The purpose of this project is to ‘Strengthen the Institutional Arrangements for Drinking Water Safety and Security Planning and its implementation in rural areas of Maharashtra’- supported by evidence generation and upstream advocacy with a demonstration in three districts (Latur, Pune, Osmanabad) of Maharashtra. The role of MANAVLOK for this project is as of CBO (Community Based Organization) for the Latur district. Initiated in September 2018, the project duration is of three years in which 45 villages were covered in the Latur district. In the first phase, we worked in 5 pilot villages from the Ahmedpur block of Latur. Later on, this project was implemented in the remaining 40 scale-up villages from Latur, Ausa, Chakur, and Renapur blocks from the Latur district.