Delhi is the capital of India. It is officially known as the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi. The population of NCT of Delhi as per the Census 2011 is 16,787,941. The density of city is 11,320 persons per sq.km. Total slum population is 1,785,390 which is 10.6% of the total population (Census of India, 2011). The floating population is around 0.4 to 0.5 million. NCT of Delhi comprises of an area of 1484 sq.km. Delhi Urban Agglomeration has been chosen for the current study. It comprises of population of 16,349,831. According to the SFD 56% of excreta is safely managed in the city and rest 44% is unsafely discharged into the environment.
Date of production: 08/02/2016
Last update: 20/02/2016
Keywords SFD; Delhi; India;
Author(s) Rohilla, S. et al.
Published in: 2016
Publisher Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi
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