Total Sanitation Campaign in Himachal Pradesh_Vikramjit_2012
TSC in Himachal PradeshVIKRAM JEETProgramme officer Himachal Pradesh Voluntary Health Association Shimla
About HPVHA Registered as non profit making society is working since 1987A state Chapter of Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI) A federation of 40 Voluntary Organizations and 8000 self help groups engaged in health and developmental activities. Member of more than 20 State & District level Governing Committees Including many State and District committees under Sanitation. Working on health and development issues in all districts
Initiatives by HPVHASTD/HIV/AIDS prevention and careReproductive Child Health(RCH)Child Rights, Education & BudgetingHealth CentersTherapies for DisabilityCommunity Led for Total Sanitation CampaignAdvocacy for URCHAnti tobacco campaign/Smoke Free Himachal Campaign
State of Himachal Pradesh ODF Re-verification Number of GPs in HP 3243 Number of ODF GPs 3243 Number of GPs reverified 2651
HPVHA AS SUPPORT ORGANISATIONHimachal Pradesh Voluntary Health Association working as aSupport Organization (SO) for implementation of IEC Activitiesunder Total Sanitation Campaign and signed the MOU withconcerned DRDA:-District Bilaspur - June, 2006District Hamirpur - July, 2008District Solan - August 2008District Una - October 2010Partners of HPVHA are implementing in 4 other districts of theState.
Key Principal /Elements of State Strategy Demand Driven, Community Led Approach Decentralize Structure District to Ward Promotion of Open Defecation Free/ Nirmal Panchayats Generating demand through IEC, BCC and Social Marketing approaches Support from Political Leadership (Many Initiatives taken) Competition driven (MVSSP, MMPY, SSAS) Incentives for sustainable community-led sanitation Public honouring of Individuals who contributed towards the Campaign. NGO’s Involvement Training & exposure All Stakeholders involvement (PRIs, CBOs, SOs, Health Workers, AWW, VHSC, Schools &Teachers /Students /Community Leaders etc. Strengthening the Supply chain of Sanitation Products Reporting on Monitoring framework at Block, District and State level, Frequent review meeting on Video conferencing.
State Specific IEC Innovation Participatory Rural Appraisal Tools (P.R.A Tools) – Posters, Banners, Cards etc. Use of Water Testing Kits. Media Advocacy (Press Conferences/Coverage success stories etc.) NRHM- Funds utilized for IEC activities by VHSC. MGNREGA- IEC funds also available for joint IEC campaign. All the Anganwadi workers have been involved. Better sanitation facilities ensured in schools with the involvement of SMC and Schools teachers. Hygiene education made a part of school education.
Involvement of Line Department Extensive involvement of field staff of various line departments in the campaign at each level including monitoring and evaluation. Special trainings/ workshops organized for thrash out plans for intersectoral convergence. Line Departments are widely involved in the sanitation Weeks. Nodal officers have been appointed by the major connected line departments e.g. Education, Health, Welfare, IPH, and PWD In the new strategy for effectively meeting out the challenge of SLWM, School sanitation, Anganwari sanitation and for Community Complexes the role of the line Departments have increased manifolds. Community toilets and SLWM strategy to involve all the line Departments.
Major Achievements as SOOnly One Development Block achieved the status of Nirmal Block i.e. Development Block Ghumarwin till date in Himachal Pradesh.All the 693 Gram Panchayats attained the status of ODF and 309 received the Nirmal Gram Puraskar and also received more than 5 crore from award money.Under MVSSP the panchayats also received more than 1 crore as award money till date and all the prizes up to state level received.Established Paper recycle plant in District Bilaspur and managed by SHGS/MM group.
Honoring of Nirmal Gram Panchayats inState Level NGP function at Mandi
Cleanliness is next to Godliness….. Mahatma Gandhi