S M Sehgal Foundation
Safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) are the essential components to lead a healthy life. Correct, consistent, and continuous practices of WASH behavior, particularly hand hygiene can help prevent infections and spread of diseases.
In the scorching heat, villagers stood with glasses of water in their hands and smiles on their faces in an eagerness to offer all that they had with utmost kindness to bring comfort to people on a hot summer day, oblivious to the quality of water they were offering.
S M Sehgal Foundation is implementing a project “WASH for Healthy Home” engaging ten women’s groups in partnership with CAWST and supported by Fig Tree Foundation in Jafrabad Panchayat, district Vaishali, Bihar.
Getting Started with Drinking Water Quality Testing (DWQT) course was organised by Sehgal Foundation, India in partnership with CAWST, Canada. A free six-week self-directed online course introduces the fundamental concepts of Drinking Water Quality Testing (DWQT) using portable water quality field test kits.
The onset of a second wave of COVID-19 has inflicted havoc in urban centers and even in the national capital which has somewhat sound state-of-the-art health system.
India has the most people in the world without access to safe drinking water (133.9 million). Many studies indicate that poor and marginalized populations are the worst affected from waterborne diseases resulting from the consumption of contaminated water.
Water is a precious natural resource that ensures human well-being. However, across the globe there is a severe water crisis, which is heightened by issues of inaccessibility and contamination.
Nearly 70% of India’s 1.2 billion people live in rural areas, many of which face unprecedented water shortages.
S M Sehgal Foundation awarded the “3rd National Ground Water Augmentation Award-2009” by Ministry of Water ResourcesPosted on 28 Mar, 2011 04:44 PM
The award, instituted by the Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India, is given for “innovative practices of groundwater augmentation through rainwater harvesting and artificial recharge.” The award to S.M.