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Bolangir Walks For Water and Sanitation

Bolangir Walks For Water and Sanitation a Initiative of "World Walks For Water and Sanitation 2013" Organised By AJSA Orissa,India

30 June 2013
Last updated: Thu, 07/11/2013 - 09:27

Livelihood Links to Poor Water Quality in India: Alternates


The water quality problem in India is severe in many pockets of the country. It has been learnt that there are comparatively less efforts toward addressing the problems related to water quality by government and other agencies in India. We have examples where the youth could not find jobs in organizations or public sector agencies those take physical fitness test by looking in each parameter of health of a person. In majority of cases the health authorities are not aware about the severity of endemic water quality problems in their area. The institutional coordination and knowledge networking efforts are shockingly negligible. This article tells that what the agencies and government should consider in such situation.  

People's Stories
Author: K N Vajpai
30 November 2012
Last updated: Tue, 12/11/2012 - 19:40

Almighty Ganges-Can We!

In south Asian region over 75 percent of the people live in rural areas, those have little access to safe potable water systems. Until, recently, people depended more on surface water which was exposed to microbial contamination resulting in water related disease like gastroenteritis, typhoid, dysentery, cholera, infectious hepatitis, infant diarrhoeas, and skin diseases and so on.

1 April 2011
Last updated: Thu, 05/19/2011 - 10:05