UK Helps Indian Cities Get Access to Water, Better Sanitation

The U.K. Department for International Development has launched a program worth 14.5 million pounds (USD23 million) to provide water access, better sanitation and shelter to approximately 8 million slum dwellers in 20 of India’s most crowded cities. The scheme, which forms part of a broader Indian government project worth 6 billion pounds, will also help local governments and their development partners deliver basic services to 43 more overcrowded Indian cities.

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  • Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.