“Mere constructing toilets will not serve the issue, but it’s the perception of people which needs to be changed”. Analyse this statement and discuss ways to change and influence mindsets of people regarding toilet use in India. (150 W/ 10 M)

Mentor’s Comment: The question demands you to assess the issues related to the use of toilets. It may be socio-economic, infrastructural, cultural, attitudinal factors etc. explain them with relevant points. Out of all the factors, attitude plays a significant role. Quote ‘SQUAT survey’ conducted in 5 northern states and mention about attitudinal behaviour. One can … Continue reading “Mere constructing toilets will not serve the issue, but it’s the perception of people which needs to be changed”. Analyse this statement and discuss ways to change and influence mindsets of people regarding toilet use in India. (150 W/ 10 M)