In a survey, jointly carried out by National Sample Survey and HP Economic department, it is found that Himachal Pradesh has got the distinction of providing safe drinking water to 90 per cent of its population, that is much above the national average of 62 per cent.

In his statement State irrigation and public health Minister Rabinder Singh Ravi said that Himachal government is making efforts to increase it further to 100 per cent by providing safe drinking water to 3,243 panchayats of the state.

Bahra University