Useful Websites

Population Census of India

The Indian Census is the largest single source of a variety of statistical information on different characteristics of the people of India.With a history of more than 130 years, this reliable, time tested exercise has been bringing out a veritable wealth of statistics every 10 years, beginning from 1872 when the first census was conducted in India non-synchronously in different parts. The rich diversity of the people of India is truly brought out by the decennial census which has become one of the tools to understand and study India It also includes Household amenities and demographic data.

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JMP

The joint WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme is affiliated to UN-Water and was established in 1990.It builds on earlier monitoring activities carried out by WHO since the 1960s. The JMP’s objectives are to provide regular global reports on drinking-water and sanitation coverage to facilitate sector planning and management, to support countries in their efforts to improve their monitoring systems, and to provide information for advocacy.

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National Sample Survey Organization NSSO

National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) headed by a Director General is responsible for conduct of large scale sample surveys in diverse fields on All India basis. Primarily data are collected through nation-wide household surveys on various socio-economic subjects, Annual Survey of Industries (ASI), etc. Besides these surveys, NSSO collects data on rural and urban prices and plays a significant role in the improvement of crop statistics through supervision of the area enumeration and crop estimation surveys of the State agencies. It also maintains a frame of urban area units for use in sample surveys in urban areas.

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Ministry of Drinking Water supply and Sanitation MDWS

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation-(MDWS) The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India, is headed by the Cabinet Minister, Drinking Water & Sanitation. It is the Nodal Ministry for the overall policy, planning, funding and coordination of two flagship programmes of the Government of India, namely, the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) for rural drinking water supply and the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) `{`SBM (G)`}` for sanitation in the country.

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Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

Swachch Bharat MIssion: The Swachh Bharat Mission - Urban (SBM-U), launched on 2nd October 2014 aims at making urban India free from open defecation and achieving 100% scientific management of municipal solid waste in 4,041 statutory towns in the country.

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GWSSB

Gujarat Water Supply & Sewerage Board (GWSSB), established under Gujarat Act No.18 of 1979, for rapid development and proper regulation of water supply and sewerage services in the State of Gujarat. GWSSB (The Board) is committed to ensure sustainable water supply and sanitation services in the State of Gujarat for accomplishing the basic health and hygiene levels leading to Socio-economic Development, Communal harmony and Peace in the society.

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WASMO

Water supply ans Sanitation Management Organization: Pursuant to the 73rd amendment to the Constitution In the year 1993, roles of Government had a paradigm shift in the drinking water sector from service provider to facilitator, thereby enabling the community to act as planner and implementer of village water supply schemes. There was also a shift from the supply-driven government-owned systems to decentralised demand-driven, community-owned water supply systems with emphasis on empowerment and capacity building of the local communities. The Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) were given a constitutional status and had greater power in managing local resources and community affairs..

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