Swachchh Bharat by 2019 - need for convergence in communicating the messages on sanitation. Letter from Joint Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation to all chief secretaries and administrators.

Targets fixed for Twenty Point Programme (TPP) for 2014-15 under National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP). Letter to Secretary/Principal Secretary in charge of Rural Water Supply/PHED of all states and UTs governments.

The ministry has finalized targets for the first 100 days of the new government under various components of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA). consequently targets have been fixed for each of the States/UTs to be achieved by 31st August, 2014.

The Ministry, with the assistance of Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), has put together a second volume of Compendium of Best Practices on Rural Sanitation titled ‘Pathway to Success’.

The main objective of the CSR Guideline with regard to Sanitation would be as: To promote better human health and improve quality of life among people living in rural areas through improved sanitation measures, including adoption and creation of Adarsh Gram (model village) for all types of Water and Sanitation activities which may include indivi

The main objective of taking up CSR activities in the rural drinking water sector are as under: Provision of safe and potable drinking water in adequate quantity and within minimum distance to all at all times and to bring about an improvement in the general quality of life in the rural area; Initiate conservation, recharge and sustainability me

This policy framework is intended as a guide to assist states in developing their own policies for solid and liquid waste management in rural areas. As such, it does not prescribe what should be in the State’s policy.

The National Drinking Water Advocacy and Communication Strategy Framework 2013-2022 provides the “framework” to guide the advocacy and communication interventions in the implementation of the NRDWP.

In 2009, the Accelerated Rural Water Supply Programme was modified as the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) with major emphasis on ensuring sustainability of water availability in terms of potability, adequacy, convenience, affordability and equity, on a sustainable basis, while also adopting decentralized approach involving PRIs a

In March 2011, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation as part of its mandate to provide technical assistance to states released the Operation and Maintenance Manual to help states to operate, maintain drinking water supply scheme.