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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...

Impact – Educated about their rights, women get hand-pump repaired in Bihar

 
/ April 7, 2016

Ignorance kept this village water-less for almost two months. The village hand-pump, which is a sole source of safe, hygienic drinking for many villages in India, was broken after wear and tear. However, the villagers did not know whom to approach in the government, in order to complain about the...

Drinking Water That Causes Cancer!

 
/ October 12, 2010

Residents of a Chattisgarh village in India battle cancer after drinking water contaminated with arsenic.