Rural Water Supply

The Drinking Water Supply is very important issue in the present times in the light of the increasing health awareness among the rural public. One of the most important objective of the State Government is to provide safe drinking water to the rural population.

The Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Department is nodal agency in the State for providing drinking water and Sanitation facilities in rural areas under RWS sector

The drinking water facilities are being provided by various types such as


  • Spot sources (Bore Wells fitted with Hand Pumps)
  • Protected Water Supply Schemes (for one habitation/village)
  • Comprehensive Protected Water Supply Schemes (for a group of habitations/ villages)