Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1) Aims and Objectives of the Organization:
The aims & objectives of the organization to provide safe drinking water to the rural people as well as sanitation facilities.
2) Mission/ Vision:
Mission: Mission of this Department is provide Safe Drinking Water to each house holds so also to the institutions like Schools and Anganawadi, Medicals etc. Beside this to persuade each house holds for construction of toilet and make the surrounding neat and clean and to provide toilets to educational institutions up to High schools and in Anganawadi centers.
Vision: To prepare Water security plan for each house holds and to complete it within time framed. Beside this it is proposed to make Rural Cuttack District as ODF District.
3) Brief History and Background for its Establishment:
Previously this organization was under H&UD Department, Govt. of Odisha. Aim of Rural Water Supply and Sanitation could not be achieved under the same infrastructure of H&UD for which new organization Rural Water Supply & Sanitation was framed in the year 1992 under the Rural Development Department, Govt. of Odisha. Each Block was provided with one Jr. Engineer and each district provided with one Executive Engineer with all infrastructures.
4) Allocation of Business:
Sinking of tube wells, Sanitary wells with its infrastructures like platforms and Recharge pits. To provide water supply projects along with public stand posts, house connections to Rural House Holds and institutions like Schools and Anganawadi. Beside this periodical monitoring of water quality and Repair and maintenance of water sources by supervision through Panchayat Raj institutions. Total Sanitation Campaign is also major activities in which proper IEC is to be made to have toilet in each house hold and its uses.
5) Duties to be performed to achieve the Mission:
For achievement so the above Mission, it is to ensure for preparation of Action Plan for spot sources and Water Supply Projects and to achieve the target in time. All water supply sources is to be tested in the Laboratory and Field Test Kits wherever necessary. Proper IEC us to be made with Sanjog Partners to aware the rural people to construct toilet in each house hold to make all grampanchayats as NGP.
6) Details of Services Rendered:
Steps are being taken for selection of site for spot sources and detailed survey for Water Supply projects and to achieve it in time in both water scarcity and water quality areas. Steps are being taken to aware rural population to have toilet in each house hold by which 100% Schools and A.W.Cs have been achieved along with 35% of Individual House Hold Latrines.
7) Citizen's Interaction:
18003456770-Tole free Number for complains towards restoration of water supply. Control rooms have been opened in the summer season and Mobile number and land phone numbers are being intimated in public.
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