Bhagalpur - India

Reviewed SFD

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Bhagalpur is a city located on the southern alluvial plains of River Ganga, 220 km east of Patna and Bhagalpur is a city located on the southern alluvial plains of River Ganga, 220 km east of Patna and 410 km North-West of Kolkata. It is the third-largest urban centre of the state. Bhagalpur city is also the headquarters of Bhagalpur district. The city is divided into 51 wards. As per census 2011, the city’s population was 400,146, residing in 68,193 households. The current population of the city has increased to 470,335 and in turn increases the total number of households to 94,065, based on this data the SFD 2020 has been generated. The majority of the population in Bhagalpur (89%) uses onsite sanitation systems. Another 10% use offsite sanitation systems and 1% of the population practices open defecation. All of the excreta in Bhagalpur is unsafely manged. This SFD Light Report was prepared by the Centre for Science and Environment India in 2020.

  • Prepared by: CSE
  • Date of production: 23/11/2020
  • Last update: 23/11/2020