Public Toilet Demand Scan in Kushtia and Jhenaidah
The study aims to scan the demand for public toilets in Kusthia and Jhenaidah Paurashava considering the current and future needs in terms of population, location, and availability of space. DM WATCH completed the major tasks under this assignment by tracing the place for installing the public toilets using GIS tools, and analyzed the Digital Elevation Data, DEM of each cities, designed (installed/upgraded toilets), prepared a list of all the possible national regulations and standards, reviewed the requirements for public toilets according to national policy, and finally a checklist to assess the quality of each toilet. Mentioned cities were surveyed in 2017 and the data was collected through a questionnaire survey, KII, FGD, secondary doc review, etc. Primarily selected spots were assessed against the perception of an engineer’s on the site visit. Finally, suited locations were identified and displayed in the Map.