Centre releases Rs. 166.74 cr to Tripura under Jal Jeevan Mission.
Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha informed this in his tweet.
In his tweet he wrote, ” My gratitude to Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi ji & Hon’ble Jal Shakti Minister Shri Gajendra Singh Sekhawat ji for releasing Rs. 166.74 crore to Tripura under Jal Jeevan Mission”.
This will help expedite the efforts towards the goal of ensuring piped water supply to every rural household.
He added, “We started this work with availability of water connections in only 3% households. But, with the sincere efforts of our government, drinking water facility has now been ensured in around 60% rural households. The fund released by the Centre will help speed up the remaining works”.