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India
Commitment
1 - Formulate, develop and implement adequately resourced national/sub national sanitation and hygiene plans with SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, time‐bound) indicators that measure and report on processes and outcomes at every level including households, educational, health, public institutions and workplaces, with disaggregated reporting on gender, age, disability, marginalized and vulnerable groups.
Decided at SACOSAN V, 2013
0.925

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National Sanitation and Hygiene Plans with SMART indicators have been
0
No such process initiated
0.3
Initiated to but the process not completed
0.7
Developed and published/issued
1
Developed, published/issued and being implemented
1.00
× 25%

Achievement reported for commitment " A % of allocated budget actually spent over the past two year"

Swachh Bharat Mission, launched in October 2014 aims to eliminate open defecation from the country by 2019. The mission also aims to promote better hygiene behavior amongst the population and improve cleanliness in the country. For urban areas, the Ministries of Urban Development (MoUD) and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MHUPA) while for rural areas, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS) are the nodal agencies for the overall policy, planning, funding and coordination of programmes of drinking water and sanitation in the country. Some elements of sanitation in urban areas are also included in the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and urban transformation (AMRUT includes components like sewerage and septage management) and smart city, (cities to develop city sanitation plans to address SLWM), which have recently been launched to improve sanitation in urban areas. Ministry of Human Resource Development, GoI, launched the Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya (SBSV) campaign as a part of the SBM, which aimed to provide separate boys and girls toilets. MDWS with the support of UNICEF and other development partners developed the National Sanitation and Hygiene Advocacy and Communication Strategy Framework (SHACS) in 2012 with focus on four critical sanitation and hygiene behaviour. The initiative to develop a state- specific sanitation and hygiene advocacy and communication strategy has been undertaken by various states. The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has developed an online monitoring system for SBM (G) and similarly data exists for SBM (U) as well. From 2013 onwards, there has been an increase in budget allocation for sanitation sector. With respect to indicators, even though data exists for HHs, marginalized, vulnerable groups for rural segment, but comparatively limited data is available for urban areas (Datasets like SLBs, Rating of cities are released on a regular basis). However there also seems to be discrepancy in the data reported, especially the number of school toilets constructed as per the links attached. As per CSR guidelines, all CPSEs are supposed to be spending a certain earmarked fund each year in creating and sustaining socially beneficial projects (including sanitation). CPSEs and corporate houses may partner with MDWS, local authorities and leading NGOs in various activities like constructing and maintaining public toilets, individual toilets, SLWM projects

CSO Traffic Light Paper scores and evidence, India, 2016

Traffic Lights Paper (TLP)/Progress Chase Matrix of the commitments made by the countries represented at the South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN) V held in Kathmandu, Nepal during October 2013. It was prepared in close consultation with FANSA and WaterAid India, and other key stakeholders in the sanitation sector.

A % increase in budget allocation for sanitation (Urban+ Rural+ Schools + Any Other) over the past two years
0
Nil or negative growth compared to 2013 budget
0.3
Less than 20% higher than 2013 budget
0.7
20% to below 30% higher than 2013 budget
1
30% and above increase over the 2013 budget
1.00
× 25%
A % of allocated budget actually spent over the past two years
0
Less than 50%
0.3
50% to below 70%
0.7
70 % to below 80%
1
80% and above
1.00
× 25%
Disaggregated reporting on sanitation coverage of the marginalized and vulnerable groups
0
No progress at all
0.3
Efforts being made to redesign the MIS and reporting systems
0.7
Disaggregated data available only for some categories
1
Disaggregated data system in place and data available for all categories
0.70
× 25%