The hand pumps is that they are one of the most economical and simple solutions for providing a collective supply of drinking water in rural areas and suburban environments. They also help to eliminate the risks of people, and children in particular, falling into open wells. They also improve the conditions of hygiene under which water is drawn off, by eliminating the use of buckets of uncertain cleanliness, thereby limiting diseases associated with contaminated water.
To provide safe drinking water in the Char Areas of Assam Govt. of Assam has decided to distribute Tara Hand Pump through Directorate of Char Areas Development Assam among the people of Char Areas.