Performance audit of rural and urban water supply schemes: Government of Haryana

Keeping in view the significance of providing adequate and potable water in rural and urban areas, a Performance Audit on Rural and Urban Water Supply Schemes in Haryana (Report No. 3 of the year 2023) was conducted for the period 2016-21. The field study was conducted in eight districts out of 22 districts. The performance audit was conducted to ascertain whether (i) Proper policies/ plans in line with National Water Policy were formulated, based on assessment of requirement and availability of water to provide safe and adequate quantity of drinking water to rural and urban population as per norms; viii (ii) Financial management was effective and funds were provided in a timely manner and schemes were executed and implemented within the stipulated time and cost; (iii) Adequate attention was accorded to ensure sustainability of water sources and environmental issues were suitably addressed; (iv) Repairs and maintenance of the existing water supply assets were effective for ensuring uninterrupted water supply; and (v) Mechanism for monitoring of quality of water supply and surveillance was adequate and effective.