Delhi to host seminar on 'sociology of sanitation'

Last Updated: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 14:10 hrs

New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A two-day national seminar to draw the road map for future strategy about sanitation in the country will kick start here Monday, the organisers said. It will delve into complex social and environmental issues.

The seminar, organised by Sulabh International Social Service Organisation will be held Jan 28-29 at Mavalankar Hall in Rafi Marg in central Delhi, will add to the corpus of knowledge and research on 'sociology of sanitation'.

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will inaugurate the function while Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh will deliver the presidential address on the occasion, said an organisation member Saturday.

The academia, administrators, technocrats and people from civil society would be the other participants in the event.

They will conceptualise the complex social and environmental issues, and undertake an incisive perspective on futuristic goals, said the member.

The organisation has been working in the field of sanitation, environmental sanitation, public health, and liberation and rehabilitation of scavengers. It is also pioneering work for the empowerment and upliftment of the most downtrodden section of the society.

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