NATIONAL CONFERENCE on SOCIOLOGY OF SANITATION (Environmental Sanitation, Public Health & Social Deprivation)
Sociologist and social reformer Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, has been working in the sphere of sanitation for the past four decades. It is his firm belief that a multifaceted approach is required to deal with the plethora of issues embodying sanitation. Thus he has propounded his theory of SOCIOLOGY OF SANITATION
” Sociology of sanitation is a scientific study to solve the problems of society in relation to sanitation, social deprivation, water, public health, hygiene, ecology, environment, poverty, gender equality, welfare of children and empowering people for sustainable development and attainment of philosophical and spiritual knowledge to lead a happy life and to make a difference in the lives of others. “
Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Ph.D., D.Litt.,
Sociologist & Social Reformer
Academia, Administrators, Technocrats and members Civil Society from all over India and abroad attended National Conference on Sociology of Sanitation, to share their views and ideas about Sociology of Sanitation.
The objective of this National Conference is to hold a comprehensive dialogue with academia, administrators, technocrats and civil society to conceptualize the complex social and environmental issues, and to undertake an incisive perspective on futuristic goals and paradigm.
The story is about the origin of untouchability in India which started during the Vedic period. This social discrimination continued during the Buddha, Mauryan, Mughal and British period. Though, the untouchables did good things for the society like cleaning the human faece…