Data and Statistics
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Drinking water affected by pollutants, 14/12/2015
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Drinking water affected by pollutants, 14/12/2015. As reported by the State departments dealing with rural drinking water supply into the on-line Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) of the Ministry, there are 63490 rural habitations affected with either arsenic, fluoride, iron, salinity or nitrate in one or more drinking water sources as on 9/12/2015. The State-wise number of affected habitation with fluoride, arsenic, iron, salinity or nitrate is at Annexure-I. The water quality testing laboratories set up at the State, District, Sub-division and Block levels including availability of mobile laboratories is at Annexure-II.