Social Exclusion in the Context of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Yojana

  • 2015
  • Kanika Kaul

Access to water and sanitation are strongly influenced by identities of caste, class and gender. The launch of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan presents an opportunity to address some concerns pertaining to social exclusion in drinking water and sanitation. The article discusses some measures to strengthen the implementation of budgetary strategies for women, scheduled tribes and scheduled castes, in the context of the proposed programme.

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