Author(s): Rohilla, S., Luthra, B., Padhi, S.K., Yadav, A., Varadharajan, A.,
Published in: 2017
Publisher: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
SFD Report - Bansberia, India
Bansberia is a town in the Hooghly district of West Bengal, India. Bansberia Municipality was the nerve center of Saptagram, a port city, famous for its inland and foreign trades with Europe since 17th Century. Bansberia has a population of 1,03,799. The population density of the city is 11,445 persons per sq.km, which is high in comparison to the population density of West Bengal, i.e. 1,028 persons per sq.km. The slum population of Bansberia is 38,604 which is 37.19% of the total population.
2.7% population practices open defecation. All households are dependent on onsite sanitation systems. It was estimated that 28 % of the excreta is managed safely.