Timeline


Field trip to Assam along with Fluoride Network team
20 Dec 2013

Field trip to Assam along with Fluoride Network team

The Fluoride and Arsenic Network teams visited Assam with the agenda of establishing contacts with the various stakeholders in Assam. They conducted an exploratory field visit to two fluoride affected villages in Naogaon district. The network teams were accompanied by Dr. Raja Reddy (Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon, Apollo Hospitals and Professor Emeritus & Former Director, Nizam’s institute of Medical Sciences) and SuneethaSapur (Director, Akkshaya Foundation).


Arsenic testing and mitigation efforts in Sahibganj
05 Nov 2013

Arsenic testing and mitigation efforts in Sahibganj

Sahibganj is one of the identified water quality affected districts in Jharkhand and arsenic contamination is one of the key WQ problems in this area. The Drinking Water Sanitation Department, Government of Jharkhand (DWSD, GoJ) is building a multi-village water supply scheme (MVS) to provide safe drinking water to three WQ affected (two of which are arsenic affected) blocks in Sahibganj.


Arsenic Network Inception Workshop
22 Oct 2013

Arsenic Network Inception Workshop

The initiation meeting for the Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network was held on October 22–23, 2013 at Hyderabad. The meeting was attended by participants from across the country and various sectors. The aim of the meeting was to set short term and long term goals and objectives for the network.Also to identify areas where the network should aim to carry interventions and/or knowledge curation/generation.



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