School Toilet Requirement - Need Assessment Study

Toyota Kirloskar Motor, as a part of their corporate social responsibility programs, constructed toilets in the government schools of Ramanagara district. As per the reports of the TKM, till 2017-18 they had constructed 495 toilets across the district. As the schools are requesting for new toilets, TKM management decided to understand the actual need. TKM solicited the services of GRAAM for conducting this study. GRAAM is providing strategic consultation to TKM’s CSR since 2012.



Project Snapshot:

Project Name School Toilet Requirement - Need Assessment Study
Project Sanction Date 01 Oct 2018
Project Period Oct 2018 to Dec 2018
Project Location Ramanagara, Karnataka
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Project Team

Project objectives:

  • Stock taking of sanitation services and infrastructure in government schools.
  • To assess the sanitation requirement in government schools in Ramanagara District.
  • To prepare a ready reckoner document on government schools sanitation infrastructure facilities.
  • To provide necessary inputs to plan the future CSR activities in schools with respect to the construction of sanitation infrastructure.


Project Result / Accomplishments:

At the aggregate level, the student to toilet ratio in the schools across the district was well within the norms 1:19 i.e., one toilet per 19 students. However, at the desegregated level, toilets were insufficient. There were 176 schools in the district where the toilet to student ratio was inadequate. The school-level data also revealed that out of these 176 schools major portion of the schools was in Magadi and Kanakapura

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