Evaluation study on Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission (RGNDWM)

The specific objectives of the study were to: Assess the extent of coverage and access to improved services in the rural areas; Assess the institutional arrangements placed by the State Governments for implementation and performance of the mission; Evaluate the overall impact of the mission on the rural habitations, especially on women in terms of access to improved water services and awareness; Identify the measures adopted for ensuring the sustainability of the surface water and ground water sources and constraints there-upon; Assess the role of the stakeholders at various levels in creating awareness about water and sanitation among the beneficiaries; and Document the major achievements in view of the interventions in rural water services under RGNDWM.