US envoy applauds Sulabh’s innovative efforts to improve sanitation
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): US Ambassador to India, Richard Verma visited the headquarters of Sulabh International to witness the award-winning organization’s innovative sanitation and behavior change work. At Sulabh’s West Delhi complex, Ambassador Verma also met with Dalit women, who were formerly manual scavengers. Set up by eminent sociologist and social activist Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Sulabh is a partner in USAID’s (United States Agency for International Development) Social and Behavior Change Coalition formed to promote the adoption of improved hygiene practices across the country. Sulabh has constructed nearly 1.3 million household toilets and 54 million government toilets based on an innovative toilet design. Verma applauded the work done by Sulabh International.