National water policy views water as an economic good: Resistance shown by civil society with the move towards increasing the water and sewerage tariff- Bimonthly newsletter by India WASH Forum

National water policy views water as an economic good: Resistance shown by civil society with the move towards increasing the water and sewerage tariff- Bimonthly newsletter by India WASH Forum


This edition of the India WASH Forum has the following highlights:

  • World Bank report states that it has fared well in rural water and sanitation sector when compared with the projects implemented by government.
  • The misplaced perspective of gender in WASH sector.
  • Study by JAGORI on Delhi slums has identified lack street lights, poorly maintained public toilets , lack of good quality affordable public transport are the major barriers that keep women home bound and insecure.
  • Social and legal regulation is required to manage and control the water demand.
  • Review of the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) Guidelines.
  • Case Studies: Examples of greening interventions in rural water supply.

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