Patna: Bihar Technical Assistance Support Team (BTAST) released the key findings of District Level SWASTH Survey (DLSS) at a cross-sectoral knowledge s
- Improved management and technical capacity for the SWD and ICDS.
- Improved human resource management as well as strengthened capacities of ICDS frontline functionaries
- Catalysed demand generation for essential HNWASH services through community based approaches.
Patna: A state level workshop was organised in Patna on 9th March on Integrating Climate Disasters with Health and Nutrition in Bihar by TARU Consultancy under the Sector Wide App
Reflection: Updates from
Communities take on an active role to scrutinise records and give feedback on the government run Anganwadi Centres that provide health services to women and children.
The Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project, also locally known as JEEViKA, aims for social and economic empowerment of rural poor in the state. Aided by the World Bank, JEEViKA is managed by the Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society (BRLPS), an autonomous body under the Department of Rural Development of the Government of Bihar (GoB). Excerpts from an interview with Shri Arvind Kumar Chaudhary (IAS), CEO-cum-State Mission Director:
Training women as hand pumps caretakers in rural Bihar also enables them to enhance their incomes through paid services.
Reflection: Updates from SWASTH - BTAST (January 2015)
Anshuli Arya, Principal Secretary, PHED, Bihar, says the Bihar Technical Assistance Support Team (BTAST) interventions have helped a change in the government’s approach towards social development. She speaks with OneWorld on how the right technology can make a difference in service delivery.
Gram Varta or Village Dialogue spreads awareness among women on health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene.
BTAST shares key SWASTH findings at a national conferenceBihar government officials and BTAST experts working in the fields of health, nutrition, women empowerment, water and sanitation and monitoring and evaluation share experiences from the state