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Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022 Question raised in Lok Sabha on Contaminated Drinking Water

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Contaminated Drinking Water. It is a fact that as per the 23rd report of the Standing Committee of Rural Development, there were 3.42 lakh partially covered habitations (receiving inadequate drinking water) and 59,881 water quality affected habitations as per the Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) data as on 17/3/2016. This data is dynamic in nature and as per IMIS data as on 10/3/2017, there are now 3.30 lakh partially covered habitations and 64,094 water quality affected habitations. The State-wise break-up of partially covered habitations as on 10/03/3017 is at Annexure-I and the State-wise number of water quality affected habitations which are yet to be provided safe drinking water as on 10/3/2017 is at Annexure-II.