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Drinking Water & Sanitation

    Drinking Water and Sanitation Division was established in 1987. Previously it was called Public Health Division, Latehar. Latehar District is having 9 nos. of block comes under this division to facilitate the rural people/villages with potable and Drinking water. There are 4 nos. of D.W. & S. sub division. There are :

    • D.W. & S. sub division, Latehar

    • D.W. & S. sub division, Chandwa

    • D.W. & S. sub division, Barwadih

    • D.W. & S. sub division Netarhat


    Division has setup district level laboratory in side campus to examin the purity of water, which has been functioning since 2013. Various parameters such as fluoride (F), Ferrous or iron (Fe), PH, turbidity, etc. is examined regularly with chemicals & equipment from samples taken from various places of Latehar district.

    On contractual basis, chemist, lab assistant and helper cum sample taker run the laboratory under the direction of Executive Engineer.

    One sub-divisional laboratory at Barwadih is being established. Aim of this laboratory is to detect chemical, biological and physical parameter, which is found permissible or beyond limit in water and whether safe or not.

    Swachchh Bharat Mission (G) is a comprehensive programme to ensure sanitation facilities in rural areas of Latehar district to eradicate the practice of open defecation.

    The district in putting up new dimensions of information, education and communication (IEC), & community building, hygiene education, sensitization and awareness for effective behavior change with involvement of NGOs (community) works, Sahiya, Teacher, Village motivator, village education committees, village health committee, village water & sanitation committee etc. has given new direction to the programme. And this leads to impure the quality of life.

Vision :- To provide safe drinking water and improved sanitation for all, at all times, in rural area of Latehar.

Mission :- To ensure all rural households have access to and use of safe and sustainable drinking water and improved sanitation facilities.

Urban area :- Department provide drinking water in urban area of Latehar town with the support of Nagar Panchayat Latehar.

Achievement :- Department has installed 12097 nos. of tube well and rural pipe water supply schemes in Latehar.

S.N.

Name of Block

No. of T/W

1

Latehar

1861

2

Manika

1409

3

Chandwa

1888

4

Balumath

1682

5

Bariyatu

1006

6

Herhanj

641

7

Barwadih

1786

8

Garu

747

9

Mahuadanr

1077

 

Total

12097

 

Rural pipe water supply scheme :-

    • Barwadih Gramin pipe jalapurti Yojana
    • Garu Gramin pipe jalapurti Yojana
    • Mahuadanr Gramin pipe jalapurti Yojana
    • Chormunda Gramin pipe jalapurti Yojana
    • Chhipadohar Gramin pipe jalapurti Yojana
    • Manika Gramin pipe jalapurti Yojana
    • Nawagarh Gramin pipe jalapurti Yojana
    • Kumandih Gramin pipe jalapurti Yojana
    • Chandwa Gramin pipe jalapurti Yojana
    • Balumath Gramin pipe jalapurti Yojana
    • Bariyatu Gramin pipe jalapurti Yojana
    • Jalim Gramin pipe jalapurti Yojana
    • Mongar Gramin pipe jalapurti Yojana
    • Netarhat Gramin pipe jalapurti Yojana

Mini Pipe Water Supply Scheme :-

    • Kanchanpur mini rural pipe water supply scheme
    • Chakala mini rural pipe water supply scheme
    • Darha mini rural pipe water supply scheme
    • Brahmani mini rural pipe water supply scheme
    • Ichak mini rural pipe water supply scheme
    • Kechaki mini rural pipe water supply scheme
    • Khura mini rural pipe water supply scheme
    • Hotwag mini rural pipe water supply scheme
    • Mahuadanr bus-stand mini rural pipe water supply scheme
    • Hamikhas mini rural pipe water supply scheme
    • Kurokala mini rural pipe water supply scheme
    • Matlong mini rural pipe water supply scheme
    • Mansingha mini rural pipe water supply scheme
    • Rajwar mini rural pipe water supply scheme
    • Hesala mini rural pipe water supply scheme

Solar pump related water service station (Setup by IAP/HYDT) with operation of Solar pump at various places of Latehar District – 90 nos.


SBM(G) :- (Swachh Bharat Mission)

Number of Block09
Total No. of House Hold IMIS (Base line survey)134580
Covered73787
Total no. of Balance uncovered House Hold60792
Target  2015-169643
Achievement 2015-16 (update)5492