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Assessment of Piped Water Supply Scheme
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(August 19, 2020)

Water being a public good, cannot be denied to any individual of the country and considering the fact that ic & need which is directly linked to public health and economic productivity. it cannot be left alone to market forces. Government of India's major intervention i water sector started in 1972-73 through the Accelerated Rural Water Supply Programme (ARWSP) for assisting States/UTs to accelerate the coverage of drinking water supply in problem villages!. A Technology Mission with stress on water quality, apPropriate technology intervention, human resource development support and other related activities was introduced in 1986 which was subsequently renamed as die Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission (GUNDAM) in 1991, In 1999. 2000. Sector Reform Prices were stated te involve the community in planning.