The department has primarily mandate for supply of safe drinking water to rural areas. This can only be achieved by ensuring that the demands for drinking water appropriately addressed in the context of the physical, environmental and social background of the State. At the same time, we need to ensure that this vital resource will continue to be sustainable for future generations to come.
Rural water supply systems including Installation of hand pumps, mini water supply system, etc. in small habitations/wards with piped water supply system for every individual household.
A massive exercise has been launched aiming at strengthening and restructuring of department, thereby reorienting it into a "Customer Friendly" and competitive organization.
Efforts have also been initiated to achieve total delivery of better service using IT initiatives. New initiatives include facilities for obtaining house connection facilities, "Helpline" facility, "Tube well repair Gangs" to facilitate prompt maintenance etc.
Priority based approach has been adopted for selection, implementation and commissioning of new projects. Importance has been given to the timely completion of schemes.