International Journal of
Sociology and Anthropology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Sociol. Anthropol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-988X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJSA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 305

Full Length Research Paper

A study of sanitation of toilets in elementary and senior Secondary schools located in rural areas of Uttarakhand state in India

Abhimanyu Kumar1* and Anshu Taunk2
  1Government Post Graduate College, Ranikhet, India. 2Delhi High Court, India.
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  •  Accepted: 08 February 2010
  •  Published: 31 October 2010



This paper is based on the primary data collected from the teachers and the students studying in the elementary and senior secondary schools situated in rural areas of the state of Uttarakhand in India. The study was conducted in six districts of Uttarakhand. All these schools were randomly sample. Data were collected through interview schedule in an unbiased manner. The sample included 200 elementary and 142 senior secondary schools situated in the rural areas of six Districts of Kumoun Mandal (Commissionary) of Uttarakhand.


Key words: Sanitation, schools, toilets facility, rural area.