Author(s): Rohilla, S.K.,Luthra, B., Padhi, S.K., Gupta, B.
Published in: 2017
Publisher: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi, India
SFD Report - Chunar, India SFD Promotion Initiative
Chunar is situated on the banks of River Ganga and River Jirgo, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The population of the city is 37,185 (data from 2011).
There is no sewerage network in the city and 71% of the city is dependent on onsite sanitation systems (OSS), out of which 60% are dependent on septic tanks and around 11% on pits. 29% of the population still practices open defecation. According to the generated SFD, 100% of the excreta is unsafely managed.