Water supply and sanitation in India Current Affairs - 2020

Facts Box: BIS draft standard for drinking water supply

The Bureau of Indian Standards has prepared a draft standard for the supply of piped drinking water. It has been named “Drinking Water Supply Quality Management System-requirements for piped drinking water supply service”. Highlights The draft was prepared by the BIS Public Drinking Water Supply Services Sectional Committee. The draft was developed with the aim Read More…

Government inks $75 million loan with ADB to improve Urban Services in 4 Karnataka Towns

Union Government has inked $75 million loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Karnataka Integrated Urban Water Management Investment Program. Under it 24 x7 water supply will be provided in Karnataka’s four coastal towns of Kundapura, Mangalore Puttur and Udupi and improve sanitation infrastructure for Mangalore town. It will be tranche 2 loan agreement Read More…