programmes

In an effort to achieve its vision of ensuring safe, sustainable water for all, Arghyam has participated in several Government programmes. This document delineates key learning that resulted from each.

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Annual Report 2009-10

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Annual Report 2008-09

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Annual Report 2007-08

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Annual Report 2006-07

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