ONLY 84% HAVE ACCESS TO SAFE DRINKING WATER
1.8 million people die every year from diarrhoeal diseases.
Only 18.7% of villages have safe water supply while 51.1% depends on wells,
tanks and other sources. 32% of the villages do not have any water supply
44 million are affected by degraded water quality with the excess of fluoride,
arsenic, iron, nitrate, heavy metals and salinity
girls not urinating during school hours due to poor toilets,are prone to
urinary,kidney & other helath problems.
Inadequate sanitation costs India Rs.2.4 trillion
National Commission for Integrated Water Resource Development (NCIWRD)
India is going to become “Water stressed” by the year 2025 and “water scarced”
80% of the urban sewage goes in water bodies..!!
Sources loading phosphates to
Animal feeds Others Detergents Fertilisers
Provision of clean
drinking water Constitutional priority * ARTICLE 47
Industries : 70% of the industrial wastes are dumped untreated into water bodies.
Overpopulation : Causes spread of communicable diseases and epidemics and
exploitation of the few water resources in the overpopulated area.
Urbanization : Urban lifestyle like showers, bath tubs, washing machines etc consume a
lot of water.
Lack of toilets : Only 11% Indian rural families dispose child stools safely. 80% stools are
left in the open or thrown in garbage. Only 6% of rural children less than 5 yrs of age get
chance to use toilets.
Poor maintenance : 12 gallons of water is wasted everyday from a dripping tap..!!!
Lack of awareness : People don’t use water judiciously and take this resource for
Poverty : About 46 per cent of India's people are living in absolute poverty, devoid of basic
water sanitation facilities.
Non-judicious use of money by govt. : Despite of increasing investment in water and
sanitation there is no
Scope of the problem
Urban and rural India is
affected to nearly same
3.41 million people die from
water, sanitation and hygiene-
related causes each year
14.2 per cent of houses do not
have a bathroom, 4.6 per cent
of the population bathe in
enclosures without a roof.
53.6 per cent of households
have no drainage system for
bathrooms and 21.2 per cent
have open drainage.
More than 3x people in India
lack water than live in the
MAJOR CAUSES OF WATER-RELATED PROBLEMS AND
REASONS FOR CONSIDERING THEM
significant improvement in
water supplies and
YOUTH BE THE ADMINISTRATION
Implement a LAW
Utilize the number of grooming and growing colleges.
• Assign every 500m area around every college to it.
• Volunteers from every college compulsory get assigned in task.
Volunteers get certificates from central government.
**VOLUNTEERS FOR WASH (WATER AND SANITATION HYGIENE)
• *Money collection.
*Initiation and awareness.
Toilet usage .
Proper disposal of waste and water saving techniques.
Handicapped Toilets construction and usage.
Free distribution of sanitary napkins to women.
More than 35% women suffer from infectious diseases due to improper
Maintaining and construction of proper dustbins in every 300m region.
Water recycling and its implementation.
Assign rag pickers for proper disposal of waste.
Cover latrine and dispose it.
Help in cleanliness of toilets and surrounding.
Take reports about water facilities available , their maintenance, frequency of visits
of authorities and submit report.
Unveil the report to gram panchayati or municipal corporations.
Award the college for performance and rate it accordingly.
WE ARE AWAKE!!
BUT STILL SLEEPING…
• Teaching environmental studies and
judicious use of resources till higher
• Put emotional images of water scarce
and thirsty people near water
coolers, taps, etc.
• Limit water supply or increase water
bill after a limited supply
• Fine/Ban on defecating in open fields.
• Implement rain water harvesting as a
every $1 invested
in water and
UNDP estimates a
return of up to $9 !
WATER TAP DESIGN
20% = Suggested tap germs
60% = Indian taps
Implement such tap designs in public
Technically proficient engineers place
germ sensor at water tap/public
toilets so that proper replacement ,
cleaning take place.Rain Water Harvesting
Enforce law/ Necessity.
Assign professionals to implement this thing in every
Assist a technically trained staff to judge whether
particular harvesting structure is technically feasible or
A single body to monitor rain water harvesting projects
at national and sub-levels.
Add riders like providing a certain of municipal supply of
water and having rest augmented by harvested rainwater.
Underground pipes to
increase water level to
because…An idea can change your COUNTRY..
*Provide internships in water and cleanliness related
projects under government. Types of
Training the internees about
making better water purifiers,
enhancing water supply
Household sanitation .
Better technical skills to
Training how to keep a
track of progress in an area
using survey feedbacks.
skills of youth.
Using super sand to clean
Atmospheric water gases.
Large scale solar stills.
Portable rain water
GOVT. STATE GOVT.
A1 A3 AnA2
WORK IN PROGRESS (MONEY
3Lacs for 1000lph.
filtration + membrane)
Funds…HOW MUCH AND FROM WHERE ??
and nagar palikas
urban people .
*Rs.20000 to Rs.30000
depending on tank
EXPENSES. Cost is
levels•Decrease in no. of water
•Decrease in water scarcity
•Decrease in pollution level of
•Decrease in no. of infections
•Decrease in maternal birth-
•Decrease in no. of droughts and
Diseases are caused
due to water
attendance is major
No = 88%
Yes = 10%
know = 2%
•No investment by rural and poor people.
•Mass employment and channelizing the youth energy will be done.
•Youth – a major part of nation’s population and the best human
resource with innovative ideas and dedication - is involved at the
basic level in the plan.
•RWH will provide economic opportunities to rural communities.
•RWH and volunteer program improves sanitation and brings girls
back to classroom.
•Consistent “Volunteer program” will be far more effective as
compared to occasional camps, campaigns and programs.
•Judicious use of every possible resource & technology will be done.
•Economy will boost to a very high level.
•There is minimum possibility of corruption since the program is
under private sector and in youth’s hands and there will be receipts
of every investment being made.
Helpline numbers to solve public grievances monitored by private
•Gender & caste discrimination will diminish.
•Easy germ-level detection in modern taps.
For the people
By the people…
From the people…
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IS
THE URGENT NEED……..AND we are
“Fraud is the biggest challenge before the National economy. Concentrated efforts are
required on part of corporate and regulators to tackle this menace. “
Mr. S. K. Bansal , President, ACFE ,(India Chapter)
Pressurize the govt. to act
Nodal body at centre
implement and monitors
RWH and REVERSE
Awareness through media
Poor maintenance of
Denial of government to the
High expenditure on RWH and
Non-cooperation by privileged
Myths and rituals pose a great
Corruption , involvement of
middle men, corrupt officers.
• THE TIMES OF INDIA,THE HINDU,LIVE MINT & THE
• ISP(INDIA SANITATION PORTAL),WIKIPEDIA
• http://www.charitywater.org, http://censusindia.gov.in
• http://www.wsp.org, http://www.unhcr.org
• http://indiawater.gov.in, http://www.shareresearch.org
• Google images