Darbhanga/Patna: An innovative cost-effective drinking water project in Bihar promises to lower the price of one-litre bottle to 50 paise, cheapest in the world.
The project Sulabh Jal was launched on Saturday in Darbhanga by Sulabh International. It will convert contaminated pond water into safe drinking water.
Sulabh International founder Bindeshwar Pathak laid the foundation for the project at Haribol Pond on Darbhanga Nagar Nigam premises.
“The project work will start soon. By December it will be functional,” Pathak said.
“Sulabh International, an organisation that introduced the concept of ‘Sulabh Shauchalaya‘ in the country decades ago from Bihar, today (Saturday) laid the foundation stone for an innovative project which will provide cheapest drinking water in the world costing only 50 Paisa per litre,” said a statement from the social service organisation.