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Feb 05, 2019
Trekking to natural water bodies deep in the jungles: How women in this village procure drinking waterMore than 16.3 crore people in India still don't have access to clean water — the highest in the world. The burden to find and transport water for themselves and their families, has always, disproportionately, fallen on women.
Aug 01, 2018
Maharashtra government allocates Rs 7,000 crore for completion of drinking water projects in scarcity-prone areasUnder the National Rural Drinking Water Scheme, the government has approved a proposal of Rs 7,952 crore for completing 6,624 water projects in 10,583 villages, he said.
Aug 01, 2016
Over 36% of rural scheduled tribes don't have drinking water source at homeOver 36 percent of the total 2.01 crore Scheduled Tribes (ST) households in rural India do not have drinking water source in their house, the government told the Rajya Sabha.
Feb 18, 2015
Budget 2015: FM may cut social spending allocation to give states more say in themFinance Minister in Budget 2015 is expected to incorporate Finance Commission's recommendations and cut government allocation for social sector spending by 25-30 percent.