State Level Sensitization on Community Led Total Sanitation in Patna

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On the 27th January 2011, a one-day orientation workshop on CLTS was held in Patna, Bihar. Organized by the Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), DFID supported Sector Wide Approach to Strengthen Health SWASHT Programme and CLTS Foundation, the workshop explored the possibility of introducing CLTS in Bihar. It was inaugurated by the Honourable Minister PHED Sri Chandra Mohan Rai. Dr. Kamal Kar (Chairman, CLTS Foundation, Kolkata) and Dr.Amit Agarwal (Deputy Commissioner, Palwal district of Haryana) made presentations on the CLTS approach and shared experiences on its global spread, applications, success and challenges in a few states in India (Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Maharashtra) to the senior policy makers of the state of Bihar.

Date: 25 March 2011
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