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Sustainable Toilet Design for Rural India

For last two weeks I am on a look out for a viable Toilet design for the Rural India. It all started with my Village statistics report , which shows nearly 70% of the House hold are using Open air for the Nature Call. The Amazing Fact comes out of it is that near about 98% of the Household have One Mobile Phone , 67% of the Household have Two Wheeler, 94% have Color Television but on account of  Sanitary Solutions like Toilet and Waste Water.. its nearly Non Exist.  While in the Course of my study I started with a Designed Prototype which required some 6-7 months to make it feasible. Here is what The Problems I have collected in a brief from the Village Study.
The Problem :
Mentality : The Simple Will to have a Toilet is not in the mindset at first. While they can go for extensive shopping on Electronic Gadgets like Feature rich Mobile Phone (costing Above 3000/-) with , LCD TV, Pulsar and Apache Range of Bikes and Gold Ornaments. 
Cost of Toilet : The Cost of Toilet is a deciding facto…