Drinking water standards have improved in India:WORLD WATER COUNCIL.
May 06, 2017, 02.09 PM IST | PTI | FULL ARTICLE
A majority (71 per cent) of Indians said that safe drinking water had improved over the last five years.
The survey stated that 62 per cent of the Indians said they believed that the government was doing enough to support access to safe drinking water.
Referring to the 'Swachha Bharat Campaign', Braga praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his efforts towards clean drinking water and sanitation.
Providing safe drinking water to every person in rural India will be a huge challenge for the govt.
Feb 12, 2017 11:49:42 IST | FIRSTPOST |FULL ARTICLE
The government of India has committed to providing every person living in rural India safe and adequate drinking water. That means enough water to drink, cook, bathe and water livestock that is safe for these purposes. By its guidelines, this is quantified at 70 litres per capita per day (lpcd) by 2022.The 2017-18 budget has allotted Rs 6,050 crore for this, up 25% from Rs 5,000 crore the previous year .