Rajasthan becomes first state to approve sewage & waste water policy

Rajasthan has become the first state in the country to approve sewage and waste water policy.

The first of its kind policy was approved by the State Cabinet meeting presided by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje in Jaipur.

Key Facts

  • Under this policy, all district headquarters, heritage cities, and cities in the state which have more than one lakh population will be included.
  • Waste water treated under it will be used in irrigation and agricultural work. The requirement of next 30 years will be covered in this poilcy.
  • It will be compulsory for every house in the state to connect with sewage system in those cities which have 100% sewage system in next five years.

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Categories: States Current Affairs - 2017

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