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S.No Project Name Project Type Project Status Location Donor Name Brief of Project
1 Integrated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene interventions in schools and communities of Khardah and Panihati Municipality, West Bengal Integrated School WASH and Community WASH Ongoing West Bengal HT Parekh Foundation This project was initiated in the year 2020. The project promotes integrated School and Community WASH in the two municipalities of West Bengal, namely Khardah and Panihati. by constructing and renovating child friendly School toilet and water facilities besides undertaking intensive Hygiene promotion activities. The project also focuses on establishing user owned and managed Operation & Maintenance system of WASH facilitiesby building capacities of students and other stakeholders.
2 Integrated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Interventions in schools of Chennai, Tamil Nadu School WASH Ongoing Tamil Nadu HT Parekh Foundation This project was initiated in the year 2020. The project promotes integrated School WASH services in schools of Chennai by constructing and renovating child friendly School toilet and water facilities besides undertaking intensive Hygiene promotion activities. The project also focuses on establishing school owned and managed Operation & Maintenance system of WASH facilitiesby building capacities of students and other stakeholders.
3 Support Project Implementation for Social and Communication Activities (for multi-village surface water projects in Punjab in Gurdaspur & Amritsar, Punjab Awareness and Behaviour Change Ongoing Amritsar, Gurdaspur- Punjab International Bank for Reconstruction and Development The project commenced in the year 2020 in collaboration with Department of Water Supply & Sanitation, Punjab in 152 villages. The objective of the project is to achieve higher service delivery level by accelerating the social engagement by carrying out community mobilization activities at the village level. The project focuses on generating awareness through various IEC/BCC activities, strengthening local institutions and groups, building their skills & capacities, linking them with financial institutions, and carrying out extensive monitoring and documentation.
4 COVID-19 Response in Tamil Nadu COVID-19 response Ongoing Madurai, Dindigul & Chennai Districts of Tamil Nadu UNICEF, HUL, GiveIndia Foundation & HCL Foundation Through the support of UNICEF, HUL and HCL Foundation, WASH Institute has distributed PPE and Hygiene kits to the sanitation workers and has distributed soaps and installed temporary handwashing stations in various Public Institutions and public places.
5 Promotion of Swachh and Swasth Hindaun block of Karauli district in Rajasthan. Community Water & Sanitation Public Institutions WASH Ongoing Rajasthan National Stock Exchange Foundation (NSEF) The project has commenced in 2020. Under this project, various activities with regard to retrofitting of individual household toilets (IHHLs), facilitation of O&M of community toilets, awareness generation on importance of sustenance of ODF status, provision of WASH facilities in public institutions such as schools, anganwadi centres & Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) is being undertaken. The project also encompasses building capacities of School Management Committee (SMCs), Child Cabinet Committees and Water & Sanitation (WATSAN) committees for establishing institution owned and managed O&M of WASH infrastructure renovated/retrofitted under the project. In addition to this, rainwater harvesting will also be promoted through piloting of rainwater harvesting structures in schools.
6 Promotion of Thiruppullani as Swachh and Swasth Block. Implementation - Integrated Community and Public Institution Drinking Water and Sanitation Project Ongoing Thiruppullani, Tamil Nadu National Stock Exchange Foundation The project commenced in the year 2019 and focuses on creation and restoration of water infrastructure including rejuvenation of traditional water bodies in the Thiruppullaniblock. In addition to this, the project also enables access to sustainable WASH facilities at Schools,Anganwadis& PHCs.
7 Promotion of School WASH in East Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh Implementation - School WASH Ongoing Anaparthi, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh ITC Limited The project commenced in 2019, to promote Integrated School WASH target schools of Anaparthi, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh. It aims to enable schools access to improved WASH facilities including child, gender and disabled friendly school toilets. The project also promotes improved hygiene behaviour through various awareness generation activities in schools. The Project aims to establish school owned and managed robust Operation & Maintenance system for long term sustainability of WASH services in the intervened schools.
8 SwachhVidyalaya in Saharanpur District, U.P Implementation - Integrated School WASH Ongoing Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh ITC Limited This project was initiated in the year 2018. The project promotes integrated School WASH services in schools of Saharanpur by constructing and renovating child friendly School toilet and water facilities besides undertaking intensive Hygiene promotion activities. The project also focuses on establishing school owned and managed Operation & Maintenance system of WASH facilitiesby building capacities of students and other stakeholders.
9 Promotion of SwachhVidyalaya&Swachh Villages Implementation - School WASH &Household Sanitation Ongoing Malur, Karnataka ITC Limited This project initiated in the year 2018, focuses on provision of access to child, gender and disability friendly water and sanitation services within school premises along with promotion of improved hygiene behaviour & capacity building at school level so that O&M can be taken care of by the school.

Along with the above, the project also encompasses generating demand for toilets by undertaking Behaviour change activities.
10 Swachh Dindigul Implementation - Household Sanitation Completed Dindigul,Tamil Nadu Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Dindigul Municipal Corporation The project commenced in the year 2018, was focussed on promoting household sanitation and behaviour change practices in the communities of Dindigul Municipal Corporation of Tamil Nadu. The project has built capacities of the sanitation workers of the Corporation. As part of the project, a total of 750 householdferrocement modular and brick built toilets been provided to the target houdholds thus providing them access to safe and hygenic household sanitation arrangement.
11 Swachh Madurai – A Drive to Eradicate Open Defecation in Madurai Corporation Area Implementation - Household Sanitation Completed Madurai, Tamil Nadu Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Madurai Municipal Corporation The project was initiated in the year 2018 and focussed on promoting Sanitation and Hygiene programmes in the communities of Madurai district of Tamil Nadu. This included construction of 650 householdferrocementmodular toilets and brick built toilets along with conducting WASH related awareness generation and behavior change activities.
12 Swachh Salem – A drive to eradicate open Defecation in Salem Corporation Area Implementation - Household Sanitation Project Completed Salem Corporation, Tamil Nadu Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Salem Municipal Corporation The project wascommenced in the year 2018 and focused on prevention of Open Defecation through providing the community members access to household sanitation. 600 household ferrocement modular toilets and brick built toilets were constructed and the community members were sensitized on toilet usage through awareness generation activities to promote improved sanitation and hygiene behaviour amongst the community members.
13 Promotion of SwachhVidyalaya&Swachh Villages Implementation - School WASH & Community Sanitation Ongoing Munger, Bihar ITC Limited This project commenced in the year 2016 has focused on building WASH related infrastructure and hygiene promotion activities in select schools and communities of Munger district, Bihar. The project promotes school owned & managed system of operation and maintenance of WASH facilities and instil improved hygiene practices among the students. The project has an innovative concept of "cleaner on wheels" that employs local cleaners for maintaining cleanliness in the target schools.
14 Promotion of Integrated Water Supply, Sanitation & Hygiene in schools and communities Implementation - Household Sanitation & School WASH Ongoing Bhadrachalam, Telangana ITC Limited This project initiated in the year 2016, focuses on promoting sanitation &instilling hygiene behaviour change amongst school students, construction of individual household latrines in community, BCC activities in communities and construction of school infrastructure. In addition to the above, solid waste management with the support of district management authorities also form a major component of this project.
15 Promoting Swachh Slums in Madurai and Chennai Implementation - Household sanitation and School WASH Ongoing I. Madurai,Tamil Nadu

II.Chennai, Tamil Nadu
I.HCL Foundation, Madurai Municipal Corporation

II.HCL Foundation, Chennai Municipal Corporation
I. Madurai, Tamil Nadu : The project was initiated in the year 2016, and has since been promoting comprehensive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programs in schools and communities.The project enables access to household sanitation and safe drinking water to the marginalized communities by constructing household ferrocement modular toilets and installing drinking water systems.

II. As part of the school interventions, the project also provides child, gender and person with disability friendly sanitary blocks with handwashing and drinking water stations Chennai, Tamil Nadu : The project wascommenced in the year 2018 and has since been focusing on providing access to household sanitation to marginalized communities.
16 Promotion of ODF Slums and School WASH in Noida Implementation - School WASH & Community Sanitation Ongoing Noida, Uttar Pradesh HCL Foundation, NOIDA Authority The project commenced in the year 2016 and has since been promoting comprehensive WASH interventions in schools and communities. It aims to enable communities and schools access improved sanitation and safe drinking water facilities. The project has also been promoting improved hygiene behaviour and solid waste management activities along with technical training and support for Operation & Maintenance of toilets and school WASH facilities.
17 Clean and Open Defecation Free Madurai Household Sanitation Completed Slums of Madurai Corporation HCL Foundation and Madurai Corporation This project focussed on promotion of Individual Household Sanitation during the year 2016.
18 Nirmal Sankalp Implementation - Community Sanitation Completed Titagarh, West Bengal CESC Limited The project commenced in the year 2016 was initiated to turn the wards of Titagarh municipality into ODF. Gender, child and person with disability friendly community toilet blocks were constructed under this project which helped the marginalized urban communities to get access to improved sanitation and stop open defecation. The project also demonstrated unique O & M model which aided in ensuring the long term sustainability of the Community toilets. The Project also undertook activities which brought sustained behavioural changes amongst the community members regarding improved sanitary and hygiene practices.
19 IEC & Follow up Activities in VattavadaGramPanchayat,Idukki District to achieve Kerala as NirmalRajya Behaviour Change and Capacity Building Completed Vattavada, Idukki District, Kerala Suchitwa Mission, Government of Kerala This project duration was from 2012-2013, the project main focus was to bring about behavioural change in the community this was carried out by IEC campaign- Door to Door canvassing, Group meetings, Formation of Village WATSAN committees , School WASH Program, Children rally, Technical Support for construction of IHHL, Mobilizing subsidy for IHHL construction.