Implementation of State Partnership Programme (SPP) in Water Sector, Rajasthan, India

Technical Assistance for the Implementation of the SPP in the Water Resources Sector in Rajasthan

The SPP has been funded by a grant of Euro 80 Million by the European Union (EU). To support Government of Rajasthan, EU hired Egis as the consultant for providing Technical Assistance (TA) for various domains.

Date: 07/2007-06/2014
Client: State Water Resources Planning Department (SWRPD), Rajasthan
Funding: EU

Project overview

The SPP programme has six broad components, three are state-wide and the other three are for 11 selected pilot districts (Sikar, Jhunjhunu, Churu, Bikaner, Nagaur, Jodhpur, Pali, Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jalore & Rajsamand), 82 Blocks and 3,182 Gram Panchayats, as detailed below:

  • Support to state-wide Water Sector Reforms
  • Support to SWRPD
  • Sustainable Water Campaigns
  • Institutional Development of Water-Related Departments
  •  Support to Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRI’s)/ User Groups in selected Districts and Blocks
  • Institutional Development of PRI’s/ User Groups
  • Capacity Building of PRI’s/ User Groups
  • Investment Component

 The SPP has been implemented jointly by the following departments:

  •  Water Resources Department
  • State Water Resources Planning Department  
  • Public Health Engineering Department
  • Ground Water Department  
  • Panchyati Raj & Rural Development Department 
  • Watershed Development and Soil Conservation

Our missions

To assist the Government for state-wide water sector reforms leading to sustainable and integrated water resources management to select areas in Rajasthan. Helping PRIs execute their responsibilities and achieve the following:

  • Equitable access to safe, adequate, affordable and sustainable water supply
  • Conservation, stabilization and replenishment of surface and ground water