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Deaths due to water pollution occur mainly as a consequence of drinking of contaminated water.

The common diseases caused by consumption of contaminated water are Cholera, Viral Hepatitis, Enteric Fever (Typhoid) and Acute Diarrhoeal Diseases (ADD). The number of deaths reported State-wise on account of Cholera, Viral Hepatitis, Enteric Fever (Typhoid) and Acute Diarrhoeal Diseases (ADD) for the years 2007, 2008 and 2009 are given in Annexure – I-III. The responsibility for providing safe drinking water primarily lies with the State Governments. However, following programmes are being run through State Governments/local bodies to ensure supply of safe drinking water: Ministry of Rural Development – Department of Drinking Water Supply (i) (ii) (iii) National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP). Rural Drinking Water Quality Monitoring and Surveillance Programme. Jalmani Programme. Ministry of Urban Development

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Annexure –I

State wise number of deaths due to Cholera, Viral Hepatitis, Enteric Fever (Typhoid) and Acute Diarrhoeal Diseases (ADD) reported during the year 2007

SI.No.

State /U.T

Cholera

Viral Hepatitis

Enteric Fever (Typhoid) 18 NR 37 NR 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 4 38 14 1 2

ADD

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17

Andhra Pradesh Arunachal Pradesh Assam Bihar Chhattisgarh Goa Gujarat Haryana Himachal Pradesh Jammu & Kashmir Jharkhand Karnataka Kerala Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra Manipur Meghalaya

0 NR 0 NR 0 0 0 0 0 0 NR 2 1 0 0 0 0

47 NR 0 NR 0 0 7 2 4 0 1 30 14 18 59 2 0

198 NR 911 NR 11 0 3 30 33 0 6 80 12 302 199 16 60

New Delhi. DteGHS.Not reported 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 1 18 15 16 7 41 3 18 20 104 3 34 0 0 59 0 13 544 2 5 22 6 0 0 128 4 0 53 82 1 3 0 0 24 0 1 452 10 6 68 84 38 9 140 19 18 137 1118 4 7 3 0 70 0 11 3603 Source: ‘National Health Profile 2007’ published by Central Bureau of Health Intelligence. Enteric Fever (Typhoid) and Acute Diarrhoel Diseases (ADD) reported during the year 2008 SI. State /U.T Cholera Viral Hepatitis Enteric Fever (Typhoid) 17 1 75 NR 0 1 0 1 2 0 5 16 5 37 8 1 0 9 ADD 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Andhra Pradesh Arunachal Pradesh Assam Bihar Chhattisgarh Goa Gujarat Haryana Himachal Pradesh Jammu & Kashmir Jharkhand Karnataka Kerala Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra Manipur Meghalaya Mizoram 0 0 NR NR 0 0 0 0 0 0 NR 1 0 0 0 NR 0 0 71 0 0 NR 1 0 3 5 7 0 3 25 24 42 34 0 0 11 16 2 745 NR 37 1 2 46 17 4 4 84 1 148 401 4 39 41 . Annexure –II State wise number of deaths due to Cholera. Viral Hepatitis.No.18 Mizoram 19 Nagaland 20 Orissa 21 Punjab 22 Rajasthan 23 Sikkim 24 Tamil Nadu 25 Tripura 26 Uttarakhand 27 Uttar Pradesh 28 West Bengal 29 A & N Islands 30 Chandigarh 31 D & N Haveli 32 Daman & Diu 33 Delhi 34 Lakshadweep 35 Pondicherry Total NR.

New Delhi Annexure –III State wise number of deaths due to Cholera.19 Nagaland 20 Orissa 21 Punjab 22 Rajasthan 23 Sikkim 24 Tamil Nadu 25 Tripura 26 Uttarakhand 27 Uttar Pradesh 28 West Bengal 29 A & N Islands 30 Chandigarh 31 D & N Haveli 32 Daman & Diu 33 Delhi 34 Lakshadweep 35 Pondicherry Total NR.Not reported 0 NR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 30 10 8 2 13 5 15 12 128 1 NR 2 0 62 0 22 536 0 32 4 8 0 1 4 0 31 74 0 NR 0 0 32 0 2 366 0 76 31 41 3 16 39 29 107 829 0 NR 1 0 86 0 15 2865 Source: ‘National Health Profile 2008’ published by Central Bureau of Health Intelligence. Viral Hepatitis.T Cholera Viral Hepatitis Enteric Fever (Typhoid) 7 20 NR NR 5 0 1 31 4 0 5 11 2 39 12 ADD 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Andhra Pradesh Arunachal Pradesh Assam Bihar Chhattisgarh Goa Gujarat Haryana Himachal Pradesh Jammu & Kashmir Jharkhand Karnataka Kerala Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 NR 0 2 4 1 43 2 NR NR 13 0 99 4 5 0 3 17 13 17 30 94 7 NR NR 11 0 3 33 24 5 4 73 4 134 39 . Enteric Fever (Typhoid) and Acute Diarrhoel Diseases (ADD) reported during the year 2009 SI.No. State /U. DteGHS.

Not reported NR 0 0 0 NR 0 0 0 0 0 NR 0 0 0 0 0 0 NR 0 0 12 0 2 7 0 82 5 2 3 1 3 20 19 121 2 NR 0 0 40 0 33 586 2 0 4 0 33 1 0 0 1 1 49 67 78 0 NR 0 0 47 0 1 421 8 24 17 0 91 38 26 6 18 33 70 151 725 0 NR 0 0 107 1 16 1762 Source: ‘National Health Profile 2009’ published by Central Bureau of Health Intelligence.16 Manipur 17 Meghalaya 18 Mizoram 19 Nagaland 20 Orissa 21 Punjab 22 Rajasthan 23 Sikkim 24 Tamil Nadu 25 Tripura 26 Uttarakhand 27 Uttar Pradesh 28 West Bengal 29 A & N Islands 30 Chandigarh 31 D & N Haveli 32 Daman & Diu 33 Delhi 34 Lakshadweep 35 Pondicherry Total NR. 2010. July 27. DteGHS. . New Delhi This information was given by Minister for Health and Family Welfare Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad in written reply to a question raised in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.

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