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Dr. Jai Asundi

Dr. Jai Asundi is the Research Coordinator at the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy, Bangalore, India. He is involved in projects related to Energy, Climate Policy, Sanitation and Security. His research interests lie in the areas of information technology for development. He is work...

Shramana Dey

Shramana Dey holds a Master’s degree in Sustainable Management of Pollution from the Catholic University of Lille, France and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from BITS Dubai. Prior to joining the Master’s programme, she worked at CSTEP on sanitation related studies, as ...

Dr. Shradha Mathur

Shradha has completed her Doctorate and Masters in Psychology from the University of Delhi. Prior to joining CSTEP, Shradha worked at Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DRDO in Delhi), Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi and worked as a Freelance Researcher on sanitation. Her research interest...

Water Sanitation and Hygiene Advocacy Partners Convening

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist and Anantha Lakshmi, Senior Researcher from CSTEP were invited to the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WSH) Partners Convening in Nairobi, Kenya, organised by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. ...

Project Advisory Committee Meeting A Platform for Integrated Sanitation Investment Planning Proof of Concept Tool

Center for Study of Science Technology and Policy (CSTEP) organised a Project Advisory Committee Meeting for “A Platform for Integrated Sanitation Investment Planning – Proof-of-Concept Tool”. The meeting was attended by representatives from CSTEP, CEPT University, Arghyam, CDD Soc...

Reinvent the Toilet Fair

Jai Asundi (Principal Research Scientist), Sujaya Rathi (Principal Investigator), Aarti Daryanani (Sanitation Consultant), Chaitanya V. (Research Engineer) and Arushi Sen (Media Coordinator) from CSTEP participated as an exhibitor at “Reinvent the Toilet Fair: India” which was co-hosted ...

Project Initiation Workshop by BORDA and CDD Society

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist at CSTEP was invited to the Project Initiation Workshop organised by BORDA and CDD Society for establishing Operation and Maintenance Services for Decentralised Urban Sanitation Infrastructure in Karnataka....

Sanitation Planning Stakeholders Civil Societies

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BGMF) hosted a workshop on Modeling for City Sanitation Planning in India in Bangalore. This workshop brought together over 40 participants from The United States of America, Europe and Asia. Dr. Jai Asundi, Sujaya Rathi and Arati Daryanani from CSTEP attended ...

Workshop on Universal Urban Sanitation

Sujaya Rathi attended the National Workshop on Towards Universal Urban Sanitation -Smaller Cities a Priority Area for Policy Focus in New Delhi....

WSH India: Grantee and Partner Convening

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist, and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher from CSTEP attended the three day India Grantee and Partner Convening on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WSH) programme organised by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)....

National Summit on Sustainable Water and Sanitation

Sujaya Rathi, Shrimoyee Bhattacharya and Sonali Anusree Patro attended the 2-day National Summit on Sustainable Water and Sanitation (NSSWS) in Bangalore on January 7-8, 2016....

Workshop titled Gaps in Sanitation: An FSM-centric View

A dissemination workshop titled Gaps in Sanitation: An FSM-centric View was jointly organised by Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) and Environmental Management & Policy Research Institute (EMPRI) on November 09, 2016....

Integrated Urban Sanitation Decision Support Tool

As a result of inappropriate planning and management, urban infrastructure has not been able to keep up with the demands of the growing urban population. Poor sanitation and its contribution to the spread of diseases and pollution cannot be neglected. It has been made evident that there is a lack of...

Integrated Urban Sanitation Decision Support Tool

This report is a prelude to the development of a Proof of Concept (PoC) decision-support tool by CSTEP that will aid cities in providing cost-effective, inclusive and sustainable sanitation options for all, with particular emphasis on the urban poor. This is proposed to be achieved through an integr...

Technology Options for the Sanitation Value Chain

The purpose of the compendium is to provide information on sanitation technologies from across the sanitation value chain. The compendium details the characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of the different technology options, and also describes the different types of systems formed as a combi...

Sanitation Tool Compendium

In order to tackle all the needs and requirements for planning, developing and maintaining sanitation projects, many tools have been developed that can provide much-needed support to the users. There exist a number of such tools but not enough knowledge about them among practitioners, decision maker...

Infrastructure

CSTEP has endeavoured to address the complexity of problems that form the spectrum of social infrastructures - physical and public services through knowledge from many perspectives and disciplines. With recent dramatic improvements in technology and computing power, we now have an unprecedented chan...

Project Advisory Meeting for A Platform for Integrated Sanitation Investment Planning Proof of Concept Tool

A Project Advisory Meeting for 'A Platform for Integrated Sanitation Investment Planning - Proof-of-Concept Tool' was organised at CSTEP on June 25, 2014. Representatives from CSTEP, CEPT University, Arghyam, CDD Society, Centre for Policy Research, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board,...

CSTEP participated in Reinvent the Toilet Fair

Jai Asundi (Principal Research Scientist), Sujaya Rathi (Principal Investigator), Aarti Daryanani (Sanitation Consultant), Chaitanya V. (Research Engineer) and Arushi Sen (Media Coordinator) from CSTEP participated as an exhibitor at “Reinvent the Toilet Fair: India” which was co-hosted ...

Workshop on ‘Gaps in Sanitation: A FSM Centric View’

EMPRI  and CSTEP jointly organised a workshop on ‘Gaps in Sanitation: A FSM Centric View’ on November 9, 2016 at Hotel Le Meridien, Bengaluru...

Beyond toilets: Improving the sanitation value chain

Beyond toilets: Improving the sanitation value chain, Sujaya Rathi, Ideas for India, July 20, 2015...

SanTool

SanTool - Supporting Decision Making in the Indian Urban Sanitation Sector Presenter: Shramana Dey, Designation: Intern...

National Summit on Sustainable Water and Sanitation

CSTEP is happy to be partnering with CDD Society India for the National Summit on Sustainable Water and Sanitation (NSSWS) as part of the continuing efforts to improve sanitation in India. To read more about the Summit, please click CSTEP_Nation water sani Summit_Info.pdf. For full details and to re...

National Summit on Sustainable Water and Sanitation

Sujaya Rathi, Shrimoyee Bhattacharya and Sonali Anusree Patro attended the 2-day National Summit on Sustainable Water and Sanitation (NSSWS) in Bangalore on January 7-8, 2016.  Click to view write-up National Summit on Sustainable Water and Sanitation...

WSH India: Grantee and Partner Convening

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist, and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher from CSTEP attended the three day India Grantee and Partner Convening on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WSH) programme organised by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). Click to view write-up WSH...

Water Sanitation and Hygiene Advocacy Partners Convening

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist and Anantha Lakshmi, Senior Researcher from CSTEP were invited to the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WSH) Partners Convening in Nairobi, Kenya, organised by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  Click to view write-up Water Sanitation and Hygie...

Project Initiation Workshop by BORDA and CDD Society

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist at CSTEP was invited to the Project Initiation Workshop organised by BORDA and CDD Society for establishing Operation and Maintenance Services for Decentralised Urban Sanitation Infrastructure in Karnataka. Click to view write-up Project Initiation Wo...

Sanitation Planning Stakeholders Civil Societies

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BGMF) hosted a workshop on Modeling for City Sanitation Planning in India in Bangalore. This workshop brought together over 40 participants from The United States of America, Europe and Asia. Dr. Jai Asundi, Sujaya Rathi and Arati Daryanani from CSTEP attended ...

Workshop on Universal Urban Sanitation

Sujaya Rathi attended the National Workshop on Towards Universal Urban Sanitation -Smaller Cities a Priority Area for Policy Focus in New Delhi. Click to view write-up Workshop on Universal Urban Sanitation...

Reinvent the Toilet Fair

Jai Asundi (Principal Research Scientist), Sujaya Rathi (Principal Investigator), Aarti Daryanani (Sanitation Consultant), Chaitanya V. (Research Engineer) and Arushi Sen (Media Coordinator) from CSTEP participated as an exhibitor at “Reinvent the Toilet Fair: India” which was co-hosted ...

Workshop on ‘Gaps in Sanitation: A FSM Centric View’

With an aim to address, both, the need and potential of Faecal Sludge Management (FSM), Environment Management and Policy Research Institute (EMPRI)  and Center for Study of Science, Technology and Polcy (CSTEP) are jointly organising a workshop titled “Gaps in Sanitation: An FSM-centric ...

National Conference titled "Social Innovations for Improving Urban Sanitation: Lessons for Scaling-up"

Shramana Dey, Research Consultant, CSTEP, attended the day-long national conference titled "Social Innovations for Improving Urban Sanitation: Lessons for Scaling-up", jointly organised by the Centre for Policy Research (CPR) and Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) on December 14, 2016. ...

SANITECH

The tool (Proof-of-Concept) for platform for integrated sanitation investment planning is supported by funds from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This tool will support city-wide sanitation planning by providing information on sanitation systems through an integrated assessment of technologie...

Roshan Shrestha, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Great to be in CSTEP, was not aware about the facilities and expertise of CSTEP. Now convinced that we can do more to improve urban sanitation!...

Sterenn Philippe, Education Program Developer, Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology

Thank you for your hospitality and open constructive discussions on decentralised sanitation. We've learned a lot!...

Tommy Ngai, Research Learning Director, Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology

Great Conversation!! I learned a lot about FSM/DEWATS/Toolkits - Thank you very much....