The National Institute of Adminstrative Research (NIAR) organised a two-day conference on 'Decentralized governance in water and sanitation in rural India' at LBSNAA, Musoorie, in June 2012. This seminar aimed to provide a platform for the effective sharing of experiences of PRI-implemented WATSAN service delivery programmes and so understand the various factors affecting the effective decentralisation of water and sanitation.
This article presents a video playlist of selected presentations from that seminar.
The playlist features the following presentations:
- Capacity issues in devolution of power to local authorities: Sonali Srivastava, Arghyam
- Decentralization initiatives in RWSS sector in Uttarakhand: Kapil Lall, Swajal Project
- Participation and contribution by NGOs in WASH programmes in rural India: Dr. Mapuskar
- Strengthening PRIs through water quality and sanitary surveillance- A case study of Nainital District, Uttarakhand: Anil Kumar Mishra, NIAR
- Sustainability evaluation of community managed rural water schemes: Kapil Lall, Swajal Project, and VK Sinha (presenter) SWSM
For a detailed report of the presentations made during the seminar, and to download these and other presentations please visit the following pages: