Under the special initiative of the Chief Minister of Punjab, the Government of Punjab has established Punjab Saaf Pani Company (PSPC) with a mandate to develop, design, plan and execution projects for providing safe drinking solutions prioritizing underserved areas especially in rural and peri-urban areas of province using localized and customized solution with regard to sources, treatment technologies, supply options and sustainable O&M models with community engagement and participation. Punjab Saaf Pani Company has hired consulting firms for community engagement and mobilization for Saaf Pani Projects in different packages. PWS with lead consortium member Socio Engineering Consultants (SECON) is implementing the 3 years (2016-2018) community engagement and mobilization component in 5 districts of Package 5 (District Sargodha, Bhakkar, Mianwali, Khushab & Cheniot).
Project has 4 scope areas that include
- Social assessments,
- Formation of Saaf Pani Tanzeems (SPTs),
- Incorporating WASH component for hygiene practices in water usage
- Youth entrepreneurship model