Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all


Ensure access and availability of clean water and sanitation for all in the state by applying the principles of water conservation, water management and regulations that focus on sustainability and participation of communities in managing water resources, waste and sanitation.


  • Recognising the benefits of improved water and sanitation services in health and economic welfare, the government of Uttar Pradesh will focus on a community-based approach to sustainable, inclusive and equitable access to safe drinking water and sanitation.

  • The government also aims to achieve the status of Swachh Uttar Pradesh in the coming years; programmes and schemes are therefore aligned to ensure sanitation and hygiene facilities at households and institutions in both urban-rural areas.

Specific strategies include:

  • Achieving total sanitation by 2019 and focusing on communication for development to sustain the changed behaviours and make every GP a sustainable model of solid and liquid waste management.

  • Develop a regulatory framework for efficient management of groundwater use for quality purposes and strengthen the Hydrological Information System (HIS for moving towards improved planning and design of water resources development and long-term water resource management