Metro Water Board goes all out to deliver at the doorstep

Monday, February 6, 2006

Child and Police Project and Heritage Livelihood Services Provider are the partners Community free to manage distribution Water board’s revenue too will go up Programme to be implemented in slums.

HYDERABAD: Brand new water tanks, one each for two streets, a community enterprise comprising households that decides on individual timings and equitable distribution of drinking water among themselves and the Hyderabad Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB) reaching out to an area where it has never gone before. Notwithstanding the searing heat, the dusty urban sprawl of Ambedkar Nagar in Jawahar Nagar gram panchayat of Shamirpet mandal in Ranga Reddy district, came alive on Friday with women dressed in their finery fetching water from community water tanks, showing that rare order. No fisticuffs, no frayed tempers and women even standing in a queue to get those pails of water!

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Source: The Hindu (link opens in a new window)