Question raised in Lok Sabha on Disposal of Waste, 09/03/2017
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Disposal of Waste, 09/03/2017. Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) was launched by the Government of India providing basic services (e.g. water supply, sewerage, urban transport) to households and build amenities in cities. The component of faecal sludge management is an eligible component under the mission. National Policy on Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSSM) was released by MoUD which seeks to address the efficiency of systems in place for onsite sanitation whereof the faecal sludge output needs to be managed in an environmentally safe manner including the proper engineering design, construction and maintenance of septic tank systems, pit latrines and such other systems generating faecal sludge.