Assam Public Health Engineering Department was created in 1956. The department is entrusted with the responsibility of providing safe drinking water and sanitation facilities along with best hygiene practices in rural areas of Assam. This department is managed by highly qualified and professional staff.
- Vision:- A clean and healthy Assam, in which each person individually and collectively owns and takes the responsibility to ensure an equitable and good quality of life through safe drinking water supply, ad equate sanitation facilities and best hygiene practices.
- Mission:- Enhance quality of life of the people by ensuring sustainable safe drinking water and sanitation facilities and services along with promoting hygiene practices according to their choices and affordability.
PHED carries out aforementioned activities in rural areas of Assam through two centrally sponsored flagship programmes namely: