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In 2003, President Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam visited a small village in Hoshiarpur district of Punjab. Kharaudi had done something he thought others could emulate. It had concrete roads, parks, a library, street lights running on solar cells and a septic tank to treat village's sewage - all thanks to rich Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) of the village who thought that this was the best way to pay...

Manipur villagers spend Rs 400 per month on drinking water

79% people living in villages of the four valley districts in Manipur use raw water from ponds, rivers and canals, says the Village Development Profile published by the...

40% people in the National capital live in houses not connected to sewerage network

According to the Census 2011, two in every five houses in Delhi are not connected to...

Chennai's drinking water seeps down the drain

Red Hills reservoir, which serves as Chennai's primary storage, is leaking water due to damage in one of its weirs (a barrier across a river designed to alter its flow characteristics). This is...

Piped water only for 40% of the middle class

Only 15% of the middle class, households with an annual income above Rs. 88,800, get about three hours of water...

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