Opinion No-02 (2016): Is Indian Railways ensuring the right to safe drinking water? Things said and things left unsaid

Indian Railways is the third largest rail network in the world. Access to safe drinking water is deemed a human right. It is incumbent upon the Indian Railways to adequately ensure that every consumer of its facilities are guaranteed this essential amenity. This paper argues that the IR should be more transparent regarding the policies and practices adopted to meet this requirement. The efficient implantation of workable solutions can pave the way for the supply of clean water to every consumer of rail services in India.