Key Messages

This report is a prelude to the development of a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) decision support tool that will aid cities in providing cost-effective, inclusive and sustainable sanitation options for all with a particular emphasis on the urban poor This is proposed to be achieved through an integrated assessment framework of alternative sanitation technologiesA PoC decision support tool is planned to be developed, with an aim to facilitate an integrated approach to the sanitation investment planning process for ULB in India The PoC tool is envisioned to provide stakeholders the information and knowledge of existing and new technologies in a manner that allows them to compare alternatives, assess cost/benefits and make informed decisions