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Rural water

Drinking Water for the Last Person

A programme of capacity building on rural drinking water supply

August – September 2011


Training report on workshops conducted in Uttar Pradesh

March 27 to March 30, 2011

This is a report on workshops conducted for village community members (PRIs, Village


Economic gains through ecological work

The impact of the watershed programmes have not only resulted in ecological restoration but also yielded economic returns for the communities. In village Bagroda of Bhopal district, the watershed mission initiated work in 2006, covering a total area of 1,275 hectares with a project cost of 65.03 lacs. In the four years of the project, a sum of 43 lacs have been spent in creation of 6 percolation tanks, 5 ponds, 10 boulder check dams, 6000 contour trenches, plantation of 57000 saplings and fodder development in 10 hectares.

Many a slip

Can India meet the 2012 deadline to provide safe drinking water to all rural homes?


Report on trainings for MP PHED

“Drinking Water for the Last Person” training workshops for the Public Health Engineering Department of Madhya Pradesh, 2010.

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