Department of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology of the RWTH Aachen University

Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Disastrous State of Sanitation in Indian Schools

Literacy rates in India are among the lowest in Asia as almost 40% of the age group of 15 years and above are not able to read and write. Although in the recent years there have been large improvements concerning school enrolment rates and basic facilities such as all-weather rooms and the provisioning of cooked midday meals the Indian education system still faces serious challenges and some of these challenges are related to the issue of sanitation. Read more »