“School and Anganwadi toilet designs: Norms and Options – a technical note”, which have been developed and published by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) with support from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). There was an urgent need to develop a Technical Manual on the design options for the Anganwadis and Schools, to suit the special requirements of babies and children. The manual tries to address the major issues relating to child-friendly design options, in a comprehensive manner.
This technical manual highlight on the design options for the Anganwadis and Schools, to suit the special requirements of babies and children.
The technical note has been prepared with some indicative design options especially for girls and disabled-friendly and norms to be followed during pre-construction and post-construction period of school and Anganwadi toilets.
There are various technologies and design options, which are children especially girl and disabled friendly. But it is also important that facilities created have to be kept clean and maintained to ensure better health and healthy environment for the development of the learning abilities of the children who will be using these facilities.