Muzaffarpur District

Drinking water access to all in Bihar: Reach, benefits and challenges
Significantly reduced the daily drudgery of women in rural areas Amita Bhaduri posted 1 week 1 day ago

The problem of drinking water in India is becoming more acute by the day, as one can see people queuing up at wells, water tankers, and common water points during summers in mos

The water requirement for the scheme is being fulfilled through borings, submersible pumps, and distribution pipelines implemented by the Department of Panchayati Raj, Government of Bihar. (Image: Sehgal Foundation)
Together as community for better quality of life
The informal settlement of Muskan gali looks nothing like a slum with better water, sanitation and hygiene standards, thanks to the formation of a settlement improvement committee. Amita Bhaduri posted 2 years 3 months ago

As we enter the narrow lanes of Muskan gali, after wading through the unruly traffic in a rapidly urbanising Muzaffarpur, we are greeted by Noorjehan outside her house. Between the gali and the main road, the city has grown. It has a population of 3.5 lakhs as per 2011 Census. This has risen now to five lakhs, say estimates.

Noorjehan, an entrepreneur who owns a home production unit of lac bangles, plays an active role in demanding that the municipality becomes responsive to citizen's needs. (Image: India Water Portal)
Odisha becomes Centre's focus state for small hydel projects
News this week Swati Bansal posted 6 years 5 months ago

Centre chooses Odisha as a focus state for small hydel projects

Small hydel project in Bilgaon
Invitation for Bio Sand Water Filter training, Sangam Charitable Trust and Aakanksha, Muzaffarpur, Bihar
The two NGOs are organising the five-day training course for social leaders in fabricating Bio Sand water filters that can remove upto 99% impurities ravleen posted 6 years 10 months ago

BioSand Water Filters can remove up to 99% of bacteria & viruses and also eliminate worms, parasites, amoebae, protozoa, metals and arsenic and provide safe drinking water for a family or community.

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Biosand filter training in Muzaffarpur, Bihar
Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (India) is looking for Manager - Water & Sanitation based at Bihar - Apply by August 5, 2011
reena posted 9 years 8 months ago

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Aga Khan Foundation

Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (India) is a non-denominational, non-government organization. 

AKRSP (I) was established in Gujarat in 1984 and it seeks to contribute to rural poverty reduction through community involvement and empowerment that leads to the efficient management and improved productivity of natural resources. 

 

"Bagmati Calling" : Dharna by villagers demanding rehabilitation
"Bagmati Calling" : Dharna by villagers demanding rehabilitation iwp posted 13 years 2 months ago

The Bagmati Calling : I am reporting from the south bank of the Bagmati near Benipur in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar.