I think it is a great shame our successive Governments fail to provide clean and safe drinking water and good sanitary facilities for our masses and indifferent to population control measures , We have been missing the bus?
New Delhi: While the UN agencies announce global programmes like Health for All, Water and Sanitation for All, Education for All to meet the challenges of development worldwide, they are unable to manage these global human development challenges. Now their latest slogan is millennium development goals (MDGs) to be met by 2015, which comprises eight goals that appear very simplistic on the face but are complex to achieve on the ground, given the multiple geographical, political and social conditions in different countries. For instance, goal number seven states Halve the number of people without access to safe water and sanitation. One of the flagship UN agencies, the UNICEF, has been in the business of providing water and sanitation services (WSS) for decades. And also the World Bank and UNDP. But countries like India and Bangladesh have huge problems not just in creating access to protected WSS but in tackling the issues of water quality and contaminatio ...more
it is the most important issue for masses