Position Paper: State of Water and Sanitation in Punjab
Punjab Urban Resource Centre (PURC), a research and advocacy organization working in urban planning and development has drafted this position paper to critically examine various facets of prevailing water and sanitation situation in Punjab province. The study examined available water resources, drinking water zoning, water and sanitation quality and coverage, regulatory, policy and institutional framework and key issues in the sector. Research team collected primary and secondary data from relevant government departments, research and academic institutions, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and community to form an analysis for this paper. The study identified gaps at macro and micro levels and generated recommendations for certain strategic actions essential for improvement in the sector.
Thirsty Cities: Analyzing Punjab Drinking Water Policy
Budget Analysis of Water and Sanitation Agency, Gujranwala: Equity and Inclusion Perspective
This study of the budget of Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA), Gujranwala (hereafter referred to as WASA-G) has been conducted in the framework of public finance using the principles of equity and inclusion. It strives to understand the functioning and the problems in the budget and the budget planning, allocation and use by WASA-G. It also studies the budget sensitivity towards the very important concepts of equity and inclusion and the provision of water and sanitation services on these principles to the urban population of Gujranwala. Our purpose is not only to identify the limitations in the budget of WASA-G but to also generate awareness amongst the users and the providers of the budgetary issues.