Packaged water @ 10 paise/litre

Rural water supply scheme for Andhra has no room for public opinion; price may be hiked later

villagers in Andhra Pradesh will soon get their drinking water supply in 20-litre plastic containers. The government has shortlisted five companies that would treat raw water and sell it to villagers. The government thinks this is the best way to supply safe drinking water to villages but non-profits think the scheme amounts to leasing out the state