NEW DELHI: Addressing the increasing importance of hygiene, health, sanitation, and toilet related issues, the India Toilet Summit 2015 ‘Sanitation for All – Toilet First’ will take place on February 6, 2015 at Lakshmipat Singhania Auditorium, PHD Chamber House, 4/2 Siri Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi.
The Summit would provide a forum to initiate a dialogue and enlighten the delegates on various issues related to sanitation, toilet movement, woman empowerment, women dignity and girl child education etc.
It is projected to connect with different types of stakeholders to discuss and share ideas, knowledge and innovations in the area of toilet technology and sanitation as well as different project and developmental works that are going on in India from which people can benefit from the humble toilet.
The summit is a unique national level forum established by the India CSR Group to bring together various sanitation stakeholders under a roof to connect and collaborate on innovative inventions, projects and products in the toilet and sanitation sector in our country.
“The summit is very much aligned to ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ (Clean India Initiative) of our visionary Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s. We have decided to be an active participant of this noble Mission to support in creating national level forum to discuss various issues connected to the Toilet and Sanitation, health and education. We believe that the summit would highlight the problems allied with a lack of toilets and would also adopt resolutions to achieve Nation sanitation goals.”, Rusen Kumar added.
Toilet is prime agenda of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. On the occasion of Independence Day, in his speech Shri Narendra Modi ones again stressed that toilet is ‘dignity of woman’. In his first address to nation Narendra Modi urged parliamentarians and the corporate sector to help build separate toilets for girls in schools across the country by next year.
Forum for toilet technology providers
By establishing a national level platform for toilet technology providers, infrastructure manufactures, innovators, associations, non-profit organizations, public sector entities and private sector stakeholders to present a plan and share best practices in the sanitation sector, the India Toilet Summit aims to empower participants, exhibitors and sponsors to exchange knowledge, expertise and resources in scaling up impact and innovation in the sanitation marketplace particularly in India.
The ‘India Sanitation & Toilet Summit’ is designed for decision and policy makers in government, business and nonprofit sectors. The Summit is aimed at those all who wish to update themselves with recent trends and how developments, understand how various organizations are applying the innovative ideas in the area of sanitation and toilet in the country.
30 Speakers, 200 Participants
The India Toilet Summit involves some of the most reputable and competent national and world renowned speakers from government and private sectors, research agencies, innovators, social and though leaders dealing in sanitation and toiletries industries in the country. There will be 30 speakers and 200 participants projected in this exclusive summit.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched Swachh Bharat Abhiyan from Valmiki Basti in New Delhi on 2nd October 2014, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
The Prime Minister asked citizens to change their mindsets as cleaning is not only the responsibility of safai karamcharis. The ambitious drive includes sweeping, removal of garbage, debris and unauthorised encroachments from the roads, markets and residential places. The campaign is aimed at making India a clean country by 2019, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
The Prime Minister on Independence Day made a clarion call for Swachh Bharat, a massive mass movement to create awareness of cleanliness and hygiene. He said that a clean India is the best tribute that we can pay to Mahatma Gandhi when we celebrate his 150th birth anniversary in 2019.