J V R Murty

J V R Murty
Managing drinking water security - A handbook for Gram Panchayats by the Department of Drinking Water Supply (MoRD)
The handbook is meant to help Gram Panchayats plan, implement, operate, maintain and manage drinking water security. Posted on 27 Jul, 2011 10:03 PM

GP HandbookThis handbook for Gram Panchayats has been prepared by the Water and Sanitation Program (World Bank) for the Department of Drinking Water Supply, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India.

The Department of Drinking Water Supply (DDWS) launched the National Rural Drinking Water Program (NRDWP) in April, 2009. The NRDWP builds on experiences gained through past efforts by many stakeholders and brings all existing rural drinking water initiatives under a single program. The focus of the NRDWP is to ensure drinking water security for all rural citizens in India. Drinking water security means providing every rural person with enough safe water for drinking, cooking and other domestic needs at all times and in all situations, including periods of drought and flood and for livestock.