SHILLONG: The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya School, Nongstoin in West Khasi Hills has been facing acute shortage of water these days.

The school has 300 resident students who have to fetch water from a distance of more than 10 km from the school. The head of the school has even asked for a water tanker to supply water twice a week to temporarily help the water crises in the school.