Drinking water for villages in the Sundarbans


RC Calcutta New Alipore, RID 3291, has installed a mini water treatment plant to supply purified drinking water at the Dakshin Akhratala village in the ­Sunderbans, West Bengal. The plant, that can purify 1,000 litres of water an hour, has 10 taps to provide pure drinking water to more than 300 families. The project was a joint collaboration with ­Ncourage Social Enterprise ­Foundation, a subsidiary of Tata ­Chemicals, and Maa ­Saroda Women & Rural ­Welfare ­Society of ­Sandeshkhali, an NGO working for people in the ­Sundarbans. The project was inaugurated by DG Prabir Chatterjee.

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