Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
Manuals for preparation of detailed project report for rural piped water supply schemes by Ministry of Drinking Water and SanitationPosted on 08 Mar, 2013 05:33 PM
The works have to done maintaining appropriate standards and quality of the schemes, and ensure their completion in time. The manuals are prepared keeping in mind the activities mentioned in the 12th five year plan.
Uniform drinking water quality monitoring protocol- A document by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (2013)Posted on 07 Mar, 2013 08:36 PM
These protocols are suggestive in nature and will be useful for laboratory personnel, water supply engineers and policy makers working in the drinking water sector operating at State, District and Sub-district levels.
A communication and advocacy strategy framework for sanitation and hygiene, by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and UNICEF (2012-17)Posted on 05 Feb, 2013 08:44 PM
The number people practicing open defecation in India is more than 600 million. Though the access to improved sanitation has increased since 2000 the pace of change has been slow. If the current trend continues then it will be difficult for the country to meet its Millenium Development Goal for sanitation. Thus accelerating access to and use of toilets and hygiene practices have become a national priority.
Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and National Remote Sensing Centre release groundwater prospects maps for 14 states of IndiaPosted on 17 Jan, 2013 05:29 PM
It is therefore crucial that we look after this resource and ensure that it is managed properly.Over reliance on groundwater for both domestic and commercial purposes has led to over-exploitation and contamination of groundwater. In order to make groundwater sustainable, there is a need to understand the aquifer characteristics as well as its overall geological setting.
"Arghyam prepares Water Quality Management (WQM) framework for rural areas" - Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation releases its first e-newsletter on water and sanitation in India (December 2012)Posted on 24 Dec, 2012 08:51 PM
The newsletter refers to the nationwide campaign carried out by Arghyam, with the aim of creating awareness on water quality issues with a specific focus on fluoride contamination in groundwater sources, by engaging students from across the country in a water quality testing, analysis, and reporting.
In the newsletter, the spotlight is turned on:
Guidelines for preparation of detailed project report for rural piped water supply schemes- A document by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (2012)Posted on 12 Dec, 2012 10:19 PM
The main components of the guidelines include
Standard operating procedure for responding to natural disasters - Rural drinking water supply and sanitation - A document by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (2011)Posted on 17 Nov, 2012 10:22 PM
This document by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation spells out the roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders in providing water, sanitation and hygiene services during different phases of disasters.
Uniform drinking water quality monitoring protocol- Draft by Ministry of Drinking Water and SanitationPosted on 12 Sep, 2012 12:15 PM
This document by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation describes various elements of laboratory management practices that will ensure that the data generated is comparable and scientifically correct and is in a form that can then be used to result in intervent