Draft State Water Policy 2019, Meghalaya

The Meghalaya Cabinet has approved a draft water policy to address water usages, issues of conservation and protection of water sources in the State on July 12. All issues related to utilization of water and livelihood and how to preserve water bodies have been outlined in this policy including community participation in the implementation of this policy by constituting a water sanitation village council at the village level. The policy was drafted by the state Water Resources department in consultation with experts in water conservation and protection of water bodies.