Viswash & its member celebrated World Sanitation day 2013. Viswash organized state level advocacy workshop for pupularising the auspicious UN day on Sanitation i.e. World Sanitation day 2014. The topic of the workshop was Means and Ways of Maximizing Participation of Civil Society Organisations in implementation of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan in Bihar. The event was inaugurated by Hon’ble Deputy Chairman-Bihar Vidhan Parishad- Mr.Salim Parwez. Total 161 people from cross section of society including Panchayti Raj, Leading Media houses (Aaj, Prabhat Khabar, ETV Bihar, DD News etc.) and Education & training took part in the advocacy workshop.
VISWASH assisted GSF Project through facilitation in smooth conduct of a Survey on Sanitation facilities in villages of Bihar. VISWASH mobilsed members for necessary facilitation in the Sanitation Survey In line of its advocacy and sensitization activity VISWASH Bihar organized an informative Seminar during December 2013 on Mineral Contamination in ground water which had been a neglected area of our decision makers. The Seminar was held at BVHA conference hall in Patna on 30th December 2013. Around 38 representatives from Civil Society Organization, Panchayati Raj, Research and education took part in the seminar. Presentation followed by panel discussion was dominant method of sharing of information throughout the seminar.