CSE has developed a"Roadmap for Rating System for Water Efficient Fixtures: A Way to Sustainable Water Management in India" as deliverable of Centre of Excellence under the Ministry of Urban Development. This document includes, background of the preparation of roadmap including the draft framework proposed for introduction of rating system for water efficient fixtures in India. The document intends to facilitate understanding on the existing legal and institutional options available for mainstreaming the rating system. In addition, it also proposes additional options that can be considered to facilitate effective implementation of this crucial water reform. Besides this, the document covers another crucial aspect related to instruments and tools available in the form of manual, standards, guidelines etc. to improve understanding and implementation of water policies especially on aspects like conservation, efficiency etc. The final section provides details on the proposed roadmap inclusive of roles and responsibilities, time frame, dissemination, support agencies etc. to undertake and implement the rating system for water efficient fixtures in India.
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