In this column for livemint, I disagree that in our sanitation policy, all we need to worry is about behaviour change communication. If we dont get our infrastructure right, little else is going to make sense. Many other poorer countries may have succeeded with little funds and pit-latrines, but the same has not worked for India and is unlikely to, irrespective of what we do by way of motivating those squatting in the open to use a toilet instead.
I peg my argument on the findings from the recent SQUAT survey by RICE.
Read the column here