Launch of Pocket Book for Sanitation Workers and Malasur Campaign.

Date: June 19, 2020
Time: 14:00 to 14:45 pm

Virtual Launch through Zoom Platform


14:00 – 14:15
Welcome Address by:
Dr Rohilla, Sr Director, Water Programme CSE

Keynote Address by:

  1. Shri Rajiv Ranjan Mishra (IAS), Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga
  2. Dr Kajal (IAS), Director, Urban Training and Research Institute, Uttar Pradesh

14:15 – 14:20
Presentation on the Pocket Book for Sanitary Inspectors. A guide to ensure regular trainings and orientations of Sanitation Workers for health and safety during COVID-19. (by CSE)

14:20 – 14:25
Presentation on Malasur Campaign ‘Demon of Defeca’ for IEC / Behaviour Change needed for mainstreaming effective Faecal Sludge and Septage Management. (by BBC Media Action)

14:25 – 14:30
Formal launch of Pocket Book for Sanitation Workers and Malasur Campaign by the invited dignitaries and vote of thanks.

Pocket Book for Health and Safety of Sanitation Workers during COVID-19.

Developed by CSE – Programme Support Unit under partnership with Department of Urban Development (Uttar Pradesh) and National Mission for Clean Ganga.

The pocket book would be helpful for Sanitary Inspectors in conducting orientations to Sanitation Workers for ensuring health and safety during COVID-19.

First phase of training for Sanitary Inspectors and orientations of Sanitation Workers in Bijnor, Chunar and Lucknow have been conducted.


Malasur ‘Demon of Defeca’ campaign:

A Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC). campaign featuring ‘Malasur’. The Malasur campaign aims to heighten the risk perception of faecal sludge by linking it to water.
The campaign was launched by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on the World Environment Day 5th June 2020 to promote effective faecal sludge and septage management.

The event aims to launch this campaign in cities of Ganga Basin and Uttar Pradesh in particular.


Mr. Rahul Mankotia
Programme Manager
Programme Support Unit – DoUD (GoUP) Lucknow
mobile: +91 98680 18045

Bhitush Luthra
Programme Manager
Technical Support Units (Bijnor and Chunar) / National Mission for Clean Ganga
Mobile No: 9910340470
Email id:

Dr. Suresh Kumar Rohilla
Senior Director, CSE
Academic Director, School of Water & Waste, AAETI



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