DWSS to launch 41 projects of drinking water in 31 districts

Published On: February 9, 2017 02:17 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: In a bid to provide safe drinking water to the people, the Department of Water Supply and Sewerage (DWSS) is set to launch 41 different projects relating to the improvement of the quality of drinking water in the total 31 districts. 

The department is planning to start the projects by setting up processing centers in the respective districts, said Department's under- secretary 
Arun Kumar Simkhada, Likewise, the department is planning to run safe drinking water project in all 75 districts, he added. 

Meanwhile, State Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Dipak Khadka said the ministry is working to achieve its aim to provide water on the doorsteps of all people by the end of 2017. 

He also informed that the total 400 projects are kept in place under the safe drinking water project and for which, a total of Rs 405.5 million has been released. RSS 

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