New Delhi:  The Ministry of Jal Shakti said on Wednesday that one lakh towns and 50, 000 Gram Panchayats have become ‘Har Ghar Jal’.

The Jal Jeevan Mission accomplished an achievement in giving faucet water supply to each family in one lakh towns across India, in a brief time of 23 months.

At the dispatch of this driven program, out of 18.94 crore rustic families in the country, just 3.23 crore (17%) had faucet water associations. In spite of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown interruptions, the Jal Jeevan Mission gave 4.49 crore faucet water associations in 23 months and has likewise made 50, 000 Gram Panchayats ‘Har Ghar Jal’ by giving faucet water supply to each family in these panchayats.

Today faucet water supply has arrived at 7.72 crore (40.77%) families. Goa, Telangana, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Puducherry have accomplished 100% faucet water supply in provincial regions. Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas”, the adage of the Mission is that nobody is forgotten about and each family in a town is given faucet water association. As of now, 71 regions, 824 squares, 50, 309 Gram Panchayats and 1, 00, 275 towns have accomplished the objective of ‘Har Ghar Jal’.

The Jal Jeevan Mission centers around water administration conveyance instead of giving simple water supply foundation. Under the JJM, the point is to guarantee that each family regardless of its financial condition has faucet water supply.

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To accomplish the objective of giving faucet water to each provincial family, Rs 3.60 lakh crore have been designated by the public authority. In 2020-21 Rs 11, 000 crore was apportioned for the States/UTs.

Under the Jal Jeevan Mission, water-scant regions, quality-influenced towns, optimistic regions, SC/ST greater part towns and Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojna (SAGY) towns are focused on for giving faucet water supply.

During the most recent 23 months, faucet water supply has expanded four-crease from 7% to 33% in 117 optimistic locale. Additionally, in excess of 97 lakh families have been given faucet water supply in 61 areas influenced by Japanese Encephalitis-Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (JE-IES). 696 SAGY towns and 29, 063 SC/ST greater part towns have become ‘Har Ghar Jal.’

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