Community Based Solid Waste Management and Hygiene promotion activities in Tenemental schemes


Name of the Project: Implementation of Community Based Solid Waste Management and Hygiene promotion activities in  tenemental schemes  
Funded by: Corporation of Chennai
Project cost: Rs.108.40 lakhs
Project Period :  08th Sep 2014 to 07th Feb 2016
Project Coverage: 61 tenemental schemes

GOAL : community empowerment and transfer of responsibility to the community for self reliance and technical support and capacity building of the Self Help Groups and community members. 
Objectives of the Project
i. Build capacity of Self Help Groups, youth Associations members, and federate them at Zonal levels.
ii. Have functioning and sustainable solid and liquid waste management systems adopting Behaviour Change Communication strategies.
iii. People Practice basic hygiene behaviours by proper disposal of solid waste and ensuring disease free environment.

Output:
the communities of the 61 tenemental schemes have become responsible to deal with Solid Waste Management and to create litter free environment to ensure healthy & livable surroundings in their respective tenemental schemes. All the tenemental schemes have Residential Welfare Associations to take care of the day to day affairs related to Solid Waste Management.