The Government of Nepal came up with the National Sanitation and Hygiene Master Plan-2011 with the view to achieve the target of total access for water and sanitation by 2017. To support the national target by achieving remarkable progress in WASH sector of Rupandehi district, a two-day VDC and Municipality Level WASH Strategic Planning Workshop was conducted in five project VDCs viz. Karahiya, Kerwani, Siktahan, Makrahar and Devdaha along with Butwal Municipality.
The Chairpersons of V/M-WASH-CC, representatives of various political parties, civil society, health organizations and schools participated in the workshops. The workshop was facilitated by advocate Mr. Bishnu Prasad Timilsina and Mr. Ishwori Prasad Acharya, Technical Officer from Water Supply and Sanitation Sub-Division Office, Rupandehi.