Planning, implementation and monitoring of centrally sponsored programmes and schemes for safe drinking water in rural habitations including schools and Anganwadi Centres.
Conduct periodic performance review with all districts.
Support R&D initiatives, IEC and HRD activities for all stakeholders in Drinking Water sector
Providing support to districts in the wake of natural calamities to mitigate drinking water and sanitation in rural areas;
Building partnerships and synergizing efforts with other sector partners, organisations, NGOs, R&D institutions and civil society in our common endeavour to ensure access to safe drinking water and sanitation for rural communities;
Technical support to districts through seminars, interactions, documentation of best practices and innovations;
Provide inputs to other Departments for formulation of policies impacting water and sanitation issues;
Recognizing and awarding Panchayats and organisations for excellent work in rural sanitation.