Entrusting the Roles and Responsibilities of the CSTF

Now that the stakeholders have been identified, the CSTF can be constituted. As mentioned previously, the CSTF is a non-statutory body, however it is recommended that a “council resolution” be passed which recognizes the CSTF as a body which has been formed to achieve the goals of the NUSP.

An example of a council resolution

In addition, a nodal officer must be appointed within the CSTF, who will be responsible for:

Step 2 – Identifying importance of role within CSTF

Now that the list of potential stakeholders has been indentified, the following question needs to be answered for each actor:

• Day-to-day coordination, management and implementation of the sanitation programs on a city-wide basis.
• coordinating with other public agencies, and contract in and supervise the services of NGOs (through Memorandum of Understanding) and private parties (through contracts) for preparing and disseminating materials for IEC, conducting baseline surveys and stakeholder consultations.

The council resolution must consist of:

1. Date of CSTF formation
2. List of CSTF members along with their designation and contact details (Phone no and email)
3. Responsibilities of the CSTF members
4. Procedure of meetings to be followed

Indicative Responsibilities of the CSTF

Guiding and Approving

• Progress reports provided by the ULB CSP (prepared by ULB) after consultation with citizens Supervise progress regularly
• Issue briefing about the progress to media & state government Generating awareness amongst city’s citizens and stakeholders
• Recommend to the ULB fixing of responsibilities for city-wide sanitation on a permanent basis

Review and implement

• Execution of all Action plan for all sectors • Review and make recommendations to ULB on requirements for change in rules & regulations related to Sanitation/ Solid Waste Management



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