Foreign Assistance for Drinking Water

for Ministry of Rural Development | Date - 12-12-2008

Lok Sabha

Rural water supply being a State subject, at times the State Governments, to supplement their resources from their own and that available from the Centre, seek assistance. These proposals are considered and then recommended to the concerned country/ foreign organization for sanctioning foreign aid/ loan.

Germany and Japan are providing assistance to implement rural water supply programmes. Rural Water Supply Project, Rajasthan; Rural Water Supply Project, Maharashtra and Rural Water Supply Project, West Bengal are being implemented with the assistance of Germany. Rural Water Supply Project, Kerala and Hogenakkal Water Supply Project, Tamil Nadu are under implementation with the assistance of Japan.

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development Shri Chandra Sekhar Sahu in reply to a written question in the Lok Sabha today.



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