Introduction
 
  • Fertiliser P.H. Division, Talcher was created in the year 1971 to provide Piped Water Supply to FCI, Talcher. In the year 1971 Fertiliser P.H. Division was renamed as Dhenkanal P.H. Division at Talcher. Subsequently it was renamed in the year 1991 as RWS&S Division, Dhenkanal :at: Talcher to look after the water supply of rural areas of undivided Dhenkanal District.

  • In the year 2006, the RWS&S Division, Dhenkanal: at: Talcher was bodily shifted to the district head quarter Dhenkanal and the RWS&S Division, Angul:at:Talcher was newly created in the existing building vide R.D. Notification No.5025 Dt. 15.04.2006 with effect from 1.5.2006.

  • The main objective of this division is to look after the Rural water supply of the villages in Angul District. To provide safe & potable drinking water in rural villages, deep hand pump tube wells / sanitary wells have been installed. The status of hand pump tube wells/ sanitary wells is enclosed herewith as Annexure-I.

  • Rural piped water supply projects are being prepared & executed out of Central & State financial assistance. The number of Piped Water Supply schemes completed & commissioned & number of schemes under execution have been enclosed herewith as Annexure-II.

  • Also, water supply schemes to the peripheral affected villages of NALCO/ NTPC/ TTPS & MCL have been prepared & executed on-deposit of funds.
  • The educational institutions in the district have been covered with hand pump tube wells/ sanitary wells. In addition to the above, some Educational institutions have been extended with Piped Water Supply from the existing Piped Water Supply schemes.

  • To provide drinking water to Sevashram schools/ Hospital/ PHC/ AWC/ along with Quarters of above Govt. employees etc., independent water supply have been provided with installation of tube wells with Over Head tanks.

  • This division is also looking after the repair & maintenance of fluoride affected villages of Nalco/ TTPS & IGIT, Sarang. As per the R.D. Notification No. 5025 Dt.15.04.2006, the hand pump tube wells & Piped Water Supply schemes are to be handed over to Panchayati Raj Institutions for operation & maintenance and accordingly the completed Piped Water Supply Schemes and Tube wells have already been handed over.

  • During summer, the no of riser pipes are increased in depleting sources and the tube wells & sanitary wells are disinfected during rains to ensure quantity and quality of water.
  • This Division is also looking after the works of Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) like construction of Individual House hold Latrines (IHL), School Toilets and AWC Toilets etc. in Rural Areas of Angul District. These activities have been taken up with close cooperation of different N.G.Os and Panchayati Raj Institutions in Angul District.
  • Also the water scarcity habitations are supplied with safe & potable drinking water through tankers during summer and in exigencies (such as beaking of diarrhoea etc.)
  • This deptt. has trained some local youths as SEM (self employed mechanic) to repair the tube wells in rural areas. Each SEM has been entrusted with 20-25 sources to look after. They also collect water samples from the tube wells and also it to District Laboratory at Talcher for tasting and quality monitoring. The SEMs also take active participate during disinfections.

  • It is also the nodal deptt. to monitor the sanitation aspects in rural community. Other 4 nos. of deptt. like Health & Family Welfare, Panchayatiraj, Education & Social Welfare deptt. are integrated with us through ‘Sanjog’ to spread and promote the sense of health & hygiene among the villages. As a mark pf progress of sanitation, the district has constructed toilets in all Govt. schools and AWC and more than 50% of house holds are using individual house hold latrines.

  • For smooth executions & maintenance of works, the division is assisted by 4nos. A.Es & 14nos. J.Es as pictured below.
 
 
 
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