Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on August 19 his government has supplied piped water connections to seven crore rural homes over previous three years under Jal Jeevan Mission. He was virtually addressing a ceremony organized by Goa government to commemorate 100% piped water supply coverage in the state's rural areas… read-more
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ordered to completion of the water projects under the "Jal Jeevan Mission" in the State. Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government emphasized the completion of water projects and said, providing free water is their top-most priority in UP, for people. The statement of the CM came while he was inspecting the progress of the Kachnoda dam project in Lalitpur. Furthermore, he ordered to speed-up work… read-more
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Umla, a village of Leh district in Ladakh, became the 12th village to have water supply in every household. Water supply in Umla is said to be life changing for people, who need not struggle to get water, especially during winter at sub-zero temperatures. The development was made under "Jal Jeevan Mission" of the Central Government, which assures to provide free water supply throughout rural India by 2024.
As per the Jal Shakti Ministry, around 38% of rural population have availed benefits under the Centre’s flagship 'Jal Jeevan Mission'. Launched in 2019, the scheme has covered 58 districts and 87,009 villages while ensuring tap water connections to four crore households. Moreover, the Centre has aimed to provide tapped water supply to every rural households by 2024. It also aims to provide 2.68 crore tap connections in urban bodies.
The Union Ministry of Jal Shakti on March 27 approved Rs 465-crore performance incentives to seven states for successfully implementing the Jal Jeevan Mission. The states to avail the incentives are Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Manipur. While Gujarat performed the best in implementation, five north-eastern states have entered the list for the first time. Announced on August 15, 2019, the scheme… read-more
Courtesy: The New Indian Express