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Roundtable on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

The upcoming roundtable on ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (India’s Sanitation Mission): Achievements and Challenges’ aims to assess progress of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, India’s flagship Mission. Through examination of its distinguishing features, challenges experienced during implementation and areas for reform. Focus will be on the situation prevailing in rural areas and small towns where majority of India’s population lives.


Surendra Singh, Advisor ORF & Former Cabinet Secretary

Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary (DWS), Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

Nisheeth Kumar, Chief Operations, Knowledge Links

Nicolas Osbert, Chief – Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene, UNICEF

Samirendra Chatterjee, Executive President, Sulabh International Social Service Organisation

Subhash Gatade, Senior Journalist

Rumi Aijaz, Senior Fellow, ORF

The timing of this event is from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

ORF Conference Hall, Delhi

    Past Events

    With China’s new interest in Nepal, sources of tension in Indo-Nepal ties can’t be ruled out

    Swachh Bharat Mission: Achievements and challenges

    Modi-Trump meeting helped build on bilateral sync

    Chinese scholars caution India against joining joint patrolling with US

    What serving police officers think of Kashmir

    With NITI Aayog, states now have greater voice in planning, says ex-Revenue Secretary

    As US quits TPP, Japan and India should pick up the baton

    What can we do to help African nations face famine

    Peace between India and Pakistan may be a reality in the long run, says former IAF official

    China committed to take cooperation with India to a new level, says Consul General