Drinking Water and Sanitation

Drinking Water and Sanitation

Budget 2019: As Water Crisis Intensifies, Allocation For Drinking Water Increased But For Ganga And Other River Conservation Cut

Budget 2019: As Water Crisis Intensifies, Allocation For Drinking Water Increased But For Ganga And Other River Conservation Cut
News Water Supply
The government has launched ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ to ensure drinking water to all by 2024, however, it slashed budget for major schemes for the conservation of water sources like National Ganga Plan, National River Conservation Groundwater Management ...
More

More Than 2 Billion People Globally Lack Access To Safe Drinking Water, Finds A United Nations Report

More Than 2 Billion People Globally Lack Access To Safe Drinking Water, Finds A United Nations Report
News
The report titled 'Progress on drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene, 2000-2017: Special focus on inequalities' reveals that every year, around 2.97 lakh children under the age of five die from diarrhea caused due to inadequate water, sanitation, and hygiene services ...
More

National Green Tribunal Terms Condition Of Water Supply, Waste Disposal In Agra As Shocking, Seeks Report

National Green Tribunal Terms Condition Of Water Supply, Waste Disposal In Agra As Shocking, Seeks Report
News Uttar Pradesh Waste Management
The National Green Tribunal has constituted a committee to ascertain the factual position with regard to drinking water supply, sewerage, drainage system and solid waste disposal and sought a report on the issue within two months ...
More

Portugal, Goa Ink Memorandum Of Understanding On Water Supply, Water Management And Sanitation

Portugal, Goa Ink Memorandum Of Understanding On Water Supply, Water Management And Sanitation
Goa News Sanitation
As per the MoU which is for two years,Portugal and Goa governments will collaborate on various issues including the Opa water supply project in north Goa, the sewage water treatment plant in Valpoi and manganese-removal efforts in Selaulim Reservoir, informs Goa Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar ...
More

At 15, Bengaluru Teen Fought To Save Water. Now, She’s Going Places

Garvita-Gulhati-Founder-of-Why-Waste
News
Garvita Gulhati, Founder of "Why Waste?" received the prestigious title of 'Global Changemaker' and has been invited to Zurich, Switzerland ...
More

Cleanliness, Clean Drinking Water Is Now Jharkhand’s Top Priority: Raghubar Das, CM, Jharkhand

raghubar-das-corporate-social-responsibilty
Jharkhand News Uncategorized
Jharkhand’s corporate social responsibility council will spend one percent of its funds to provide cleanliness and clean drinking water to people ...
More

Cities And Villages In Northern And Central India Reel Under Water Crisis, States A Report By WaterAid

Cities And Villages In Northern And Central India Reel Under Water Crisis, States A Report By WaterAid
News
A WaterAid report in 2016 ranked India among the worst countries in the world for the number of people without safe water ...
More

Students From A Delhi School Are Strengthening Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Concepts. Here’s All That They Are Doing

Children As Agents Of Change: ‘I Learnt About Washing Hands, I Will Tell My Younger Brother And My Parents'
Features Season 5 Highlights
The school worked on the concept that if children at early age are taught the basic rules of good health and hygiene, they can become agents of change ...
More

India, United Kingdom Join Hands To Achieve Clean Water, Confirms Environment Minister Mahesh Sharma

Indian Institute To Develop Water Treatment Plant To Remove Effluents From Water
News
The project will address water quality issues including provision for clean water, rejuvenation of water bodies and water management ...
More

How A Severe Drought Gave A New Meaning To The Concept Of Saving Water In Coimbatore

Features Tamil Nadu World Water Day Special
To avoid a repeat of a drought like situation faced in 2003, an NGO installed 600 rain water harvesting systems to recharge groundwater tables and conserve water ...
More

India Is One Of The World’s Most-Improved Nations For Reaching The Most People With Clean Water: Report

News World Water Day Special
According to a report India is one the countries where highest percentage of people do not get clean water within a 30-minute round trip ...
More

Union Minister Uma Bharti Launches Second Swajal Yojna Project In Rajasthan

Uma Bharti
News
The Swajal projects are aimed at providing clean drinking water for communities in water scarce villages and towns ...
More