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The Panchayat presidents who received the field water testing kit from Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamilnadu 1.Tmt.V.Indra Papparampakkam Panchayat, Thiruvallur Dt. 2.Tmt.A.Sunitha Mathurantaganallur Panchayat, Cuddalore Dt. 3.Thiru.D.Devasitham Thazhmbur Panchayat, Kancheepuram Dt. 4.Thiru.T.Pannerselvam Kothamangalam Panchayat, Vellore Dt.

The Hon'ble Chief minister of Tamilnadu inaugurated the Drinking water Safety Week Campaign on 19.02.2014 at the Secretariat, Chennai by handing over the Field water testing Kits developed by Tamilnadu Water Supply and Drainage Board to four Panchayat Presidents.

The Panchayat presidents who received the field water testing kit from Hon'ble Minister S.P. velumani Municipal Administration,Rural Development,Law,Courts and Prisons 1.Tmt.D.Malleeswari Kotteeswaran, President, Subba Reddy Palayam Panchayat, Minjur Union, Tiruvallur District. 2.Thiru.S.K.Sekar, President, Senneerkuppam Panchayat, Poonamallee Union, Tiruvallur District. 3.Tmt.K.Sakayamary, President, Thottikkalai Panchayat, Tiruvallur Union, Tiruvallur District. 4. Tmt. A. Ranchitham, Thirukalathur Panchayat, Kundrathur Union, Kancheepuram District. 5. Tmt. S. Sasikala Pon Suresh Madampakkam Panchayat, Kundrathur union, Kancheepuram District. 6. Tmt. S. Selvarani, Nanmangalam Panchayat, St. Thomas Mount Union,

The Hon'ble minister S.P Velumani Municipal Administration,Rural Development,Law,Courts and Prisons inaugurated National Rural Drinking water and Sanitation Awareness week on 16.03.2015 at the TWAD Board Head Office, Chennai by handing over the Field water testing Kits developed by Tamilnadu Water Supply and Drainage Board to six Panchayat Presidents.

TAMILNADU WATER SUPPLY & DRAINAGE BOARD Drinking Water Safety Week (DWSW) Campaign " G.O. (D) No.577 M.A & W.S (WS 2) Department, dated: 21.11.2013" Drinking Water Safety Week campaign is conducted first of its kind in India DWSW Events

Day 1 : District Rally Day

Day 3 : Rural/Urban Local Body Awareness Meeting

1. Government of India, Ministry of Drinking water and Sanitation, New Delhi D.O Lr. No. WQ - 11018/7/2015O/O JD (stat) Dt. 11.02.2015 2. Principal Secretary, MA&WS Department Secretariat, Chennai. Lr.No. 2421/WSII/2015-1Dt.16.02.2015The chronology of events for conducting National Rural Drinking Water & Sanitation awareness week for the year 2014-15 is as follows : 16.03.2015: State level inauguration of National Rural Drinking Water & Sanitation awareness week by Honourable Minister S.P. Velumani, Municipal Administration,Rural Development,Law,Courts and Prisons 17.03.15 : 31 District rally 18.03.15 : 385 Block level rally 19.03.15 : 12524 Gram Panchayat rally/Gram Sabha meeting for creating awareness 20.03.15 to 22.03.15 : Water sample collection and testing with FTKs supplied free of cost involving Anganwadi workers , Pump operators and SHG’s for water collection and Elementary/Primary school teachers, Water Analysts from DPH&PM for water testing.

Safe Drinking Water Campaign

In nature water quality varies from place to place, with the seasons, climate, and with the types of soils and rocks through which water moves. The quality of water should be of drinking water standards all through the seasons so as to ensure drinking water security.

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