The Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Fund Development Board has perceive water supply and sanitation program as an entry point of the development process and taking initiation to bring positive changes in the life of the rural community through the water and sanitation project. In this context, the Fund Board has adopted the approaches of demand driven, sustainability, cost effectiveness, quality project construction, and community participation in the procurement process of the materials of schemes, inclusive and meaningful participation of the community in the all stage of the project as well as increase community responsibility and sense of ownership towards the project.
To contribute the achievement of national target on water and sanitation by 2017, the Fund Board has adopted new technologies of drinking water sector as well as the policy of 'one house one tap'. This policy was successfully piloted in the previous batches and will be compulsorily applied in all projects onward.
The Fund Board has set to implement rehab and reconstruction work of the damaged schemes of previously constructed in earthquake affected districts. To share the experiences and learning to all stakeholders as well as to make conceivable to all readers especially living in rural Nepal the Fund Board has added Nepali version in its website. I would like to request to all readers to send your valuable suggestions and feedback to make it more informative.
Bhumi Nanda Devkota