Roundtable on Scaling up Integrated Faecal Sludge & Wastewater Management in Uttar Pradesh under SBM 2.0 & AMRUT : Learning experience from Odisha Exposure Visit

Dates: December 27, 2021
Time: 02:30am – 05.00 pm
Venue: Urban Training and Research Centre, Directorate of Local Bodies, Lucknow


Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is supporting Department of Urban Development (DoUD), Government of Uttar Pradesh. This includes technical support and capacity building of state / municipal agencies as well as functionaries.  Various policy, plan, programme and project level interventions have been initiated in Uttar Pradesh. Under AMRUT programme several faecal sludge treatment plants and co-treatment facilities are coming up as well as Uttar Pradesh has also prepared a State policy on FSSM. Also NMCG under its NamamiGange Mission has funded two pilot interventionsin– first FSTP at Chunar and a co-treatment of FS at STP Bijnor.  CSE is supporting NMCG &DoUD in developing Bijnor and Chunar as key learning centres to support intervention across sanitation chain. Click here (hyperlink to CSE – Dasra – U.P state journey).

SBM 2.0 as well as SwachhSurveskshan 2022 has identified integrated wastewater and effective faecal sludge management as key indicator for mapping improved sanitation. CSE in partnership with RCUES as part of its support to DoUD had organised a field exposure visit dated: 28-30 October 2021 for state / municipal functionaries to Odisha to learn from the pioneering work done in this area that has been recognised by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India. 

The main aim of the exposure visit was to promote cross learning/ knowledge sharing and to explore best management practices which showcase enabling environment andeffective services and infrastructure across the Sanitation Value Chain and initiate time bound intervention in select town/cities as well as embed the learnings for state wide implementation.


Develop action plan for time bound implementation of interventions for mainstreaming effective faecal sludge and wastewater management under SBM 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0. 

Objectives of the roundtable

  • Present overview of FSSM initiatives in Uttar Pradesh
  • Experience sharing of municipal functionaries from Odisha:  ULB perspective
  • Experience sharing of state functionaries from Odisha : State perspective vis a vis SBM 2.0 & AMRUT 2.0

Action Plan for time bound implementation of integrated faecal sludge and wastewater management good practises in select town / cities aimed at to achieving citywide sanitation.

Roundtable Coordinator

Dr Sumita Singhal
Programme Manager 
Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental
Mobile: +91 9696216556

RCUES – Nasruddin ( add details)
Assistant Director
Environmental Studies (RCUES) Lucknow
Tel.: (0522)-2740108
Mobile: +91-8884646146   


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Target Audience
Participants of Odisha exposure visit held from 28-30th October, 2021