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Nal Jal Yojna Failed to Provide Safe Water Supply in MP’s Dhilwar Village

 
/ March 13, 2019

Three years since the launch of Nal Jal Yojna in Madhya Pradesh’s Dhilwar village, 355 families are still accessing water from one tap. In India, more than 163 million Indians do not have access to safe drinking water. National Rural Drinking Water Programme targets to provide 35% of the rural...

IU Impact: No More Waiting for Water

 
/ March 26, 2013

The 300 residents of Jayramnagar had been facing a severe shortage of water. There was only one functional hand pump in the village and the residents wanted more. When the village council and the headman did nothing for the community, the people put their faith in Community Correspondent Vrinda Aazad...

West Bengal: Water scarcity forces people to ration drinking water

 
/ July 5, 2016

Annapurna Kumari has been drinking a little water in the past few years, and whatever water she drinks is polluted and unhygienic. Just like her, the 200 other residents of Darikuri Dolashal village, West Bengal, are falling sick in the face of acute water scarcity. So severe is the problem,...