Water Secure Initiative

The "Water Secure Initiative" project adopts a holistic approach to addressing water and natural resources, including social, economic, institutional, and technical aspects. The initiative will bring together all households in the habitations within a Gram Panchayat to manage water and natural resources and strengthen local governance systems to enable water security. It will enhance women's leadership and youth and children's participation in decision-making roles in village-level governance and water security.

The project aims to build village-level water and sanitation infrastructure and enable women’s leadership capacities in socio-economic aspects to manage sustainable conservation of natural resources and enhance livelihood.


470 households, 6 villages


Khordha district in Odisha




October 2022 to September 2025


₹98.74 lakh


Wipro Cares


  • Prepare and develop convergence mechanisms for Village Action Plans and convergence with Gram Panchayat Development Plans 
  • Facilitate training of Village Development Committee office-bearers and women Self Help Group members on accounting, book-keeping and organization management
  • Preparation of village level water security plans
  • Establishment of community owned and managed piped water supply systems
  • Initiatives on water conservation and source protection 
  • Renovation and strengthening of water bodies
  • Building capacities of the community and work processes for water source sustainability
  • Facilitate community level training and system for water quality management
  • Promotion of improved WASH behaviour 
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