Tag: National Rural Drinking Water Programme

Bihar to benefit from $500m World Bank loan

Bihar to benefit from $500m World Bank loan

| February 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The government of India and the World Bank on Friday signed a $500 million credit agreement to improve piped water supply and sanitation services through decentralized delivery systems in Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Assam. Only 31% of the 167 million rural households in India have today access to tap water and domestic toilets (Census 2011). […]

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7 months after Bihar deaths, school meal panel to meet

7 months after Bihar deaths, school meal panel to meet

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Nearly six months after 23 school children died consuming mid-day meal in Bihar, the HRD ministry has finally found time to hold the meeting of the empowered committee that was set up in the aftermath of the tragedy. The meeting of the mammoth empowered committee that has representatives from more than ten ministries and departments […]

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