State Investment Plan for FSM

Gayathri Ramesh, Rajiv Raman, Navamani Ramasamy, Srinithi Sudhakar, Mahima Vijendra, Anneka Majhi | August 2020


The Government of Tamil Nadu (GoTN) has been a pioneer in recognising and responding to the challenge of urban sanitation. The Chief Minister has announced the Tamil Nadu Sanitation Mission to address sanitation issues in coming years. The ‘Namma Toilet’ (‘Our own Toilet’) scheme was implemented by the state, and Septage Management Operative Guidelines were issued in September 2014 to strengthen the Mission’s target. A state-level strategy along with this State Investment Plan has been prepared for state-wide implementation of Fecal Sludge Management (FSM)