Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Rural Water Supply and Sanitation project at Khagorijan

Moulana Mustaq Anfar, President Anfar Foundation inaugurated the community toilet on Wednesday at Khagorijan village under Lumding block in Nogaon district. Anfar Foundation is implementing “Rural Water Supply and Sanitation” project in Khagorijan Panchayat under Lumding block with the financial assistance of Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW). Under the project, 25 ring wells and 140 units of double pit latrines will be constructed to improve the water and sanitation condition of the remote panchayat. For decades, the villagers are struggling for safe drinking water. During winter session, when ground water level recedes to maximum, women have to spent sleepless nights or have to walk miles to collect water. The biggest irony of this area is that during winter session many anganwadi centers (ICDS) were shut down due to non availability of drinking water.  It is expected that the ongoing WASH project will cut down the safe drinking water crisis to a large extent.    

Author info

Abdul Hasib's picture

Abdul Hasib works as a development worker. Currently, based at Silapathar.

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

4 killed in Barpeta police firing

22 Jul 2010 - 11:43am | Juthika Das
Four people died and over 50 others have been injured when police opened fire on a group of student protesters trying to stall government proceedings of updating the National Register of Citizens (...

Free medical camp

25 May 2014 - 7:35pm | Hantigiri Narzary
A free health check-up camp was organized by MRM Memorial Hospital, a private managed hospital at Debargaon community hall on Sunday in Kokrajhar. Managing Director of the hospital Sewli...

Serial blast: All party meet for CBI probe

13 Nov 2008 - 2:10am | editor
An all-party meet on Wednesday resolved to hand over the blasts probe to the CBI. Attended by all the opposition parties, the meeting discussed the present situation of the state. After meeting,...