Articles

Articles by Dr Girija K Bharat

Dr Girija K Bharat

During the colonial as well as post-colonial phase, India has been witnessing construction and operation of large-scale, centralized wastewater sewerage systems in cities. These are generally operated in parallel with the water supply...

Dr Girija K Bharat

With the advent of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), the sanitation movement in India has received a fresh impetus. There is an increasing recognition among the policy-makers that open defecation constitutes serious health and human capital crisis....

Dr Girija K Bharat

The Joint Monitoring Programme, assessing the water and sanitation status globally, reveals that about fifty percent of open defecators of the world are from India. Many other studies indicate that among people who practice open defecation in...

Dr Girija K Bharat

By 2030, about 47 per cent of the world's population will live in highly water-stressed areas. The only way to reverse this trend is to invest in environmental infrastructure and effective management of water to bring relief to millions afflicted...

Dr Girija K Bharat

The influence of climate change on sanitation, and the need to improve the water and sanitation sector has received limited recognition in India. Climate-resilient sanitation technologies need to be developed and integrated with India's national...

Archives