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Works are ongoing in Mission Mode to provide drinking water connection to every household in rural areas of the state: DWS Minister

Warks are ongoing in Mission Made to provide drinking water connection to every household in rural e cas of the state through Jal Jeevan Mission, stated Drinking Water & Sanitation Minister Sushant Choudhary in a press conference on the progress and implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in the state the Secretarial yesterday.

He said, Jal Jeevan Mission was launched in 2019. Out of 7,60,052 households in rural areas of the stane, so far 3,57,973 households have been provided with drinking water connection through up connection under the scheme. Prior to the launch of the scheme. drinking wider connection was provided to only 24,502 households in rural areas of the state through tap connection. Percentage wise, it was 122% So far, a total of 3,82,475 houses in the state have. been provided drinking water through tap connection.

This has made it possible to reach 50.32% of households with drinking water connection, which is higher than the national average, Tripam is currently ranked 16″ in the country and 5 among the Northeastern states in providing tap water through top connections.

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