GOVERNMENT OF HIMACHAL PRADESH
IRRIGATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Rural Water Supply
NATIONAL RURAL DRINKING WATER SUPPLY PROGRAMME
All Census villages in the State have already been provided with drinking water facilities in the mid nineties. As per survey-2003, which was finalized during March, 2005, a total of 51848 habitations have been identified out of which 31736 habitations have been categorized as slipped back habitation. As per the National Rural Drinking Water Programme, as on 1.4.2019, there are 54208 habitations in the State. The status of these habitations is as under :-
The Govt. of India under NRDWP has accorded top priority to provide water supply to NC/PC (0-10 LPCD) habitations and while preparing its shelf of projects, the Govt. of H.P. accords similar priorities.
There are 9516 Water Supply Schemes
completed in the State. Out of these 2391 are lift ,404 tubewells
and 6721 are gravity schemes.