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Punjab’s rural water supply scheme rated the best in the country

The Hindu, 20 September 2014


CHANDIGARH: The 16 World Bank mission while rating praising Punjab's implementation of of a Rs. 1280 crore Punjab Rural Water Supply and Sanitation (PRWSS) project Phase-I as the best in the country has said that it should be declared as a model project and replicated in other parts of the country. The project has not only exceeded the implementation targets under water supply component by 127%, but was also providing water connections to each household in a village but also runs about 50 schemes daily.


These observations were made by a WB team led by S. Poddipireddy during a meeting with the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to assess the progress made under the ongoing World Bank aided project. Read more....