TABLE 10.9
              Population Covered with Drinking Water and
                        Sanitation Facilities
                        (Percentage coverage as on March 31)
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Item/Area	        1985	1990	1996
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Drinking Water Supply
Rural	                56.3	73.9	82.00@
Urban	                72.9	83.8	85.00@
Sanitation Facilities
Rural	                 0.7	 2.4	 4.64*
Urban	                28.4	45.9	50.00@
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* With Government initiative under CRSP, MNP, JRY, IAY
@ Estimated figure 
Source:	Ministry of Rural Areas & Employment.
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